THIS SITE

Information for

You are here

News archive

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Music Prof Wins Prestigious Choral Conducting Award

Mark Vuorinen pic

Recognized for his talents as a gifted, emerging choral conductor, Professor Mark Vuorinen was awarded the prestigious Leslie Bell Prize on December 11, 2016. Vuorinen is Assistant Professor of Music at Conrad Grebel University College and the University of Waterloo, where he oversees the choral program, conducts the University of Waterloo Chamber Choir, and teaches courses in conducting.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Dr. Mark Vuorinen wins Leslie Bell 2016 Conducting Prize from the Ontario Arts Council

Toronto, December 7, 2016 – The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) today announced Mark Vuorinen as the recipient of the 2016 Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting. He will receive the award at the Grand Philharmonic Choir’s Christmas Homecoming concert at Kitchener’s Centre In The Square on Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

New Special Topics course in World Music offered Winter 2017

Bali course poster

New this winter 2017 term is a special topics course in world music: Introduction to Bali, music and culture (see course description below).  Students can register for this course as Music 392 after contacting the music department for a course override.  All welcome to take this course.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Gamelan pre-concert workshop on November 25

To celebrate our new Gamelan instruments, there will be a free pre-concert workshop at 3:00pm in the Humanities Theatre on Friday, November 25. Come and try out these instruments.
Sign up here  

For concert details see events page.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

A New Song CD: UW Chamber choir

A New Song CD

The UW Chamber Choir, directed by Dr. Mark Vuorinen, has released a new CD entitled A New Song.  It includes pieces by James MacMillan, Jeff Enns, and other well-known composers.  Available for $15 in the Music Office at Conrad Grebel, Room 1103.

  1. 2018 (14)
    1. November (2)
    2. August (1)
    3. June (1)
    4. May (4)
    5. April (3)
    6. March (1)
    7. February (1)
    8. January (1)
  2. 2017 (11)
    1. September (1)
    2. August (1)
    3. July (1)
    4. June (3)
    5. May (2)
    6. March (3)
  3. 2016 (17)
    1. December (3)
    2. November (2)
    3. October (3)
    4. September (1)
    5. July (1)
    6. June (2)
    7. May (1)
    8. March (3)
    9. February (1)
  4. 2015 (16)
  5. 2014 (15)
  6. 2013 (13)
  7. 2012 (7)
  8. 2011 (3)