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.
- Dec. 19, 2018
The Winter 2019 Concert, which will take place on Thursday April 4th at 7:30pm in Hagey Hall, features the winner of the 2018 UW Concerto Competition. Eric Liang won against stiff competition, playing Brahms Piano Concerto #2 in B flat major. This competition is sponsored by Professor David Taylor, and the quality of the contestants was excellent.
Brahms Piano Concerto #2 in Bb major
Bruckner Overture in G minor
Brahms Tragic Overture, Op. 81
- Apr. 4, 2018
We are delighted to present an opportunity to play in the orchestra during the Spring term. The open rehearsal is on May 10th at 7pm in the Conrad Grebel University College Great Hall. The concert will take place on Thursday, July 19, location tba. See Ensemble website for details.
- Mar. 20, 2018
Directed by Daniel Warren, students, staff, faculty, and alumni from all faculties join together to play beautiful symphonic music.
Selections include Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 (The Unfinished); Smetana’s The Moldau; Brahms’ "Academic Festival Overture"; Saint Saëns’ "Bacchanale" from Samson and Delilah; Massenet’s "Meditation" from Thaïs (violin soloist Lila Huang); Mahler’s Adagietto, from Symphony No. 5.
Free admission, tickets available at the door. Concert will take place in Humanities Theatre at 7:30pm, doors opening 10 minutes earlier.