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Listen Up: Music Preview Day

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Are you a high-school vocalist or musician interested in performing, exploring and developing your talents in college? During this free online workshop, meet our music faculty and learn about performance and curricular opportunities for music majors and nonmajors at Wisconsin's only comprehensive arts school.

Continuum 2020: The Ties That Bind

August 28 - October 13

Celebrating the work of legacy alumni Virgilyn Driscoll ('55) and Alan Caucutt ('57), the 2020 Continuum exhibition showcases their work and brings together twenty additional alumni who remain active artists and art educators in southeastern Wisconsin.

Falldances: Moving Stories

September 17 - September 19

Faculty performers and choreographers, alumni and guest artists and a "surprise" site-specific dance make this livestreamed dance concert unmissable, original and easily viewed from the comfort of home. Join us for the first dance concert of the 2020-21 season.

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

October 14 - October 18

Experience what happens when a small-time mobster with ruthless ambition takes control of the gangster underworld in 1930s Chicago.

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UW-Milwaukee 20th Annual Double Reed Day

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join Katherine Steele and Beth Giacobassi, the UWM music department’s double reed faculty, and your fellow players for a day of master classes, workshops and faculty and student ensemble performances.


November 18 - November 22

Shakespeare’s romantic comedy is transplanted to the wild high society of 1920s London and transformed into a gender-bending expose of social bullying, elitism, lust and personal desire.

WORKING: THE MUSICAL (Concert Version)

November 19 - November 22

Based on real stories collected by Studs Terkel, Working is a testament to strength, tenacity, and pride of the people who keep America running.

UWM Percussion Ensemble

November 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents its annual fall concert, featuring a wide variety of instruments, sounds and compositions from different periods.

2020 Contemporary Craft Exhibition and Sale

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An eclectic and elegant array of student-designed jewelry, kitchen ceramics and sculptures, toys, original artwork and more at this annual fall sale, a well-kept secret of Milwaukee's made-local/buy-local shopping scene!

UWM Opera Theatre – Fall Opera Scenes

December 5

Please join us to celebrate the talent and versatility of our UWM voice area students as they shine in performances of our beloved operatic repertoire.

THE DAY THE MUSIC CAME BACK ( a New Dramaworks Production)

December 9 - December 13

The first in our annual New Dramaworks series, The Day the Music Came Back tells the story of a group of teens who must decide whether to risk their lives to listen to music.

Sounds of the Season Choral Concert

December 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Men's Choir, and Women's Chorus for an evening of choral music from around the world and across the centuries. A must-hear event!


March 10, 2021 - March 14, 2021

J.M. Synge’s dark, deeply humorous 1907 masterpiece follows the rise and fall of Christy Mahon, who earns the adoration—then scorn—of a village when he recites the wild and scandalous tale of his father’s murder.


May 5, 2021 - May 9, 2021

All Night Strut! A Jumpin’ Jivin’ Jam is a delightful romp through the music of the Depression, World War II and the post-war boom in a musical celebration of jazz, blues, bebop and American songbook standards.

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