Winterdances: Upliftment

Mainstage Theatre 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Winterdances: Upliftment is a movement conversation about longing for physical contact and reaching out when needed. It also explores ideals of womanhood and how people’s stories can illuminate our community through our quest for humanity. Featuring works by Debra Loewen,... Read More

Let the Music Pay: Music Career Day

Meet a dozen musicians who have found their niche in the music world as performers, program administrators, librarians, composers, recording artists, conductors, attorneys, military and more.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

An evening of French chamber music featuring UWM faculty from the string, keyboard and voice areas as well as the Dance Department.

Jazz Ensemble

The Jazz Ensemble is comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate students focused on the study and performance of big band jazz and related styles of music arranged for this instrumentation.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert “Beautiful Strings”

UWM Symphony Orchestra opens the first concert of the year 2021, featuring the string sections of the orchestra and the faculty soloists, Violinist Dr. Bernard Zinck, and Conductor/Violinist Dr. Jun Kim, who will be leading Corelli's concerto grosso op.6, no.8 known as "Christmas Concerto".

Wind Ensemble

The UW-Milwaukee Wind Ensemble's first program of 2021 features an exciting and varied program. The program includes a set of works by Percy Grainger, Igor Stavinsky's Octet for Winds, a chamber winds version of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana and Jazzalogue No. 1 for brass ensemble by Joseph Turrin.

Jazz Ensemble

We emphasize music composed and performed by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Woody Herman to Gil Evans, Charles Mingus, and Quincy Jones to Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Maria Schneider. In addition, the band serves as a vehicle to feature the arrangements and original compositions of students.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

Evening of chamber music masterpieces with Stefan Kartman, Jeannie Yu and the Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra Concertmaster, Robert Hanford

*POSTPONED* UWM Symphony Band: Commemorations

This varied program of wind band music will include musical acknowledgements of St. Patrick’s Day (including Percy Grainger’s “Irish Tune from County Derry”), Beethoven’s 250th year, and the hopeful emergence of the new year.

“Hopes and Dreams” – UWM Choirs streamed concert

Join UWM's Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Alta Voce choirs for an evening of choral music exploring hopes and dreams. Selections include folks songs and original works from Lithuania, South Africa, Canada, India, Brazil, and the United States, compositions by Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff, Howard Hanson, and Billy Joel, and two arrangements by the King's Singers.

Wind Ensemble

The UWM Wind Ensemble's second concert of the 2021 season features Karel Husa's classic Divertimento for Brass and Percussion, Adam Gorb's Yiddish Dances, Francis Poulenc's Suite Francaise and the original version for 18 winds/percussion of Gustav Holst's cornerstone work for wind band, First Suite in Eb.

UWM Opera Theatre & UWM Symphony Orchestra – “Le nozze di Figaro”

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Often considered "the perfect opera", Figaro provides the audience with comic relief, a scathing commentary on 18th century class structure, and touching love stories - all set to some of the most beautiful music of all time!

Khemia Ensemble Solo Concert

The individuals of Khemia Ensemble present a virtual concert of solo works and interviews by living composers Nicole Chamberlain, Melissa Dunphy, Reena Esmail, Stacy Garrop, Jennifer Jolley, Emma O’Halloran, Tanner Porter, and Juri Seo.

Khemia Ensemble Premieres UWM Faculty & Student Works

Khemia Ensemble performs new chamber music works by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee composition faculty Phillip Sink and graduate student composers David Collins, Lawton Hall, and Adam Taylor. Khemia members recorded and produced the works remotely across seven states to create virtual premieres of five UWM original works.

Chamber Music Milwaukee: BRASS!

UWM Faculty members Gregory Fint, Kevin Hartman, Mark Hoelscher and Andy Smith join forces with guest artists Karen Suarez Flint, Colin Welford and Ross Venneberg to present an evening of exciting brass compositions.  This varied program includes works by J. S. Bach, Verne Reynolds, and Tōru Takemitsu.

Jazz Ensemble

The Jazz Ensemble is comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate students devoted to the study and performance of big band jazz and related styles of music arranged for this instrumentation.

Springdances: Blurring Borders

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

SpringDances will feature works from Dance Faculty Mair Culbreth, Simone Ferro, Maria Gillespie and Dan Schuchart, with original composition by Andy Miller and Allen Russell. Guest performance by UWM music professor Bernard Zinck.

UWM Composition and Technology Spring Concert

The Composition and Technology area presents new works by UWM student composers. The live-streamed concert will feature new music paired with multimedia accompanied by short introductions by the composers.

