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Aruna Quartet Recital

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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.

MKE Unplugged: Texas Guitar Quartet

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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.

Korea Day Celebration (한국의 날)

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.

Chee-Yun plays Sibelius

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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.

Guest Artist Recital: Phil Pierick and Kurt Galván on Saxophone and Piano

October 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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.

UWM Concert Chorale and UW-Platteville choirs

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The UWM Concert Chorale travels to Platteville for a joint concert with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville choirs.

Fall Choral Showcase

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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!

Chamber Music Milwaukee

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join UWM faculty and friends for an afternoon of chamber music.

Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band Concert

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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.

Concert Chorale and Master’s Conducting Recital

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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.

UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles (UWAY) – Concert #1

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join the talented high school students of the UWM Youth Wind & Percussion Ensembles program (UWAY) for their first  concert of the season!

Jazz Artist Adam Larson with UWM & UJAY Jazz Ensembles

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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.

Masterworks Concert Featuring Poulenc’s Gloria

November 1 - November 2

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.

Faculty Recital: Nicki Roman, Saxophone

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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.

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19th Annual Double Reed Day

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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.

Classical Guitar Studio Recital

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

Guitar students from the studio of Rene Izquierdo present an evening of varied repertoire.

*CANCELLED* Hammond Piano Duo

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

Hammond Piano Duo performs a recital of works for two pianos. Program TBD.

Sensoria: Experiments in Sound and Performance

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

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

Chamber Music Milwaukee

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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.

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.

MKE Unplugged: Michael Manring

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

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.

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!

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50 Shades of Opera Theatre – Exploring the Gray

November 23

Please join us as we explore applying the goals, tools and principles of opera theatre to repertoire of all vocal styles.

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: Music for Wind Ensemble and Dance

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

The departments of music and dance present a concert featuring the music of UWM alumnus Joseph Koykkar.

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’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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

UWM Opera Theatre Spring Production

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

Please join us for an evening of World Premiere "mini-operas."

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UWM Spring Opera Production

March 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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."

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!

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.

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.

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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