May 11, 2017:
(Amber) Welcome back, everyone! The open rehearsal for the Spring 2017 term will take place on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7-9pm in DC 1351! Don't forget to bring your stands and print out your music. Don't forget that we have no auditions and everyone is welcome, so if you're looking for a band to join this term, this is it! :-)
March 23, 2017:
(Amber) Join the UW Concert Band Club for our end-of-term concert, Among The Mountains! We will be in the SLC Great Hall at 7pm on Sunday, April 2! As always, admission is free, so come out and listen!
March 4, 2017:
(Amber) Hey, everyone! Don't forget that we have no rehearsal this week: in its place, we will be having our social event during our regular rehearsal place and time! But make sure you keep practicing, because we'll be playing at the cultural caravan this Thursday at 5:40pm. Have a good week!
January 11, 2017:
(Amber) Welcome back to a new term, everyone! It's me again~ Our first rehearsal is tonight in DC 1351 at 7-9pm, and our Open Rehearsal will be taking place on January 18, 2017 in the Renison Chapel from 7-9pm. This term, we are stuck with frequent room changes again, unfortunately; the calendar on the website should be updated with absolute locations once some other things are finalized. In any case, hope to see you then~!!
November 14, 2016:
(Amber) As the end of the term approaches, so does our final concert! This year's concert, Christmas in the Countryside, features pieces evoking landscapes of rolling hills and majestic battles--as well as Christmas songs (and a "secret" piece). Come join us on Sunday, December 4 at 7pm in the SLC Great Hall; we'd love to have you! And, as always, admission is free!
Good luck with the rest of the term! Work hard!
September 24, 2016:
(Amber) Hello, my weekend wonderfuls! Thanks to everyone that came out to our booth at Clubs Day on Thurrsday and Friday! Don't forget that our Open Rehearsal is coming up this Wednesday, September 28 from 7:15-9:30pm at Renison Chapel; for our new members, see you there, and for our returning members, hope to see you again! Print your music, bring your stands, play your instruments, and enjoy yourself! I think I ended every single sentence in this notice with an exclamation mark! (Ahhhhh!!!)
After our open rehearsal, we're also sending out an open invitation to all band members to grab bubble tea and play boardgames; as we've reserved about half of the tea shop, please be sure to buy a small drink or snack to thank the staff for having our enthusiastic group of band kids drop by. :D
That should be all for now! (PS: check out the gallery I just updated with some starting Fall 2016 photos~)
September 10, 2016:
(Amber) Hey, I'm back! And so is UWCBC for the Fall 2016 term ^o^ Our first rehearsal will be Wednesday, September 14 from 7:15pm-9:30pm at DC 1350. We have a few room changes again this term, so make sure to check the (new~!) calendar to make sure you have the right room on the right days. Can't wait to see you all come back out again!
March 30, 2016:
(Amber) The end of the term is fast approaching, and so is our concert! Join the UWCBC on April 3rd at 7:00pm in the SLC Great Hall as we take you through fictional movieverses with our concert, Back To The Theatre! Hope to see you there--admission is free, so you have no excuses. :)
February 24, 2016:
(Amber) The band social is happening tonight at 7:30pm in MC 4041! Take a break from midterms and join us for video games, boardgames, socializing, and FREE FOOD!
January 14, 2016:
(Amber) Hello everyone! Our open rehearsal will be taking place next Wednesday, January 20th, from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at the Renison Chapel! For all of you that came last night: thank you, and hope to see you again! And for our new members, hope to see you come out and have a good time! Remember to bring your instrument and stand if you own them. If you have any further questions, always feel free to email us.
January 7, 2016:
(Amber Mongaya) Welcome to a new term of the UW Concert Band Club! For Winter 2016, we will be practicing every Wednesdays from 7:30-9:30pm. The first rehearsal is January 13th, and will be taking place at DC 1350. Please remember that we are alternating locations between DC and the Renison Chapel every week:
- Jan 13: DC 1350
- Jan 20: Renison Chapel
- Jan 27: DC 1350
- Feb 3: Renison Chapel
Etc. Hope to see you there!
November 10, 2015:
(Victor) The UWCBC invites you to our Fall 2015 concert "Around the World in 80 Minutes"! It will be taking place on Sunday, November 29, 2016 at 7:30 PM In the SLC Great Hall. We will be joined by two small ensembles this term: the brass ensemble and the anime ensemble. We look forward to seeing you there!
October 6, 2015:
(Victor) The UWCBC will be having its termly social next week on Wednesday, October 14 at 7:30 PM in MC 4058! We will be potentially watching Chicago, and there will be board games going on in the background. If you have a board game you'd like to play, please bring it! I will be bringing Avalon: The Resistance and Cassandra will be bringing a Harry Potter board game.
