Starting January 27, 2021 and continuing through to March 24, recitals and interviews with professional musicians filmed specifically for our Noon Hour Concert series will premiere on the Grebel Youtube Channel at 12:30PM most Wednesdays. The series is free, and no registration is required.
As a member of the Mennonite Song and Worship Committee, Anneli Loepp Thiessen has spent the past four years helping to choose hymns for the new "Voices Together" Hymnal. Sifting through over 10,000 pieces of music, the committee chose 775 finalists.
This concert is a collaboration between mezzo-soprano Michelle Lafferty and Pianist Kimly Mengyin Wan. The premiere will be released on February 3 and will continue to be available on the Grebel You-tube Channel.
The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is happy to welcome Professor Hamed Shahsavan to the WIN family! Professor Shahsavan will deliver a seminar in order to introduce himself and his research to our community. Please join us in giving him a warm welcome. Full talk details are available on our website.
For this Noon Hour concert, we are honoured to present three recent Music Major graduates from the University of Waterloo.
The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present an WIN Seminar talk by Ning Chen, PhD, senior staff scientist and beamline responsible for the Hard X-Ray MicroAnalysis beamline (HXMA) at Canadian Light Source (CLS). Full talk details are available on our website.
What makes a superconducting qubit tick? How does experience in a research lab prepare you for working on major projects after graduation?
We’ll talk about these topics and more with IQC alumnus Thomas McConkey, now a Microwave Design Engineer at IBM Q, at the next virtual fireside chat
Accompanied by renowned pianist Stephanie Mara, flautist Laurel Swinden will perform works to help celebrate International Women's Day which falls on Monday, March 8th. The composers include:
Twesh Upadhyaya, IQC graduate student, joins us for a virtual Fireside Chat to talk about finding a passion for quantum information science in high school and to share his journey to studying the theory of quantum security.
Elizabeth and Michael Lepock will be performing duets from Austrian composer Hugo Wolf's Italienisches Liederbuch. Anna Ronai, a well known local pianist will accompany them.
The Andromeda Trio was established in 2015 in Waterloo, Ontario. Since then, they have performed for many chamber music series in the greater Toronto area. We are happy to announce that they are taking part in our virtual Noon Hour Concert series in the Winter 2021 Term. The video will be released on March 17th at 12:30pm as a premiere.
Alan Jamison, Assistant Professor at IQC and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo, joins us for our next virtual Fireside Chat. We’ll talk about working under a Nobel laureate, teaching online before it was cool, and how to chill a molecule to nearly absolute zero.