Wind Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

The final Wind Ensemble concert of the 2020-21 season features music by Gustav Holst, Evelin Auger, Tielman Susato, Felix Mendelssohn and Karl King. Serving as guest conductor of Mendelssohn's Overture Op. 24 for chamber winds, will be Dr. David Turrill, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Muskingum University (OH).

UWM Percussion Ensemble

The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents Recover, featuring four premieres of brand new works that the ensemble helped to commission.

Symphony Band & University Community Band

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Please join us for the final concert of the year as UWM's Symphony Band and University Band perform an exciting and varied program of works for concert band. The Symphony Band is under the direction of Dr. Scott R. Corley and the University Community Band will be led by graduate conductors Matthew Dutczak and Ross Venneberg.

UWM Steel PANthers

The UWM Steel PANthers is a student steel pan ensemble that explores the rich traditions of Trinidadian steel band music as well as classical and pop music transcriptions.

Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert & Beethoven “Pastoral”

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

UWM Symphony Orchestra's final concert will feature the winners of the 2020 Concerto Competition. Ian Wasserman will perform Haydn's Cello Concerto No. 1, and Zachary Childress will perform Haydn's Oboe Concerto arranged for Saxophone. UWM Symphony will conclude its season with Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral," which depicts the power and beauty of nature.

Jazz Ensemble

UWM Jazz Ensemble The Jazz Ensemble is comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate students devoted to the study of big band jazz and its related musical styles arranged for this instrumentation. Music is performed from a diverse array of composers... Read More

Recurring

Songs of Work & Protest (Theatre Fest ’21)

Theatre Fest '21 continues with Songs of Work & Protest, an ensemble piece combining song, dance, and story. This presentation is crafted by students, and explores how work and song connect and express the class struggle. SHOW STREAMING DATES & TIMES April... Read More

Saxophone Ensemble Concert

This diverse program showcases the ensemble repertoire of Marilyn Shrude, Jenni Watson, and Steven Bryant. We are also excited to be premiering new arrangements by Luke Daniels, Adam LuMaye, and Nick Ortiz on the YDS-150 Digital Saxophone!

Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar Student Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Join students of the Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar program in the final concert of the 2020-2021 school year. The Pre-College Division Guitar Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers thorough and comprehensive guitar and music instruction for children and teens of all skill levels aged 5-18. The program, its lessons, and performance opportunities provide a solid foundation in classical guitar, equipping students with the basic skills required to be versatile in any style.

“You Are Not Alone” – UWM Choirs Spring Concert

Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Kameraden Chorus, and Alta Voce for a streamed concert about friendship, love, community, and finding peace. The choirs explore music from a wide variety of styles including barbershop, Gospel, musical theatre, spirituals, folk music from various cultures, and historical and contemporary traditional choral works.

UWM Steel PANthers at Make Music Milwaukee

The UWM Steel PANthers Steel Band will be performing in the Make Music Milwaukee celebration that is part of international Make Music Day, an annual event. The group will be performing downtown in the plaza of the 310W building.

University Community Orchestra String and Percussion Ensemble Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

University Community Orchestra, a full symphony orchestra comprised of students and community members, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoire.

arx duo

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

A guest artist percussion recital presented by arx duo, featuring works by Peter Klatzow, Robert Honstein, Leonardo Gorosito, Rafael Alberto, and J.S. Bach.

Wind Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The wind ensemble presents their first concert of the season featuring classic works for band.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate students and performs a wide variety of music composed or arranged for jazz big band.

Korea Weekend Celebration (한국의 날)

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

The Korean American Faculty & Staff Association at UWM and Korean American Association of Milwaukee host the 2021 KOREA Weekend (한국의 날) Celebration. With the generous support from Korean Consulate General in Chicago this year's event will be a 2-day event.

SOLD OUT! UWM Symphony Season Opening Concert – Korea Day Concert with Richard O’Neill

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

SOLD OUT! UWM Symphony Season Opening Concert - Korea Day Concert with Richard O'Neill 2021 Grammy Award winning violist Richard O'Neill joins the UWM Symphony Orchestra for its season-opening concert. In this concert, which is part of the annual UWM... Read More

Rupert Boyd Classical Guitar Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Australian Guitarist Rupert Boyd Performs a live concert at UWM.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Mike Dowling & Eccentric Acoustic

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio.
Join us October 7th for Mike Dowling with special guest opening act Eccentric Acoustic.

Fall Choral Showcase – “Comings and Goings”

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join UWM's Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Alta Voce choirs for an evening of live choral music - our first in-person concert since March of 2020!

