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UWM Jazz Guitar Student Recital

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee presents jazz guitar studio performances featuring the students of Pete Billmann.

Harmony in a World of Change

November 14 - November 15

You are invited to attend the Musical Theatre Capstone, Harmony in a World of Change in Kenilworth 508. The performance features members of the BFA Musical Theatre Class of 2020: Connor Dalzin, Zoe Drews, Ava Masias, Ashley Oviedo and Mary Sibilski.

gareth pearson

MKE Unplugged: Gareth ‘Welsh Tornado’ Pearson

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Gareth Pearson is referred to as “The Welsh Tornado,” an appropriate title given his special talent for combining fingerstyle pyrotechnics and explosive lead runs. Pearson is considered one of the most exciting acoustic musicians gigging today. Gareth has a distinctive style that can be heard through his creative and innovative arrangements that cover a wide spectrum of genres.

Milwaukee Composers Collective

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Milwaukee Composers Collective presents a diverse recital of new music.

Kamil Tokarski Alumnus Recital

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dr. Kamil Tokarski is a distinguished pianist with rich musical experiences throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. He returns to his alma mater, the Peck School of the Arts, for a recital of works by Scarlatti, Liszt, Chopin and Albeniz. Tokarski is currently based in Taiwan, where he operates a teaching and recording studio.

UWM Percussion Ensemble

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents its annual fall concert, featuring a wide variety of instruments, sounds and compositions from different periods. Come hear an exhilarating mix of musical styles and sounds that only a percussion concert can provide!

50 Shades of Opera Theatre – Exploring the Gray

November 23

In celebration of our new Versatile Voice degree program, we will redefine "opera theatre" and apply this definition to all styles of vocal repertoire - opera, art song, music theatre, and pop - featuring scenes by Tori Amos, Benjamin Britten, Michael Ching, Philip Glass, Jake Heggie, Dave Malloy, Pasek & Paul, and Radiohead.

UWM Symphony Band – Concert #2

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The UWM Symphony Band presents a public concert in conjunction with the UWM Middle School Honor Bands Festival.

Contemporary Music Ensemble

December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Contemporary Music Ensemble is an electro-acoustic performance group focusing on indeterminate and improvisation works. Directed by Amanda Schoofs, this concert features hybrid visual and generative video scores, created with the past ten years.

Classical Guitar Chamber Music Recital

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Students of Rene Izquierdo present a varied program of chamber works featuring the guitar.

Expressed in Units

Expressed in Units: Music for Wind Ensemble and Dance

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Featuring the combined talents of the Peck School of the Arts Wind Ensemble, Leonard Sorkin Institute of Chamber Music and dancers, "Expressed in Units" is a one-night only, one-of-a-kind experience.

University Community Band Fall Concert

December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the University Community Band for a concert of classic and contemporary works.

Flint, Gipps and Nutcracker

December 7 @ 7:30 pm

UWM professor and Grammy winning musician Greg Flint joins the UWM Symphony Orchestra to perform the Horn Concerto by English composer Ruth Gipps; the concerto is considered one of her greatest works. The symphony will also perform Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, a holiday tradition that sets the tone for the season, in addition to Suite for Strings by Carl Nielsen.

University Community Orchestra Concert

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoires.

Leonard Sorkin Institute of Chamber Music December Recital

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Leonard Sorkin Institute of Chamber Music Presents;
An afternoon of Chamber Music

UWM's Advanced Graduate Chamber Music Students will perform an afternoon of music.

Dancing through the Snow

Sounds of the Season Choral Concert

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce Women's Choir, Men's Choir and Women's Chorus for an evening of seasonal choral music.

Saxophone Studio Recital

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Come enjoy an evening of solo and chamber music with the UWM Saxophone Studio.

Dance Composition II Showing

December 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Students share accomplishments acquired and moves mastered during this end-of-semester showcase. 

UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles (UWAY) – Concert #2

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The talented high school students of the UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles program (UWAY) are joined by UWM Professor of Trumpet Kevin Hartman on their second performance of the season.

UW-Milwaukee Jazz Ensemble

December 15 @ 7:30 pm

Come see the UWM Jazz Ensemble and Youth Jazz Ensemble finish off the fall semester with some hot jazz charts!

Winterdances 2020

January 30, 2020 - February 2, 2020

Premiere performances, live musical accompaniment and more to warm your soul and inspire your senses during our annual winter dance concert.

Vocal Arts Festival

January 31, 2020 - February 1, 2020

Talented high school vocalists who enjoy both solo and choral singing are invited to apply for the 2020 UWM Vocal Arts Festival. 

Vocal Showcase Recital

January 31, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A free showcase recital featuring UWM voice students and faculty performing a diverse range of songs.

Vocal Arts Festival Final Concert

February 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This free concert concludes the 2020 UWM Vocal Arts Festival, with featured performances by the university's concert chorale and Vocal Arts Festival Choir.

UW-Milwaukee Jazz Ensemble Concert

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Come see the UWM Jazz Ensemble and Youth Jazz Ensemble kick off the spring semester with some hot jazz charts!

