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.
- 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!
- 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