Most importantly, there will be pizza and drinks, so be sure to at least stop by for that. See you next Wednesday!
August 24, 2015:
(Victor) It's that time of year again. That's right, the UWCBC will once again be running this fall! Note that unlike the past eight terms, we will be practicing on Mondays at Renison Chapel. Please bring an instrument and a music stand if you own one! If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to the club. Please sign up for our mailing list on the Join Now tab. We look forward to seeing you at our first rehearsal on Monday, September 21st at 7:30 PM!
July 7, 2015:
(Victor Zhou) Come join the UWCBC on Sunday, July 26th, 2015 at 7:00 PM in the SLC Great Hall for our end-of-term concert "The Melodies of Spring"! We will also be joined by our brass ensemble this term. We look forward to seeing you there!
May 17, 2015:
(Joshua Park) We apologize for the delay on the website. Broadly speaking, we will be spending time on Concert Band Club on every Wednesday at 7:30 PM in the SLC 2105! For more information, please look up Contact Us.
March 26, 2015:
(Reinier) It's that time of year again! Come out to UWCBC's first concert of 2015 this Sunday, March 29th at 7PM in the SLC Great Hall! Bring yourself, your friends and maybe an umbrella cause it might get wet.
November 27, 2014:
(Reinier) Join UWCBC on the most exciting space journey you don't even have to pay for! SpaceJam on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 7:00PM in the SLC Great Hall!
November 16, 2014:
(Reinier) A reminder that instead of a regular rehearsal, there will be sectionals on Wednesday, November 19th instead at DC 1350.
Remember to arrive according to the schedule below:
- 7:00 - 8:15: Woodwinds (except Bass Clarinet)
- 8:30 - 9:45: Brass (including Bass Clarinet)
[Note: Percussionists, stay home]
October 19, 2014:
(Reinier) A reminder that we're having a social instead of a rehearsal this Wednesday in RCH 301! Check your emails!
September 17, 2014:
(Lawrence) Tonight is the night of the UW Concert Band Club's first rehearsal of the term! We'll be rehearsing on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm in Renison Chapel. Please bring your instrument along with you, and a music stand if you own one! If you have not already, please sign up for our mailing list. If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to the club, or check out our booth on Clubs Day in the SLC Great Hall on Thursday September 18 and Friday September 19.
September 1, 2014:
(Lawrence) The UW Concert Band Club is hosting a workshop during the Choose Your Own Adventure night on Tuesday, September 2. We'll be in room EV3 2002. You are more than welcome to bring your instrument along with you! We will have parts for string instruments (e.g. violin, viola, cello) too!
July 24, 2014:
(Reinier) Don't forget to join UW CBC for Seven Songs on a Midsummer's Night on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 7:00PM in the SLC Great Hall! Admission is free - bring your friends!
March 23, 2014:
(Ashley) Once Upon A Time Signature is the UW Concert Band's Concert for Winter 2014! We will be playing music pertaining to the central theme of Fantasy! The brass ensemble will also be performing. Come out on Sunday March 30, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the SLC Great Hall. As always, Once Upon A Time Signature is free!
March 12, 2014:
(Lawrence) There is no rehearsal tonight, as instead we will be holding our social. Please come to room MC 2017. There will be food, drinks and games. Have fun!
January 9, 2014:
(Lawrence) Winter 2014 is here! We will be holding our Open Rehearsal on Wednesday January 15, 2014 at 7:15 pm in Renison Chapel. Anyone is welcome to attend our open rehearsal, just bring your instrument and a music stand (if you have one). Sign up for our mailing list (if you are not on it already). See you there!
November 14, 2013:
(Lawrence) The Major Sixth is the UW Concert Band's Concert for Fall 2013! We will be playing the music to celebrate our university's six faculties. The brass, flute, and saxophone ensembles will also be performing. Come out on Sunday November 24, 2013 at 3:30 pm in the SLC Great Hall. As always, The Major Sixth is free!
November 8, 2013:
(Lawrence) Due to Labyrinth, our rehearsal on November 13, 2013 will be starting about ten minutes earlier than usual and will end at 8:50 pm. This will be our second last rehearsal of the term.
October 3, 2013:
(Lawrence) Due to Labyrinth, our rehearsal on October 9, 2013 will be starting at 7:00 pm and ending at 8:50 pm.
September 19, 2013:
(Lawrence) The UW Concert Band Club is having its Open Rehearsal on Wednesday September 25, 2013 at 7:30 pm in Renison Chapel. If you are interested in joining the club, please sign up for our mailing list (if you are not on it already). We look forward to seeing everyone there!