Beijing Guitar Duo in Concert

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Praised by the distinguished Classical Guitar Magazine as “having the star potential to serve as inspiration for new generations of guitarists to come,” Beijing Guitar Duo made their New York debut in Carnegie Hall in 2010 and launched their international concert career.

Sensoria: Experiments in Sound and Performance

February 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sensoria: Experiments in Sound and Performance, celebrates its sixth season with Artistic Director Amanda Schoofs.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

February 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UWM Alumni clarinetist Orlando Pimentel and violist Matthew Michelic joins UWM's Piano Faculty Elena Abend

Concerto Competition Winners Concert

February 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The annual UWM Symphony Orchestra's Concerto Competition winners will be performing, in addition to orchestral works by Ravel and Weber.

UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles (UWAY) – Concert #3

February 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The talented high school students of the UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles program (UWAY) are joined by the UWAY Middle School "All-Star Band" and UWM Director of Percussion Studies Alex Wier on their third performance of the season.

Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band With Guest Conductor Craig Kirchhoff

February 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

UWM alumnus Craig Kirchhoff, Professor Emeritus at the Unversity of Minnesota will lead the Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band in an exciting program of music for wind band.

Amadeus Guitar Duo in Concert

March 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

They are counted among the top-class international guitar duos, receiving enthusiastic reviews from all over the world. Canadian Dale Kavanagh and her German partner Thomas Kirchhoff have made up the Amadeus Guitar Duo since 1991. The secret of their success, regularly documented by more than 70 concerts per year, is the complete devotion of the two artists to their instrument.

Sing Into Spring Choral Concert

March 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the UWM Bella Voce Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Chamber Choir, and Women's Chorus for a wonderful evening of choral music from a variety of styles, locations, and time periods!

Sensoria: Experiments in Sound and Performance

March 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sensoria: Experiments in Sound and Performance, celebrates its sixth season with Artistic Director Amanda Schoofs.

WORLD PREMIERE: WHO ARE WE? operatic explorations of identity

March 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

UWM Opera Theatre will present a spring production of seven world premiere “mini-operas” in our beautiful Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square).

WHO ARE WE? operatic explorations of identity

March 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

UWM Opera Theatre will present a spring production of seven world premiere “mini-operas” in our beautiful Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square).

Chamber Music Milwaukee

March 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

UWM faculty Nicki Roman and Alex Wier will present new works for saxophone and percussion. Including newly commissioned pieces from composition faculty William Heinrichs and Phillip Sink. The program will also include additional chamber music offerings involving more members of the Music Department faculty.

WHO ARE WE? operatic explorations of identity

March 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

UWM Opera Theatre will present a spring production of seven world premiere “mini-operas” in our beautiful Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square).

Pianist Nathan Carterette performs Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book I

April 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Guest Pianist Nathan Carterette returns to UWM in a recital presenting Bach's Well Tempered Clavier Book I.

Clippert Plays Mozart & Beethoven’s “Eroica”

April 3, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The year 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and, to celebrate it, UWM Symphony will perform Beethoven's "Eroica".

UWM Piano Festival: The Art of Teaching Beethoven

April 4, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Join Peck School of the Arts piano faculty and guest speakers for a festive day celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth and performing his piano compositions!

Benjamin Verdery in Concert

April 4, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Benjamin Verdery is described as “iconoclastic” and “inventive” by the New York Times. He has also been written up as “one of the classical guitar world’s most foremost personalities” by Classical Guitar Magazine.

Milwaukee Composers Collective

April 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Milwaukee Composers Collective presents a diverse recital of new music.

Guest Vocal Recital

April 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Guest Baritone John Daugherty and UWM's Piano faculty member Elena Abend will perform a recital including Schumann's song cycle "Liederkreis" Op. 39.

Kenilworth-Open-Studios

Kenilworth Open Studios

April 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Peck School faculty and graduate studio doors open, inviting the community in to watch live art in the making. Experience four hours of art exhibitions & film screenings; live performances; demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages.

University Community Orchestra Concert

April 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoires.

University Community Band Spring Concerto

April 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the University Community Band as they present their spring concert.

Bonnie & Clyde

April 29, 2020 - May 3, 2020

Bonnie and Clyde went from small-town nobodies to Depression-era folk heroes and Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmare.

Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2

May 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

UWM Symphony Orchestra's season finale concert featuring Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2.

Choral Collage Concert

May 2, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Chamber Choir, and Women's Chorus in their final concert of the 2019-2020 school year as they present a collage of choral music from a variety of styles, locations, and time periods.

UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles (UWAY) – Concert #4

May 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The talented high school students of the UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles program (UWAY) celebrate the end of another successful season in their final performance of the year.

UW-Milwaukee Jazz Ensemble Concert

May 3, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Come see the UWM Jazz Ensemble and Youth Jazz Ensemble ease into summer with some cool jazz charts!

Flute Ensemble Concert

May 5, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please join us for an afternoon of flute ensemble music performed by our current undergraduate/graduate flute students of the UWM Flute studio!

Gospel Choir Spring Concert

May 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the UWM Gospel Choir for their final performance of the 2019-2020 school year!

Experimental Improvisation

May 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Experimental Improvisation, directed by Amanda Schoofs, presents an evening of freely improvised sound.

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