Wind Ensemble/Symphony Band

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Wind Ensemble/Symphony Band  Dates/Time:  Friday, October 15, 2021 7:30 p.m. CT Ticket Pricing – In Person: General – $11 Senior/UWM Faculty & Staff – $9 Youth under 18 – Free (Ticket must be picked up at PSOA Box Office) UWM Student... Read More

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate students and performs a wide variety of music composed and arranged for jazz big band.

CANCELED – UWAY Concert #1

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

UWAY Concert #1 This event has been canceled. This event has been canceled. If you have purchased tickets, please check your email for refund information from the PSOA Box Office. We invite you to explore the Peck School of the Arts’... Read More

String Academy of Wisconsin Halloween Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The String Academy of Wisconsin presents our annual Fall/Halloween Concert.  Violin/Viola students, ranging in age 4 to 18 and beginner to advanced levels, will perform works of various styles and composers.

UWM Percussion Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

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

MKE Unplugged Presents: Grisha Goryachev

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us November 10th for Flamenco guitarist Grisha Goryachev.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is a jazz big band comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate musicians who share a passion for the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Charles Mingus, Thad Jones, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Maria Schneider, and other luminary jazz composers and arrangers.

5th House Ensemble: Rivers Empyrean and Student Work Premieres

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Fifth House Ensemble is pleased to present the world premieres of four exciting new works written by UWM student composers Adam Taylor, Lawton Hall, Gavin Roberts, and Alex Malin. 5HE will also present several pieces from their environmentally-focused program Rivers Empyrean.

Tuba Euphonium Studio Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Come join the UWM Tuba and Euphonium studio for an evening of music.  The program includes works by Gregson, Sparke, Jacobs and others!

UWM Guitar Student Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

End of the semester Guitar studio Solo performances.

UWM Symphony Orchestra

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

UWM Symphony Orchestra December Concert "Baroque Takes Flight" Dates/Time:  Friday, December 3, 2021 7:30 p.m. CT Ticket Pricing – In Person: General – $11 Senior/UWM Faculty & Staff – $9 Youth under 18 – Free (Ticket must be picked up at... Read More

UWM Opera Theatre 2021 Fall Scenes Program

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join the students of UWM Opera Theatre for a program of Baroque arias and duets woven together to form a narrative exploring themes of love, loss, oppression, and communion with the natural world.

University Community Orchestra Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

University Community Orchestra, a full symphony orchestra comprised of students and community members, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoire.

University Community Band

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The University Community Band presents their annual fall concert!

Saxophone Studio Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join us for an evening of solo and chamber music featuring members of the UWM Saxophone Studio. This program will feature soloists, chamber groups, and the Milwaukee Saxophone Ensemble.

Premieres of New Music

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

This concert will showcase brand new works written by our Composition and Technology students.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Buffalo Nichols with special guest Stephen Hull

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us December 9th for Buffalo Nichols with special guest Stephen Hull.

**CANCELED** Mozart’s “Gran Partita”

Musicians from the UWM Wind Ensemble perform Mozart's masterwork Serenade in Bb "Gran Partita". Additional music for brass and percussion.

From Silence to Song: UWM Choirs Sounds of the Season Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Alta Voce choirs for an evening of eclectic choral music from a variety of styles and time periods!

Florestan Duo

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The Florestan Duo, stefan and Jeannie will perform Bach Suite #2 for solo cello, Beethoven Sonata in A major, Op. 69 and Rachmaninov Sonata in G minor, Op. 19

Suzuki & Pre- College Guitar Student Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The Pre-College Division Guitar Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers thorough and comprehensive guitar and music instruction for children and teens of all skill levels aged 5-18. The program, its lessons, and performance opportunities provide a solid foundation in classical guitar, equipping students with the basic skills required to be versatile in any style.

*CANCELED* UWAY Concert #2

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

*CANCELED* UWAY Concert #2 Date/Time:  Sunday, December 12, 2021 4:00 p.m. CT Ticket Pricing – In Person: General – $11 Senior/UWM Faculty & Staff – $9 Youth under 18 – Free (Ticket must be picked up at PSOA Box Office) UWM... Read More

Guest Masterclass Outreach – Cello

UWM is collaborating with Milwaukee Youth Symphony on a series of guest masterclasses in cello. The first of these classes will take place at Milwaukee Youth Arts Center at 5:00PM on Monday Evening, December 13th and will feature students from UWM and MYSO who will play for Professor Balderston.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is comprised of 20 student musicians and performs a wide variety of music, but largely selected from the catalogs of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Charles Mingus, Thad Jones, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Maria Schneider.

