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.
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.
It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we announce the winners of the orchestra@waterloo concerto and aria competition.
Eric Liang performed spectacularly with Brahms 2nd piano concerto, winning him the 1st place position. Eric will be performing the 1st movement with the orchestra@waterloo on our upcoming concert on March 29, 2018.
"Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here." JK Rowling
The orchestra@uwaterloo produces many such magical moments. Directed by Daniel Warren, students, staff, faculty and alumni from all faculties join together to play beautiful symphonic music.
This concert will feature the Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Suite, Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 6 in D Major.
Fall 2017 audition dates: Thursday, September 14: after open rehearsal; Friday, September 15 from 3 to 5pm, and 7 to 9pm, in Room 1209 at CGUC; Saturday, September 16 from 10am to 1pm, in Room 1209 at CGUC.
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.