August 20, 2013:
(Lawrence) The VP of Marketing position is still vacant for Fall 2013. If you are interested in this position, please follow the instructions sent out by e-mail. If you have not received this e-mail, please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org). Nominations are due by Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 11:59 pm EDT.
July 27, 2013:
(Rishi) Hey everyone! Applications for UWCBC executives for Fall 2013 was sent out recently. If you did not receive the email or have any questions, please email us at email@example.com. Applications are due on Tuesday, July 30, at 7:00 pm, at which point another email will be sent out for elections. If you are interested and eligible, please apply.
July 19, 2013:
(Rishi) Come check out the Spring 2013 End of Term Concert!
Title: The Magic of Music
When: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 7:30pm
Where: Federation Hall
The concert will feature music from the UW Concert Band Club, ACE (A Cappella Ensemble), and With Respect to Time (Engineering Jazz Band). See you all there!
June 16, 2013:
(Rishi) The UWCBC has entered the contest for playing O Canada at the Canada Day celebration at CIF! At our last rehearsal, we recorded a video of us playing it, and it looks really good. The video has been uploaded to Youtube and submitted to the University. Check it out!
May 18, 2013:
(Rishi) Hey Everyone! Our Open Rehearsal for this term will be on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in SLC 2105B. The rehearsal will start at 7:30pm, so come a bit earlier to warm up. Print the music that will be emailed to you this weekend. If you have never been in the club and have not yet signed up, you can join our mailing list on the "Join Now!" tab above. See you all on Wednesday!
April 20, 2013:
(Rishi) See you all in the Spring term (or in the fall)! For the Spring term, rehearsals will be on Wednesdays in SLC 2105B at 7:30pm. The first rehearsal will be on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. If you will be in Waterloo in the Spring term, then be sure to join us next term. See you then!
April 1, 2013:
(Rishi) Our Concert is coming up!
It is on Wednesday April 3rd, at 7:30pm in the SLC Great Hall. Check out our Facebook Event for our Concert.
Come check out what we have been working on this term. We will be playing music from around the world (and beyond) and featuring Dr. Brass (Brass Ensemble). Admission is free, so you should definitely come check us out!
When: Wednesday April 3rd, 2013 at 7:30pm
Where: SLC Great Hall
Come to the SLC on Wednesday evening for our concert!
January 22, 2013:
(Rishi) Open Rehearsal is tomorrow!
It is at 7:30pm in Renison Chapel. Check out our Facebook Event for our Open Rehearsal.
If you think you may be interested in joining the band, be sure to come to rehearsal tomorrow to find out more about the band and check out what we're doing this term!
When: Wednesday January 23rd, 2013 at 7:30pm
Where: Renison University College - Chapel
See you all there!
January 20, 2013:
(Rishi) Clubs Day was a great success. We got almost 50 new members signed up! A reminder to all returning and new members to come to our Open Rehearsal on Wednesday January 23rd at 7:30pm in Renison Chapel. Everyone will be recieving an email before then with some of the music for this term. Please print it and bring it with you to rehearsals. Join our Facebook Event for our Open Rehearsal.
January 14, 2013:
(Rishi) Our first rehearsal for returning members is this week! It will be on Wednesday January 16, in Renison Chapel. This rehearsal will be a full rehearsal for people who are committed to being involved with the club for the term. Past members should have recieved an email with some of the music for this term. Print it out and bring it to the rehearsals. Tell your friends to join the band using the form on this site, under the "Join Now" tab. If you are interested in joining, come check us out on Clubs Day! New members can come for our Open Rehearsal on Wednesday January 23. Open Rehearsal is for all members, including anyone interested in seeing what the club does. See you then!
January 7, 2013:
(Rishi) The Open Rehearsal for the Winter 2013 term will be on Wednesday, January 23rd at 7:30 in the Renison Chapel. Subsequent rehearsals will also be held on Wednesdays. Directions to Renison University College are posted under the Directions tab which is located under the About Us tab above. Click on Join Now! above, to join our mailing list.
November 15, 2012:
(Krista) Come watch the Fall 2012 End of Term Concert!
When: Tuesday November 27th, 2012 at 8pm
Where: SLC Great Hall
See you all there!
September 12, 2012:
(Rishi) Our rehearsal location has been confirmed! Rehearsals will be on Tuesdays at 7:30pm in Renison Chapel. Directions to Renison to Renison University College are posted under the About Us tab. Our Open Rehearsal will be on September 25th. See you then!
August 1, 2012:
(Rishi) Our Fall 2012 Open Rehearsal will be on Tuesday, Spetember 25th in the SLC Lower Atrium on Tuesday evenings at 7:30pm. Click on "Join Now!" above, to join our mailing list.