Timothy McAllister, Guest Artist Masterclass

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Hailed by The New York Times as a “virtuoso…one of the foremost saxophonists of his generation”, “brilliant” (The Guardian, UK), and “a sterling saxophonist” (The Baltimore Sun), TIMOTHY McALLISTER is one of today’s premier soloists, a member of the renowned PRISM Quartet, and a champion of contemporary music credited with dozens of recordings and over 150 premieres of new compositions by eminent and emerging composers worldwide.

Vocal Showcase Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Join us for a recital featuring outstanding student vocalists from the UWM voice area. This recital, presented as a part of the 2022 Vocal Arts Festival.

Vocal Arts Festival Final Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join us in a free choral concert featuring Concert Chorale, UWM's premier choral ensemble, and the Vocal Arts Festival Choir, a group comprising 120 of the finest high school singers from around the region.

Stefanie Jacob, Piano Masterclass Series

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Stefanie Jacob made her solo debut with the Boston Pops at age 17 and her Carnegie Recital Hall debut in 1984. An avid chamber musician, she was twice awarded Second Prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and received Indiana University's Leo Weiner Prize for Chamber Music.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Ogni Suono

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us on February 10th for Ogini Suono.

*CANCELED* Xavier Jara Solo Classical Guitar Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

American classical guitarist Xavier Jara (1993) is the 1st prize winner of the 2016 Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition. Adjunct Professor of Guitar at California State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA).

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is 20-member jazz big band that studies and performs the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Charles Mingus, Quincy Jones, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Maria Schneider.

Hope & Healing: A UWM Voice Faculty Recital

Hope and Healing, a UWM voice faculty recital, aims to address the topic of “loss” as it surfaces in our lives in many forms in order to promote greater empathy for and support of one another and as we all grieve and heal from a global COVID pandemic, continued racial inequality, and the personal traumas of our own individual lives. The recital will feature music from classical and music theatre repertoire and will include a world premiere song cycle by James Daley entitled Songs for Andy as well as the world premiere mini-opera Ready (or Not) by Ruben Piirainen. It is our hope that as our world is physically able to come together once again, we can also come together on a deeper emotional level of connection and understanding to step forward together and rebuild a safer and stronger society.

Wind Ensemble/Symphony Band Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join us for an amazing evening of music.

Timber – Cross//Hatch Percussion

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

In this memorable evening presented by both Chamber Music Milwaukee and MKE Unplugged, Cross//Hatch will present the Milwaukee premiere of Michael Gordon’s stirring evening-length minimalist score for six amplified simantras (2x4’s), Timber.

UWM Symphony Orchestra – Schubert’s “Unfinished”

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join the UWM Symphony and graduate conductor Mitchell Manlapig in an evening of works by Schubert, Mozart, Debussy, and Copland.

Miscast Cabaret 2022

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Miscast is a style of musical theatre cabaret that leans into the comedy of playing outside of one’s preconceived “type.” Think of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson performing “I Feel Pretty” from West Side Story, or "Cell Block Tango" from Chicago performed by square-dancing country singers.  Let your mind expand as the UWM Theatre students play against their “type”!

World Percussion Night

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Percussion Area hosts World Percussion Night in the beautiful Jan Serr Studio, featuring special guest Samba da Vida MKE alongside the UWM Steel PANthers Steel Band and other student ensembles.

Generation Quartet Recital

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

Generation Quartet is a newly formed Wisconsin-based professional saxophone quartet. This recital will feature works by Augusta Reed Thomas, Kristin Kuster, Jean Rivier, Fernande Decruck, David Maslanka, and Jennifer Higdon.

Quartet Samod

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

Quartet Samod is a saxophone quartet consisting of graduate students from Michigan State University: Nathan Salazar (MM), Kaylee Bernard (MM), Evan Harris (DMA), and Emmet Harris (MM), studying with Professor Joseph Lulloff. Quartet Samod was recently selected as finalist for the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) 2022 Chamber Winds Competition, as well as a semifinalist for the North American Saxophone Alliance 2022 Saxophone Quartet Competition.

Dr. Eli Kalman, Piano Masterclass Series

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Romanian-born pianist Eli Kalman has performed extensively in Romania, Israel, Germany, Hungary, Japan, United States and Canada.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Billy McLaughlin w/special guest Dan Schwartz

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us on March 10th for internationally renowned guitarist Billy McLaughlin.

Jazz Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is a 20-musician jazz big band that performs the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Charles Mingus, Melba Liston, Thad Jones, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Lennie Niehaus, and Maria Schneider.

Present Music: Ablaze

In partnership with the Milwaukee Art Museum and Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Present Music will premiere a new work commissioned by Daniel Kidane as part of a program that explores themes of identity.

