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The Aruna Quartet are the Grand Prize winners of the 2019 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and formed at Texas Tech University in the Fall of 2015. Since then, Aruna has competed twice at The Fischoff National Chamber music competition and was selected as a semifinalist in 2018.
Texas Guitar Quartet has been hailed as “impeccable in every respect” by Classical Guitar Magazine. Throughout the United States, Central America, Spain and China, audiences have embraced the quartet for their daring programs, dazzling virtuosity and joyful music making. All MKE Unplugged shows are family-friendly, free and open to the public.
The university's annual Korea Day Celebration features Taekwondo, K-Pop, tastes of Korea and a traditional Korean percussion performance, exposing the rich Korean cultures and traditions to the community. A UWM tradition, Korea Day 2019 concludes with a remarkable performance by our symphony orchestra with violinist Chee-Yun and under the direction of Professor Jun Kim.
The UWM Symphony Orchestra welcomes internationally acclaimed violinist Chee-Yun, who will perform Jean Sibelius' "Violin Concerto in D Minor" as part of UWM's annual Korea Day Festival.
Phil Pierick and Kurt Galván present a diverse program of contemporary works for soprano, alto and baritone saxophones and piano alongside a transcription of the "Dohnányi violin sonata" for alto saxophone.
The UWM Concert Chorale travels to Platteville for a joint concert with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville choirs.
Join the UWM Women's Chorus, Men's Choir, Chamber Choir and Bella Voce Women's Choir for their first concert of the 2019-20 season!
The Wind Ensemble and Symphony perform their first concert of the season featuring Jeremiah Willson on flute, winner of the 2019 Band Area Concerto Competition.
Join the Peck School of the Arts' Concert Chorale for its premiere concert of the 2019-20 season, featuring Francisco Durante's Magnificat and other choral gems.
Join the talented high school students of the UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles program (UWAY) for their first concert of the season!
Lauded by The New York Times and Chicago Tribune as one of the most promising artists of his generation, jazz saxophonist, scholar and clinician Adam Larson brings his "prodigious" performance style to the Peck School's Zelazo Center for an exciting evening of music.
The UWM choirs and symphony orchestra join forces to present three 20th-century masterworks. The program is anchored by Francis Poulenc's resplendent Gloria featuring the combined UWM choirs and symphony orchestra conducted by Dr. Zack Durlam.
Nicki Roman and Casey Dierlam Tse present an evening of music for saxophone and piano. Works by Marcos Balter, Lucie Robert, William Bolcom, Edvard Grieg, and more.
Double Reed Day is open to double reed players of all ages and levels. 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.
Guitar students from the studio of Rene Izquierdo present an evening of varied repertoire.
Hammond Piano Duo performs a recital of works for two pianos. Program TBD.
Peck School of the Arts music faculty join forces with the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players for an afternoon of rejuvenating and lush chamber music for strings and piano by Schumann and Turina and a new Viola Sonata by Peter Klatzow.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee presents jazz guitar studio performances featuring the students of Pete Billmann.
MKE Unplugged welcomes Gold-record winning solo bassist Michael Manring, whose concerts are a rich musical tapestry of expression, virtuosity, humor and meaning. Manring has perfected this style during hundreds of recordings as a session musician and thousands of international concerts. All MKE Unplugged shows are family-friendly, free and open to the public.
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.
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!
Please join us as we explore applying the goals, tools and principles of opera theatre to repertoire of all vocal styles.
The UWM Symphony Band presents a public concert in conjunction with the UWM Middle School Honor Bands Festival.
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.
Students of Rene Izquierdo present a varied program of chamber works featuring the guitar.
The departments of music and dance present a concert featuring the music of UWM alumnus Joseph Koykkar.
Join the University Community Band for a concert of classic and contemporary works.
UWM’s own, Professor Greg Flint joins UWM Symphony Orchestra to perform the horn concerto by British Woman Composer, Ruth Gipps. Tchaikovsky Nutcracker, a holiday tradition that sets the tone for the season, will be performed in its suite version, along with Suite for Strings by Carl Nielsen in this concert.
Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce Women's Choir, Men's Choir and Women's Chorus for an evening of seasonal choral music.
Students share accomplishments acquired and moves mastered during this end-of-semester showcase.
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.
Premiere performances, live musical accompaniment and more to warm your soul and inspire your senses during our annual winter dance concert.
Talented high school vocalists who enjoy both solo and choral singing are invited to apply for the 2020 UWM Vocal Arts Festival.
A free showcase recital featuring UWM voice students and faculty performing a diverse range of songs.
This free concert concludes the 2020 UWM Vocal Arts Festival, with featured performances by the university's concert chorale and Vocal Arts Festival Choir.
UWM Alumni clarinetist Orlando Pimentel and violist Matthew Michelic joins UWM's Piano Faculty Elena Abend
The annual UWM Symphony Orchestra's Concerto Competition winners will be performing, in addition to orchestral works by Ravel and Weber.
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.
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!
A delightful celebration of emerging and expert musical talent that brings together Florentine Opera and Milwaukee Opera Theatre composers and Peck School of the Arts students to perform and produce a series of premiere "mini operas."
Guest Pianist Nathan Carterette returns to UWM in a recital presenting Bach's Well Tempered Clavier Book I.
The year 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and, to celebrate it, UWM Symphony will perform Beethoven's "Eroica".
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!
Guest Baritone John Daugherty and UWM's Piano faculty member Elena Abend will perform a recital including Schumann's song cycle "Liederkreis" Op. 39.
Join the University Community Band as they present their spring concert.
Bonnie and Clyde went from small-town nobodies to Depression-era folk heroes and Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmare.
UWM Symphony Orchestra's season finale concert featuring Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2.
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.
Join the UWM Gospel Choir for their final performance of the 2019-2020 school year!
Experimental Improvisation, directed by Amanda Schoofs, presents an evening of freely improvised sound.