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Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts

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Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States

A state-of-the art venue home to the critically acclaimed Fine Arts Quartet, the “Zelazo Center” boasts a grand entrance, two elaborate stained glass displays, as well as exquisite molding, arches, and decorative elements. The Zelazo Center includes the 758-seat Helen Bader Concert Hall, a large ensemble practice ballroom, an intimate chamber music recital room, and six new warm-up/practice spaces.

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July 2018

University Community Orchestra Concert

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoires.

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September 2018

Real Men Sing!

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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1100 7th-12th grade men from around the region come together for a morning of singing! The festival is divided into two choirs - an 800-voice 9th-12th grade choir and a 300-voice 7th and 8th grade choir.

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Real Men Sing!

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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1,100 7th-12th grade men from around the region come together for a morning of singing!

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October 2018

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert with UWM Korea Day Festival

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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UWM Symphony Orchestra will perform a community concert in conjunction with UWM's Korea Day Festival. Details to follow.

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Fall Choral Showcase

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join the UWM Advanced Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Chorus, and Chamber Choir for an eclectic afternoon of choral music from a variety of styles, locations, and time periods.

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Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will be holding a Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band Concert. Come join us for a night filled with wonderful music!

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UWM Youth Wind Ensemble (UWAY) Concert

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will be hosting the UWM Youth Wind Ensemble Concert (UWAY). Come join us for a pleasant afternoon filled with music!

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November 2018

17th Annual Double Reed Day at UWM

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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UWM double reed day

Join the UWM Music Department's double reed faculty and your fellow players for a day of master classes, workshops, and faculty and ensemble performances.

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Beethoven Symphony #9

November 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until November 10, 2018

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Jun Kim conducts the UWM Symphony Orchestra, the UWM choirs under the direction of Zack Durlam, Karen Wysocky, and Tony Mudra, and guest soloists in a performance of Beethoven's legendary 9th Symphony.

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Beethoven Symphony #9

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until November 10, 2018

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Jun Kim conducts the UWM Symphony Orchestra, the UWM choirs under the direction of Zack Durlam, Karen Wysocky, and Tony Mudra, and guest soloists in a performance of Beethoven's legendary 9th Symphony.

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UWM Middle School Honor Bands Festival

November 16 @ 4:00 pm - November 19 @ 4:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The UWM Middle School Honor Band Festival is one of the longest standing events of its kind. Our festival provides the region’s most motivated and accomplished middle school instrumentalists an opportunity to work with each other and with regionally and nationally recognized wind band conductor

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Object Contemporary Craft Sale

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2018 at 11:00am

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Metals, Printmaking, Sculpture, and other UWM student organizations collaborate and showcase their work in a Contemporary Craft Exhibition and Sale.

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Object Contemporary Craft Preview

November 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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UWM Summer Metals Workshops

The Jewelry and Metalsmithing student organization will be holding its annual sale to show the innovative student work in the art and design program

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Milwaukee Music Festival High School Honor Band

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Renowed composer Frank Ticheli leads the finest high school musicians in the region in the finale of the Milwaukee Music Festival. The UWM Wind Ensemble will open the program with a special performance. General- $8* *There is a $2.00 per…

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UWM Symphony Orchestra Classical Treasures

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The UWM symphony Orchestra will perform a concert, "Classical Treasures", that will be featuring UWM's own Stefan Kartman performing Haydn Cello Concerto.

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December 2018

Percussion Ensemble Concert

December 6 @ 7:30 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents its annual December concert featuring a variety of instruments, sounds, and music from different periods.

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Sounds of the Season Choral Concert

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Advanced Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Chorus, and Chamber Choir for an evening of seasonal choral music from a variety of styles, cultures, and time periods.

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UWAY & Symphony Band

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The UWM Youth Wind Ensemble program joins forces with the UWM Symphony Band for a shared Tuesday night concert.

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Africa & the Diaspora and Salsa/Merengue Showcase

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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End of the term showcase of Africa & the Diaspora and Salsa/Merengue classes.

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Hip-Hop Showcase

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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End of the term Hip-Hop Showcase with the performance of local crews.

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February 2019

Vocal Arts Festival Final Concert

February 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The final performance of the 2019 UWM Vocal Arts Festival featuring the UWM Concert Chorale and the Vocal Arts Festival High School Honor Choir.

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UWAY & Middle School All-Stars

February 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The UWM Youth Wind Ensemble program (UWAY) welcomes selected students who participated in the UWM Honor Bands Festival (Nov. 16-18, 2018). The select group of middle school students will form an "All-Star" Band and perform on the same concert as their high school counterparts, the members of "UWAY."

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March 2019

UWM Choral Invitational

March 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Three of the finest area high school choirs join the UWM Concert Chorale for a day of high-quality choral music in the Zelazo Center of the Arts. Clinics are free and open to the public. The final concert requires a ticket - tickets can be purchased from the UWM box office.

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The Food of Love – UWM Men’s and Women’s Choirs

March 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join the UWM Advanced Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Chorus, and Chamber Choir for a concert of songs about food, love, and music!

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Treble Fest

March 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Hundreds of young people from all around the region come together for a morning of joining their voices in song!

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April 2019

Wind Ensemble

April 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The UWM Wind Ensemble presents the world premiere of Roger Zare's new oboe concerto featuring Katherine Young Steele, principal oboist of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

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UWM Flute Day

April 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join us for a day of classes, workshops and performances featuring UWM faculty, students, and alumni. A concluding recital will feature performances by our guest presenters, UWM faculty and students. Bring your flute and be prepared to play! Visit the Box Office

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May 2019

UWM Symphony Orchestra Season Finale

May 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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UWM Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jun Kim, will conclude its season performing one of the most popular symphonies by Bruckner, Symphony No. 4 "Romantic". Join us for an evening of beautiful music!

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Spring Choral Collage Concert

May 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Advanced Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Chorus, and Chamber Choir in their final concert of the 2018-2019 school year as they explore choral literature from a variety of styles, locations, and time periods.

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UWAY Soloists and Celebrations

May 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The final concert performance of 2018-19 by the UWM Youth Wind Ensemble program (UWAY) will feature winner(s) of the Annual UWAY Concerto/Solo Competition and a recognition of students who will soon graduate from high school and from the UWAY program.

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Africa & the Diaspora and Salsa/Merengue Showcase

May 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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End of the term showcase of Africa & the Diaspora and Salsa/Merengue classes.

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Percussion Ensemble Concert

May 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents its annual Spring concert featuring a variety of instruments, sounds, and music from different periods.

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Hip-Hop Showcase

May 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd.
MIlwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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End of the term Hip-Hop Showcase with the performance of local crews.

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