*CANCELED* Leonela Alejandro Classical Guitar Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

UWM Alumni award-winning guitarist Leonela Alejandro returns to UWM. A Recital with works by Tedesco, Brouwer, Bach, Granados.

Saxophone Studio Chamber Ensembles

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Saxophone Studio presents an evening of chamber music with MIMKE Quartet, Equinox Quartet, Cream City Quartet, Cosmo Reeds, and the Saxophone Ensemble.

String Academy of Wisconsin Spring Concert 2022

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

SAW students, ages 4 to 18, will perform repertoire from a variety of eras.  Violin beginners to the advanced groups  come together to present works by Bach, Khachaturian, Glinka, Satie, Kabalevsky  and also include folk songs, American fiddle tunes and March classics. 

Sing into Spring Choral Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

UWM's Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Alta Voce choirs for an evening of choral music featuring selections from a variety of styles, time periods, and cultures.

UWM Concert Chorale Winter Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join UWM’s flagship choral ensemble for an evening of engaging and emotional choral music. Hear compositions from Finland, South Korea, and South Africa, music of Bruckner, Weelkes, Brian Edward Galante, and the Beatles, two spiritual settings, and movements from Joel Thompson’s Seven Last Words of the Unarmed.

First Year Musical Theatre Spring Showcase

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The class of 2025 will present a showcase, Theatre a la Mode: musical theatre songs honoring Pie Day.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Chamber Music Milwaukee presents an evening of works by UWM faculty composers Will Heinrichs, Phillip Sink, Josh Backes, and Nathan Nokes.

UWM Piano Studio Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join the UWM piano students in an evening of solo and collaborative repertoire.

“Music From Almost Yesterday” Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

"Music From Almost Yesterday" Concert The "Music From Almost Yesterday" Concert Series directed by Yehuda Yannay resumes on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 3 p.m. at the Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall. It features Stas Venglevski, (bayan/accordion), Jeri-Mae... Read More

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

UWM Classical Guitar Series. "A Revelation to hear" Washington Post  "A triumph on all accounts" Soundboard "Guitar duo show prowess" The New York Times

Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

A new double concerto by composer Stacy Garrop, Alpenglow follows the sun’s journey over soaring mountains, from the slow pre-dawn hour through the shimmering twilight.

Michael Mizrahi, Piano Masterclass Series

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Pianist MICHAEL MIZRAHI has appeared as concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and teaching artist in major concert halls around the world. A first prize winner in several international competitions, he has been praised as "intrepid" (Philadelphia Inquirer), "engaging" (Houston Chronicle), and "endlessly fascinating" (WQXR New York).

UWM Opera Theatre presents “Little Women” by Mark Adamo

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

The students of UWM Opera Theatre and pianist Joseph Hauer present composer Mark Adamo's brilliant take on the classic American coming-of-age story by Louisa May Alcott. First performed by the Houston Grand Opera Studio in 1998, this piece has since become an important part of the American opera repertoire.

UWM Symphony Orchestra with Ken-David Masur

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join us for an amazing evening of music.

Arcomusical with Matt Ulery

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

Arcomusical is a world music chamber ensemble reimagining the Afro-Brazilian berimbau through a repertoire of unique, powerful concert music. Arcomusical formed in 2013 specifically to interpret MeiaMeia, the collaborative composition cycle co-composed by ensemble members Gregory Beyer and Alexis C. Lamb.

Band Day at UWM featuring Brian Balmages

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Band Day at UWM featuring Brian Balmages This is a FREE one-day event for high school band musicians and their directors, featuring guest composer/conductor Brian Balmages. High School musicians will experience a master class by UWM instrumental Faculty/Staff, performances by... Read More

Tower Duo

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Please join us for an evening with Tower Duo, featuring Erin Helgeson Torres (flute) and Michael Rene Torres (saxophone).  Their innovative program will include works by Harrison, Kernohan, Lamb, Redman, Torres, Weait, Williams, and Zilinick.

Simon Gollo, Chamber Music Masterclass – Piano Masterclass Series

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Associate Professor of Violin and Orchestral Conducting at New Mexico State University, Simon Gollo will conduct a chamber music class for pianists and string players. Selected as the recipient of Spring 2021 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Faculty Achievement in Scholarship, New Mexico State University.

Cosmo Reed Quintet Premieres

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The graduate Cosmo Reed Quintet will premiere new works by UWM composers Barbara Howe, Gavin Roberts, Adam Taylor, Ben Piette, Eli Drews, and Clark Hudec.

