Continuum 2022: Sitelines 42

INOVA Gallery at Kenilworth Square East INOVA Gallery at Kenilworth Square East | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Continuum 2022: Sitelines 42 will present Professor Emerita Leslie Vansen’s studio work, including paintings, produced throughout her forty-two years of teaching at UWM, alongside selected works by about 50 alumni at the KSE Gallery.

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 Recital Hall, 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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Chip Thomas

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Chip Thomas, aka “jetsonorama” is a photographer, public artist, activist and physician who has been working between Monument Valley and The Grand Canyon on the Navajo nation since 1987.

Woven Images 2022

Kenilworth Square East 3rd Floor Gallery Kenilworth Square East (3rd Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Exhibition of selected hand woven pieces from Fibers courses in the Department of Art & Design.

pax duo – Percussion Guest Artist Recital

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Drew Matott

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Drew Matott is a Master Papermaker with an expertise using traditional papermaking as a form of social engagement and community activism across the globe since 2005.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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 Recital Hall, Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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.

Elena Abend and Matt Michelic Collaborative Recital

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

UWM Piano Faculty Elena Abend is joined by Lawrence University's viola Professor Matt Michelic in a joined recital for viola and piano.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Sarah Holden

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Sarah Holden received her Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art with a focus in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert – Korea Day Festival

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
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UWM Symphony Orchestra will give Korea day festival concert with a renowned guest soloist.

Fall Choral Showcase

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

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
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Join UWM's flagship mixed choir for an afternoon of diverse choral music from a variety of styles, locations, and time periods.

Interface

UWM Union Cinema UWM Union Cinema (2nd Floor) | 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Union Cinema and FVANG are pleased to present Interface by Youtube animators Umami aka Justin Tomchuk and Karolina Szablewska.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Jason Yi

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Jason S. Yi, a 2022 recipient of the Mary L. Nohl Established Artist Fellowship, is an interdisciplinary artist working in photography, video, sculpture, drawing, and site-specific installations.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Based on the unfinished Charles Dickens' novel, this detective story of murder, love, and sleepy town opium dens has tantalized readers for ages. This musical version, written by Rupert Holmes (who also had a #1 pop hit with Escape-The Piña Colada Song), won Tony awards for Best Book of a Musical and Best Musical Score.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: André Ramos-Woodard

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Raised in the Southern states of Tennessee and Texas, André Ramos-Woodard (they/ them/ he/ him) is a contemporary artist who uses their work to emphasize the experiences of the underrepresented: celebrating the experience of marginalized peoples while accenting the repercussions of contemporary and historical discrimination.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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.

Solo Duo Concert

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

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

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lexy Ho-Tai

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Lexy Ho-Tai's (she/her) multi-disciplinary art and teaching practice explores imaginative and tangible world-building through craft and play.

Musical Theatre Capstone Recital

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

This variety showcase of upper-level musical theatre majors explores their development at UWM and the promising futures in store.

Nicki Roman, Faculty Recital

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

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

The Sparrow

Kenilworth Five-0-Eight Kenilworth Five-0-Eight (Kenilworth Square East - 5th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Emily Book, orphan, and high school senior must come to terms with the consequences of using her supernatural powers.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Tyanna Buie

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A Chicago, IL and Milwaukee, WI native, Tyanna Buie is a visual artist who received her BA from Western Illinois University, and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Masterworks Concert

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

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

UWM Percussion Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
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The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents its annual Fall concert, featuring a wide variety of instruments, sounds, and compositions from different periods.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Ariana Vaeth

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Ariana Vaeth is a Baltimore-raised artist focused on realism through the self portrait. Graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, she fulfilled an exchange program at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

New Dancemakers – Dance Senior Project Concert

Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) | 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

This performances features senior capstone choreographic works by Department of Dance BA and BFA students.

Present Music: Interplay: Kentridge and Miller

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

In partnership with The Warehouse’s forthcoming William Kentridge exhibition, a concert featuring music written for the artist’s iconic animated films, by composer Philip Miller.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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.

2022 Contemporary Craft Exhibition and Sale

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

Mark your calendars! This November, the Kenilworth Square East Gallery will host the 2022 Contemporary Craft Exhibition and Sale.

