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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Set up your Early Audition for Scholarships. Study music at UWaterloo!

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Not sure which University to study Music at?  Come and audition with us!

We want to get to know you and see if Music at UWaterloo is the right fit for you.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Music Professor Premiering Three Original Compositions this Month

Karen Sunabacka

The students, staff, and faculty of Conrad Grebel University College are fortunate to have Karen Sunabacka as an Associate Professor in the Music Department. Along with teaching music theory and composition, Karen is an internationally renowned composer. Her compositions have been performed across Canada and the U.S., as well as in South America and Europe.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Music 226: Studio (individual lessons for credit)

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Did you know any Waterloo student can take a studio course (individual lessons: voice|piano|instrumental), Music 226, for a full credit elective?

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Beethoven's 9th "Ode to Joy" at Climate Strike in Waterloo

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If you are planning to attend the Climate Strike at Waterloo Town Square on Friday Sept 27 and would like to add your voice to a rousing chorus of Beethoven’s 9th symphony with other area choristers and members of the KW Symphony you are all more than welcome!  There will be a short run-through at First United Church (King and William Streets) beginning at 11.30.  By 11.45 we will move over to Waterloo Square to be ready to sing at 12 noon.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Spring Ensemble Auditions open for registration

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 The Balinese Gamelan, Instrumental Chamber groups, orchestra@uwaterloo, and the University Choir are open for audition registration.  Please see our Ensemble Page for details.  Auditions start on May 6th.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

2020 Aria & Concerto Competition: Open for entries

Every two years, orchestra@uwaterloo holds a Concerto and Aria Competition that is open to University of Waterloo students and recent graduates, and is judged by a panel of professional musicians. Winners perform as soloists with the orchestra in a public concert.

2020 Concerto and Aria Competition: February 1, 2020.

Deadline for application: October 25, 2019.  See orchestra website for entry forms.

Competition sponsored by Professor David Taylor

Friday, March 1, 2019

Renowned Vocalist Ysaÿe Barnwell to Visit Grebel

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Music builds community! In an effort to strengthen relationships and connections between individuals and groups in academic and local settings, Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo is privileged to welcome an extraordinary musician as the 2019 Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar. Ysaÿe M. Barnwell, Ph.D.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Winter 2019 Ensemble Auditions are open

Is music an essential part of your life?  Join one of our three choral ensembles or four instrumental ensembles in Winter 2019.  Auditions start January 7, but you can sign up for an audition slot now.  See audition details. 

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