Chamber Music Milwaukee “Tanguano”

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

UWM piano faculty Elena Abend and violin professor at New Mexico State University Simon Gollo, come together to bring an exciting program of Beethoven, Brahms and Piazzolla including his "Tanguano" for violin and piano.

Jazz Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is a 20-musician jazz big band that performs music from Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Charles Mingus, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Lennie Niehaus, and Maria Schneider.

Chad Ibison Classical Guitar Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Classical Guitar Recital

Premieres of New Music

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

UWM student composers will premiere an eclectic program of new works for acoustic and electronic mediums.

Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar Program Spring Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

The Pre-College Division Guitar Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers thorough and comprehensive guitar instruction for children and teens of all skill levels aged 5-18.

String Academy of Wisconsin & Peabody Pre-Conservatory Violinists Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Violin students from the String Academy of Wisconsin and Peabody Pre-Conservatory Violin Program will present a joint concert on Sunday, April 24th at 1:30pm in the UWM Recital Hall.

University Community Orchestra Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

University Community Orchestra, a full symphony orchestra comprised of students and community members, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoire.

Antony Cook/Endre Balogh Recital

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

Anthony Cook and Endre Balogh perform masterpieces of the violin and cello duo repertoire including Kodaly Duo Sonata, Handel Halvorsen Duo and others. Cook and Balogh have had illustrious careers as performers and teachers that have spanned the world garnering critical acclaim and accolades for their recordings and performances with careers spanning 50 years.

Antony Cook Interview with Q&A from Music and Film Department Students and Faculty

Arts Center Lecture Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Antony Cook, who has collaborated with Steven Spielberg, John Williams, and nearly every famous film composer and conductor who has made a film in Hollywood in the past 40 years shares experiences and wisdom from his illustrious career in the studios of Hollywood’s major music sound studios. The interview will be moderated by Mr. Cook’s former student, Stefan Kartman. and will feature questions from music performance, composition, and film students and faculty.

Nicki Roman, Faculty Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Dr. Nicki Roman, Assistant Professor of Saxophone, presents an evening of 21st century works for the saxophone. Featuring Casey Dierlam Tse (piano) and Zachary Childress (saxophone and PSOA graduate student), and including compositions by include David Biedenbender, Viet Cuong, Gilda Lyons Fazil Say, and Jenni Watson.

University Community Band

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The University Community Band will present their annual Spring concert.

UWM Guitar Department Student Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

End of the semester studio Solo performances.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Chamber Music Milwaukee
Enjoy an evening of chamber music performed by UWM faculty members Jennifer Clippert (flute), Claudia Lasareff-Mironoff (viola) and guest Lauren Hayes (harp).

Alex Wier Percussion Faculty Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join Assistant Professor of Percussion Alex Wier as he presents the culminating performance of his "Electrified Percussion" project, supported by a UWM Advancing Research and Creativity Grant. The program features a variety of solo works written for percussion with live electronic elements, including the world premiere of three new compositions.

Wind Ensemble/Symphony Band Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join us for an amazing evening of music.

UWM Percussion Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

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

Jazz Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is a 20-musician jazz big band that performs the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Thad Jones, Charles Mingus, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Maria Schneider.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert with David Bloom

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition Winners' Concert with David Bloom Noted for his “rockstar energy” (Urban Milwaukee) and “graceful sensitivity” (I Care If You Listen), guest conductor David Bloom of Present Music and Contemporaneous joins student soloists for the Concerto... Read More

David Russell Classical Guitar Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Grammy Award-winning guitarist David Russell concert at UW-Milwaukee. PSOA School of Art

Choral Collage Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Alta Voce for their final performance of the 2021-2022 school year. The program features diverse choral music spanning a variety of styles, time periods, and cultures.

MKE Mass Steel Band

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Steel pan ensembles and individual performers from around Wisconsin will come together to form the 2022 MKE Mass Steel Band, hosted by the UWM Steel PANthers Steel Band. The event will feature a lively combination of traditional music and pop transcriptions performed by the large, joint ensemble. The concert will be headlined by guest artist Alex Fragiskatos, who arranged a majority of the music to be performed.

Mozart’s “Gran Partita”

Hybrid Hybrid Event

The Wind Ensemble performs Mozart's masterwork: Serenade No. 10 in B-flat major "Gran Partita"

Strings Chamber Music Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

PSOA students present chamber music for various ensembles that feature string instruments.

