Welcome to Orchestra at UWaterloo
Welcome to orchestra@uwaterloo, the extracurricular ensemble open to students, staff, faculty and alumni. UWaterloo students can earn credit for participation in the orchestra.
We keep links to other music groups on campus and beyond.
- Feb. 6, 2020
The orchestra@uwaterloo held its 2020 Concerto and Aria Competition on February 1 at Conrad Grebel University College. Any student or recent graduate of the University of Waterloo is eligible to compete in this biennial competition hosted by the orchestra. The Department of Music at Conrad Grebel University College is grateful to Professor Emeritus David Taylor, whose generous and ongoing support of the orchestra has made these competitions possible.
- Oct. 29, 2019
The title for this terms concert is Fancy a Cuppa? Music from the Glorious Isles. Pieces include the following:
Vaughan Williams, Fantasie on the theme of Thomas Tallis
Mendelssohn “Hebrides Overture”
Vaughan Williams, “The Lark Ascending”
Mendelssohn Scottish Symphony
- May 27, 2019
The repertoire this term includes several popular ballet overtures, as well as arias from Massenet, Gounud, Dvorak, Mozart, and Offenbach accompanied by local favourite sopranos Natasha Campbell and Autumn Wascher.
The concert will take place on July 25th at Knox Presbyterian Church, which has excellent acoustics and air conditioning!