UWM Dance Studio Workshop Day

Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) | 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, WI

UWM Dance Studio Workshop Day is open to all interested dance students ages 15 and up. Studio Workshop Day is the best way for high school students to learn from our internationally known faculty and interact with senior BFA and BA students.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Molly Hassler

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Molly Hassler is an interdisciplinary artist, often embracing collaboration and primarily using drawing and fibers techniques to mine the complex relation between representation and identity as a queer person in the Midwest.

Fall Opera Scenes

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

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

University Community Orchestra Concert

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

Piggsville

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

A Hamlet inspired story centering around a man’s challenges running the family brewery after the sudden and suspicious death of his father. A new play, written by UWM Theatre’s own Alvaro Saar Rios, Piggsville takes place in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Emily Belknap

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Emily Belknap is a sculptor with experience in a broad range of craft techniques. She welds metal, carves wood, sews fabric, models clay, and all these processes contribute to her love for the material of the natural world.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert

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

Sounds of the Season Choral Concert

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

Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Alta Voce choirs for an evening of eclectic choral music from around the world.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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.

Phil Kline’s unsilent night

Saint Kate - The Art Hotel 139 E Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI

In our second annual post-modern holiday "caroling" event, PM invites you to join us on an evening walk about the city with boomboxes and smart phones creating a constantly morphing sound sculpture by Phil Kline.

African, Salsa/Merengue, and Hip Hop – End of the Term Showing

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

This end of the term showing features works by the African Dance, Salsa/Merengue and Hip Hop classes.

Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar Concert

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

Join Suzuki and Pre-College Guitar Students on Sunday, December 18th for a Winter Concert.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kill Joy

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Kill Joy's family is originally from and partly based in the archipelago known as the Philippines and partly in Texas.

Winterdances 2023

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Winterdances concert features an evening of premieres from our faculty and guest artist Kia Smith, artistic director of South Chicago Dance Theatre. The evening will feature original music composed by Andy Miller. Join dance faculty choreographers Daniel Burkholder, Mair Culbreth, Karlies Kelley, and guest artist Kia Smith for an evening of kineticism, imagination and hope.

Fiber//Form 2023

Kenilworth Square East 3rd Floor Gallery Kenilworth Square East (3rd Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Exhibition of selected pieces from Fibers courses in the Department of Art & Design.

UWM Dance High School Workshop Day

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

High School Workshop Day is the best way for high school groups and classes to learn from our internationally known faculty. This event is great for students curious and interested in becoming a dance major at Peck School of the Arts, the University of Wisconsin’s only School of the Arts.

Vocal Showcase Recital

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

Presented as part of the 2023 Vocal Arts Festival, UWM students perform a varied and fast-moving recital of songs from a variety of genres and styles.

UWM Dance Studio Workshop Day

Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) | 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Studio Workshop Day is the best way for high school students to learn from our internationally known faculty. This event is great for students curious and interested in becoming a dance major at Peck School of the Arts, the University of Wisconsin’s only School of the Arts.

Vocal Arts Festival Final Concert

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

This final event of the 2023 UWM Vocal Arts Festival features performances by Concert Chorale, UWM's flagship mixed choir, and the VAF Honor Choir, comprising 120 of the finest high school singers from around Wisconsin and Illinois.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Dana Fritz

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Dana Fritz uses photography to investigate the ways we shape and represent the natural world in cultivated and constructed landscapes.

Voices Rising

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Composer and singer Leila Adu joins Present Music as soloist in her own Freedom Suite.

First and Second Year Voice Recital

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

Join us as the first and second year students in the UWM voice program present a extremely varied showcase of solo performances from many different genres, styles, and time periods. See and support our talented up and coming students!

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Sasha Stiles

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Sasha Stiles is a first-generation Kalmyk-American poet, artist and AI researcher whose work probes what it means to be human in a nearly post-human era.

UWM Symphony Orchestra – Concerto Competition Winners Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
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UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert featuring the competition winners

World Percussion Night

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

This exciting program featuring UWM students and staff alongside vibrant Milwaukee community ensembles will showcase music from Brazil, Guatemala, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Barbara Miner

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Barbara Miner is a writer, photographer and multimedia artist, currently in her third year of the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Concert Chorale Spring Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
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Join the UWM Concert Chorale and two of the finest area high school choirs for an evening of choral music. This is the final event of the day-long UWM Choral Invitational featuring a special guest composer and closing with a joint piece performed by all three ensembles.

Sing Into Spring Choral Concert

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

Join the UWM Bella Voce, Kameraden, Alta Voce, and Kameraden Plus choirs for a fun and eclectic evening of choral music.

Music From Almost Yesterday Concert

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

This concert will feature Stas Venglevski, virtuoso performer on bayan (accordion) in premieres and other works by Milwaukee composers David Bohn, Jerome Kitzke and Yehuda Yannay.

All Night Strut

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

This musical weaves together popular swing, jazz, blues, and bebop of the 1930’s and 40’s in a review that moves from the Great Depression into the post-World War II boom. Filled with standards from The American Songbook, the Gershwins, Hoagy Carmichael, and Duke Ellington (amongst many others) are featured.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Tanekeya Word

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Tanekeya Word (b. 1983, Clarksdale, Mississippi) creates multimedia visual art: paintings, drawings, fine art prints and book art. She is an art educator, cultural arts organizer and scholar based in Milwaukee, WI.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Edie Fake

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Edie Fake’s multi-media work — drawings, paintings, installations, comics, books and zines — has been written about and featured in Artforum, New York Times, The Paris Review, Art News, Art 21, Juxtapoz, Hyperallergic, The Comics Journal, and The Los Angeles Review of Books.

Spring Opera Production

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

Join the UWM opera students and symphony orchestra for a mainstage opera production conducted by Dr. Jun Kim.

Northern Lights

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

Join Present Music for two world premieres in one evening! Midden Find by Dan Trueman, featuring star Irish fiddler Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh playing the Norwegian Hardanger d’Amore; and new commission performed by multi-genre Brazilian composer, singer, and pianist Clarice Assad.

Makers! 23 Annual Juried + Sculpture 23 Student Exhibitions

Kenilworth Square East 3rd Floor Gallery Kenilworth Square East (3rd Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

A “best of” exhibition highlighting award-winning jewelry and metalwork, sculpture and digital fabrication projects from rising student artists in the Peck School of the Arts. The Goundie Awards, Harold A. Milbrath Memorial Jewelry & Metalsmithing Prizes and multiple other awards will be announced during the opening reception. 

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lyndsay Rice

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Lyndsay Rice received an MFA from the University of Oregon in 2012 and BFA from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in 2006.

Jazz Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 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 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.

Elena Abend and John Daugherty – Vocal Recital

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

UWM Piano Faculty Elena Abend is joined by Baritone John Daugherty for an evening of Art Songs!

Sweat

Kenilworth Five-0-Eight Kenilworth Five-0-Eight (Kenilworth Square East - 5th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Lynn Nottage’s play enters the heart of working-class America, exploring the effects the loss of heavy industry and the changing ethnic composition of Reading, PA has on two friends. This deep examination of race, economics, and the human condition during the 2016 presidential election ramp up was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2017.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Anna Natter

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Anna Natter is a Hungarian designer currently living in Germany. After studying fine art and animation, she worked for the largest commercial television company in Hungary before transitioning to freelance work.

University Community Orchestra Concert

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

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay

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Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay works in photography, video, installation, sculpture, and new media, investigating shifting meanings within post and neocolonialism while still reflecting on the very mediums of representation that he uses.

UWM Percussion Ensemble

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

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

The Rivals

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

The classic romantic comedy of manners about the lengths people will go to obtain true love closes out the 2022-23’ UWM Theatre season. Filled with comic characters, The Rivals features deep emotional resonances to augment its sharp wit.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Season Final Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
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UWM Symphony Orchestra Season Final Concert

Choral Collage Concert

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

Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Alta Voce choirs for their final concert of the year. Featuring a wide variety of repertoire and voicings, hear the UWM choirs at their best!

Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar Concert

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

Join Suzuki and Pre-College guitar students on Sunday, May 7th for a Spring Concert.

Jazz Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 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 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. 

Springdances 2023

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Springdances concert features an evening of premieres from our faculty and guest artist Alfonso Cervera, artistic director of Primera Generación Dance Collective.  Join dance faculty choreographers Zakiya Cornish, Maria Gillespie, Dan Schuchart, and guest artist Alfonso Cervera for an evening of kineticism, imagination and hope.

African, Salsa/Merengue, and Hip Hop – End of the Term Showing

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

This end of the term showing features works by the African Dance, Salsa/Merengue & Hip Hop classes.

Birds of a Feather

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Singer/songwriter Gabriel Kahane performs a new version of his introspective solo work Magnificent Bird with Present Music, and the ensemble premieres a newly commissioned work from chamber music superstar and cellist, Paul Wiancko

University Community Orchestra Concert

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