**CANCELED**Francisco Flores, Chamber Music Masterclass – Piano Masterclass Series

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

**CANCELED** Francisco Flores, Chamber Music Masterclass - Piano Masterclass Series Francisco Flores was awarded First Prize in the “Maurice André” International Contest, the most renowned trumpet Contest in the world, as well as First Prize in the “Philip Jones” International... Read More

UWM Electronic Music Concert

Kenilworth Square East 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

The UWM Composition & Technology Program presents the electroacoustic works of student composers. Featuring improvised live performances by Jack Lusk on guitar and electronics, and Samwise Baker on drums; the premier of an 8-channel work by Benjamin Piette; and two fixed-media works by Lawton Hall.

**CANCELED** Elena Abend and Francisco Flores – Collaborative Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

**CANCELED** Elena Abend and Francisco Flores - Collaborative Recital UWM Piano Faculty Elena Abend and fellow Venezuelan trumpet virtuoso Francisco Flores, join forces in a recital of exciting Latin American and Spanish music. Date/Time: Thursday, May 12, 2022 7:30 p.m.... Read More

MKE Unplugged Presents: Trapper Schoepp w/special guest Matthew Davies

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us on May 19th for Trapper Schoepp.

Peck School of the Arts Convocation 2022

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

You are cordially invited to the in-person University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts graduation convocation for Fall 2021, Winterim 2022, Spring 2022 and Summer 2021 baccalaureate and master’s degree recipients. PSOA Convocation will be held on May 21,... Read More

UWM String Academy Summer Programs

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Students ages 4-18 at the UWM String Academy learn to use their minds, ears, and bodies to express themselves through music. Through this journey, each child learns valuable lessons in problem solving, concentration, consistency and discipline, developing self-confidence, perseverance through... Read More

Present Music: 26 Little Deaths 

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

The definition of epic; this world premiere by Carla Kihlstedt weaves a sweeping song cycle inspired by Edward Gorey’s Gashlycrumb Tinies, a delightfully dark alphabet book.

Fine Arts Quartet perform Mozart and Brahms – FREE

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Fine Arts Quartet perform Mozart and Brahms The prestigious Fine Arts Quartet, Ralph Evans and Efim Boico, violins, Gil Sharon, viola, and Niklas Schmidt, cello will offer a FREE concert featuring Mozart and Brahms. PROGRAM DETAILS Mozart and Brahms with... Read More

Free

Fine Arts Quartet perform Romanian Rhapsody and other George Enescu – FREE

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Fine Arts Quartet perform Romanian Rhapsody and other George Enescu The prestigious Fine Arts Quartet, Ralph Evans and Efim Boico, violins, Gil Sharon, viola, and Niklas Schmidt, cello will offer a FREE concert featuring Romanian Rhapsody and other works by George... Read More

Free

University Community Orchestra Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

University Community Orchestra, a full symphony orchestra comprised of students and community members, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoire.

UWM String Academy Fall 2022 Programs

UW-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts 2400 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee

Students ages 4-18 at the UWM String Academy learn to use their minds, ears, and bodies to express themselves through music. Through this journey, each child learns valuable lessons in problem solving, concentration, consistency and discipline, developing self-confidence, perseverance through... Read More

French Connection

Milwaukee Art Museum 700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI

Jean Cocteau’s classic 1946 film, La Belle et la Bête, with live music from the Philip Glass opera for ensemble and film, meets music from French crossover sensation, Christophe Chasol.

Joseph Murphy (Saxophone), Guest Artist Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Joseph Murphy was the saxophone professor at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania from 1987-2022.  At various times he was also director of bands, department chair, and taught a variety of courses.

pax duo – Percussion Guest Artist Recital

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

pax duo is a dynamic new percussion project created by Tristan Swihart and Micah Detweiler. Based in Goshen, IN and Madison, WI. pax duo aims to break preconceptions of contemporary percussion through collaboration and new creation of genre bending works.

Einav Yarden, piano recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Internationally acclaimed pianist Einav Yarden performs in Milwaukee for the first time. Praised for her musical "imagination and exceptionally vivid playing ... a sense of majesty, tempered by gentleness and quiet grace." The Washington Post

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is a 20+ musician jazz big band comprised of undergraduate and graduate students and regularly features student vocalists performing jazz standards by legendary songwriters such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwin’s, Jerome Kern, and others. Original compositions and arrangements created by students for the Jazz Ensemble are showcased at a majority of concerts.

An Evening of Ethiopian Music with Qwanqwa

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Qwanqwa is an experimental/traditional ensemble from Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, whose sound features a mix of traditional and modern instruments, keeping audiences rapt with swirling mesenko (one-stringed fiddle), punk krar solos (electric lyre), wah-wah-violin, bass krar boom, the unstoppable rhythm of heavy kebero (goat-skin drum) beats, and powerful traditional lead African diva vocals.

