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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


March Music Open House

Friday, March 8, 2019 at 9 a.m.

On Friday, March 8, 2018 we'll open our doors for you to attend our classes, interact with our faculty and hear our students perform.

This is a hands-on way for prospective students to learn more about life at Laurier and see the flow of our regular classes.

Register now

Open House Tentative Schedule

The schedule below will be updated regularly prior to our March Music Open House date. Once you register, you will receive an official schedule prior to arriving on campus.

Upcoming Events

Faculty of Music Auditions Webinar

  • Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Faculty of Music March Open House

  • Friday, March 8, 2019

General Sessions

10:30 – Noon
Drop-in Academic Advising
A512

10:30 – 11:30
Bachelor of Music in Community Music Overview
Paul Martin Centre

10:30 – 11:30
Composition and Integrated Musical Arts Overview
TBA

12:30 – 1:30
Music Education at Laurier Overview
A510

1:00 – 2:00
Music Therapy at Laurier Overview
Recital Hall

1:00 – 2:30
Drop-in Academic Advising
1:00 – 2:30
A512

Instrument-Specific Sessions

10:30 – 11:20
French Horn Masterclass
A223

10:30 – 12:15
Piano Masterclass with Heather Taves
A221

10:30 – 12:20
Percussion Masterclass
A318

10:30 – 11:00
Q&A with Double Bass student
A319

11:00 – 12:00
Strings Q&A and rehearsal with the Penderecki String Quartet
A106

10:30 – 11:15
Q&A with Saxophone student
A434

10:30 – 11:15
Q&A with Bassoon students
A418

10:30 – 11:15
Q&A with Tuba and Euphonium Students
A326

10:30 – 12:30
Voice Studio Lessons with Amanda Brunk
A418

10:30 – 11:30
Trumpet Q&A with Guy Few
A314

10:30 – 11:30
Voice Lessons with Kimberly Barber
A420

10:30 – 12:30
Flute Ensemble Rehearsal
Recital Hall

10:30 – 12:00
Voice Lessons with Leslie Fagan

1:00 – 12:00
Voice Lessons with Leslie Fagan


11:30 – 12:30
Voice Q&A with Kimberly Barber
A420

11:30 – 12:00
Voice Warm-up (all welcome to participate)
TBA

1:30 – 2:30
First-year Theory Class
A223

1:30 – 2:30
Community Music and Music Therapy Panel
A510

2:00 – 4:00
Clarinet Masterclass with Ross Edwards
A221

2:00 – 3:00
Trombone Q&A with Rachel Thomas
A325

2:30 – 4:00
Dress Rehearsal Flute Ensemble
Recital Hall

2:30 – 4:00
Prospective Student Voice Masterclass
Senate & Board Chamber

2:30 – 4:00
Prospective Student Piano Masterclass
A431

6:30 p.m.
Flute Studio Concert
Recital Hall

7:30 p.m.
Opera Laurier presents Cendrillon
Theater Auditorium

Campus Tours

If you can't make it to our open house, you can book a campus tour. Our tours take about 1.5 hours and covers many areas of campus, including:

  • Academic and faculty buildings
  • Residence rooms (both dormitory and apartment style)
  • Food outlets
  • The Athletic Complex
  • The Laurier Library

Tours depart from the Welcome Centre, located in the Peters Building. One of our Laurier Student Ambassador tour guides will meet you in the Welcome Centre before the tour. Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start of the tour. Directions to our Waterloo campus will be sent to you via email (some online map directions are not accurate).

Tours scheduled Monday-Friday can be accompanied with a Faculty of Music building tour and advising session with Faculty of Music staff. Contact choosemusic@wlu.ca for further details.

Parking on campus is strictly enforced, so please ensure you park in designated visitor parking only.

Register for a tour.

Can't Visit Us in Person?

We’d love to meet you in person, but we understand that might not be feasible for everyone. If you can’t make it to us, why not take a look at our virtual tours? Check out the Waterloo campus.

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