July 6, 2012:
(Rishi) Our concert will be on Tuesday, July 17th at 7:30pm in the SLC Great Hall. Admission is free. RSVP on our Facebook event page. Come on out and listen to what we have been working on this term!!
July 4, 2012:
(Eric) Who's looking forward to Fall 2012? I know I am! I just picked up our project piece for next term, As A Wind from the North, by Robert Sheldon. If you want an early sampling of the song, click here. to listen to the song. I will also be looking for execs for Fall 2012 - if you are interested, I will be sending an email out via the mailing list!
May 17, 2012:
(Rishi) Great turnout for our first rehearsal this week! Don't forget to bring your $20 membership fee (preferrably next week). If you know any percussioists who aren't in the band, tell them to come to our rehearsals starting next week.
May 11, 2012:
(Rishi) Come to our Open Rehearsal on Tuesday May 15th at 7:30pm at the Renison Chapel. Directions are under "About Us." Bring your instruments and stands if you have them, and come have some fun playing music! Click on "Join Now" above, to join our mailing list, so that you will get the music and any updates by e-mail.
March 19, 2012:
(Krista) Come to the End of Term Concert on Tuesday March 27th at 7:30pm at the SLC Great Hall. If you have instruments, bring them; if you have stands, bring those too! Come out, laugh lots, play music, have a great time!
January 13, 2012:
(Krista) come to the open rehearsal on Tuesday January 17th at 7:30pm at Renison Chapel. If you have instruments, bring them; if you have stands, bring those too! Come out, laugh lots, play music, have a great time!
November 3rd, 2011:
(Eric) We have scheduled the performance for Thursday November 24th at 7:30 pm in the SLC Great Hall! See you there!
September 18th, 2011:
(Eric) Hope everyone had a fantastic summer! We will be at Clubs Day at SLC Great Hall this Thursday and Friday September 22/23. Come drop by and visit our booth! Also, our Open Rehearsal will be held on Thursday September 29th at 7:00pm in Renison Chapel! See you all there!
July 24th, 2011:
(Krista) Thanks to all those that came out for our End of Term Concert! It was a great turn out! Also, the execs would like to thank all the band members for taking the time to practice and showing up for weekly performances. We hope to see you all next term in Fall 2011! Good look on your exams!!! :) P.S. Pictures are posted! Click here to go to the Spring 2011 End of Term Concert pictures!
July 9th, 2011:
(Krista) Come support us on July 19th at the SLC Great Hall 7pm! Hope to see you all there!
June 24th, 2011:
(Krista) The tentative date for our Spring 2011 End of Term Performance is July 19th, 2011 evening. Place is TBA! Come support us! Hope to see you all there!
May 25th, 2011:
(Krista) Come check out the Flute Ensemble at You@Waterloo this Saturday May 28th on campus! This event is held for Fall 2011 future first-years to check out our school!
May 21th, 2011:
(Krista) Thanks for all those that came to our Open Rehearsal. It was a success! We hope to see many returning faces this coming Tuesday. Same time and date! Please remember to bring your $20 membership fee if you're a returning member! In addition, there are a few new updates to the site! Click around and check it out!
May 10th, 2011:
(Krista) Welcome to the Spring 2011 term! We will be participating in Clubs Day at the SLC this Thursday and Friday (May 12th and 13th). For interested students: drop by, sign up, and come to our Open Rehearsal on Tuesday May 17th. For returning students: come by and say hi too! :) We look forward to seeing new faces and returning members!!!!! See you all soon!
March 31st, 2011:
(William) Oh and for those of you who are here for Spring 2011 term and are contemplating whether to join UW CBC, check out the repertoire under the music tab! Also the rehearsals will be Tuesday evenings. Don't miss out!
March 31st, 2011:
(William) Hey guess what? Phyllis and I already have an idea of what to play in Fall 2011! We apologize that the materials were slightly difficult but we managed and that's fantastic! I won't guarantee that we won't play difficult songs, but I do promise that we will for sure choose a better balance in terms of difficulty =P. Perhaps just one "project" piece, one okay piece and several sight read pieces? =)
March 31st, 2011:
(UW CBC Execs) What an amazing term we've had! Last night's concert was amazing and it's all thanks to all of you. We thank you for taking the time and dedicating yourselves to this band. We'd like to especially thank those accounting kids; they missed an amazing end of term event hosted by AFSA just to come play with UW CBC! So thank you. Now everyone, we hope you have had a blast with UW CBC and UW CBC wishes you all good luck for finals!
March 21st, 2011:
(William) It's official! Our performance is next week Tuesday March 29th. 2011 at Modern Languages Theatre!! Keep it up for the last week guys!!!