Megaron Chamber Choir

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

 The Peck School of the Arts and The Slovenian Arts Council are thrilled to present Megaron Chamber Choir.

Korea Day Celebration and Symphony Orchestra Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Korea Day Celebration at UWM The Korean American Faculty & Staff Association at UWM and Korean American Association of Milwaukee host the 2022 KOREA Day (한국의 날) Celebration on Friday, October 7 at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing... Read More

Fall Choral Showcase

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join the UWM Bella Voce, Kameraden, Alta Voce, and Kameraden Plus choirs for a diverse program of choral music from a variety of styles, cultures, and time periods at their first concert of the 2022–2023 school year!

Chorale Fall Concert

Whitefish Bay United Methodist Church 819 E Silver Spring Dr, Whitefish Bay, WI

Join UWM's flagship mixed choir for an afternoon of diverse choral music from a variety of styles, locations, and time periods.

American Wind Band Classics

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band will present a program of highly enjoyable works for wind ensemble and band by American composers. Music will feature compositions by Charles Ives, William Schuman, and John Williams.

New Music MKE: Quijote Duo

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The Chicago-based Quijote Duo will perform a concert of daring new works by a diverse set of composers. The program will include premieres of works by several UWM students.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is a 20+ musician jazz big band comprised of undergraduate and graduate students and regularly features student vocalists performing jazz standards by legendary songwriters such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwin’s, Jerome Kern, and others. Original compositions and arrangements created by students for the Jazz Ensemble are showcased at a majority of concerts.

NASM Student Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Come see undergraduate and graduate students from all areas in the Music Department as they perform for the site visitors from the National Association of Schools of Music as the department pursues re-accreditation!

Solo Duo Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Classical Guitar Department puts on an evening of music.

Popular Music Ensemble

Plymouth Church 2717 E Hampshire Ave, Milwaukee, WI

In the Popular Music Ensemble students collaborate to explore Pop, Rock and related genres.

Nicki Roman, Faculty Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Nicki Roman (saxophone) and Casey Dierlam Tse (piano) present a recital featuring works by Leonard Bernstein, David Biedenbender, and Miriama Young.

The Whiffenpoofs in Milwaukee

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

The Peck School of the Arts is proud to welcome The Whiffenpoofs to Milwaukee and the UWM Campus.

UWM String Academy Halloween Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Come see the incredible students of the UWM String Academy (ages 3-18) perform a festive Halloween program. There will be costumes, tricks, and treats.

Masterworks Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join the UWM choirs and symphony orchestra for an evening of choral/orchestral masterworks conducted by Dr. Jun Kim.

First-Year Musical Theatre Fall Showcase

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

First-year music theatre students will be presenting a showcase of ensemble songs from the musical theatre canon.

Zakir Hussain with Niladri Kumar in Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Multiple Grammy Award winner Zakir Hussain (Shakti, Planet Drum, Tabla Beat Science) is widely considered the most celebrated tabla player around the world. He is also a torchbearer and a pillar of Indian Classical music for over 50 years.

New Music MKE: Student Premieres

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The Composition and Technology program will present a concert of original works by UWM students. The program will include freshly composed pieces for acoustic and electronic mediums.

Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble and Steel PANthers Steel Band

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble and the Steel PANthers Steel Band will join forces to present a memorable evening of lively music in the beautiful Jan Serr Studio.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is a 20+ musician jazz big band comprised of undergraduate and graduate students and regularly features student vocalists performing jazz standards by legendary songwriters such as Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwin’s, Jerome Kern, and others. Original compositions and arrangements created by students for the Jazz Ensemble are showcased at a majority of concerts.

Classical Guitar Chamber Music concert

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

UWM Guitar Studio Chamber Music Performance.

UWM Piano Studio Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

UWM Piano Studio will present a varied program including piano solo and chamber music repertoire.

UWM Middle School Honor Bands Festival

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Outstanding middle school band students from all over Southeastern Wisconsin will learn, rehearse, observe, and perform over this special weekend.

PEAK (New Music Milwaukee)

Kenilworth Square East 5th Floor Gallery 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

PEAK is part of New Music MKE, a new performing arts series run by the Music Composition and Technology program at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.

(mostly) Chamber Winds

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Musicians of the UWM Wind Ensemble and selected studio ensembles will present a varied program of chamber music for winds by contemporary composers.

Fall Opera Scenes

Music Recital Hall Music Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join the students of the UWM Opera Workshop as they present a program of opera, operetta, and musical scenes.

UWM Percussion Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

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

University Community Orchestra Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

The University Community Orchestra, a full symphony orchestra comprised of students and community members, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoire.