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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Renowned Composer Thrills Music Students

Eriks Esenvalds

Latvian Ēriks Ešenvalds is one of the most sought-after composers working today, with a busy commission schedule and performances of his music heard on every continent. Through a connection with Music Professor Mark Vuorinen, Ešenvalds offered a seminar and singers’ workshop in partnership with Grebel’s three choirs and the Grand Philharmonic Choir in February.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Grebel Church Music and Worship Prof to Retire

Ken Hull 2018

Professor Ken Hull began teaching piano and music courses part-time at Conrad Grebel University College in 1977, the same year that Music became an official department at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Music Builds Community at UW

orchestra cellos

Students at the University of Waterloo are an incredibly diverse group, with interests spanning math, health, engineering, science, environment, and arts. Many of these students have spent hundreds of hours of their life learning a musical instrument and, instead of giving up their love of music while at university, they have found a collective place to express it. The orchestra@uwaterloo is a full-sized symphony orchestra whose players are students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Waterloo.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Hymn conference will mark Reformation anniversary with hymns

hymn society poster

This summer, a celebration of hymnody will coincide with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the annual Hymn Society conference to be held at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, July 16-20.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Grebel names New President

Marcus Shantz

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