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Friday, May 12, 2017

Grebel names New President

Marcus Shantz

Thursday, May 4, 2017

UWaterloo Balinese Gamelan will appear at the Kultrún Festival on July 8

Kultrun Festival

The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan Ensemble is honoured to be participating in the 2017 Kultrún Festival on Saturday, July 8th at 2:00pm. There will also be offering a free workshop at 3:45pm.

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.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Dr. Mark Vuorinen nominated for the Ontario Arts Council’s 2016 Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting

Dr. Mark Vuorinen, Assistant Professor of Music at Conrad Grebel University College, director of the University of Waterloo Chamber Choir, and Conductor of the Grand Philharmonic Choir, has been nominated for the Ontario Arts Council’s 2016 Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting. This is a prestigious award; the nomination alone is wonderful recognition of Mark's skills and gifts as a conductor. The winner will be announced later this fall. 

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