2022 BA/BFA Fall Exhibition

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

Join the Department of Art and Design in celebrating the incredibly talented BA and BFA graduating class of Fall 2022.

Saxophone Chamber Ensembles

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

Join us for an evening of chamber music featuring members of the saxophone studio!

UWM Design Entrepreneur Showcase

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

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Design and Visual Communication seniors embarked on a semester-long challenge to develop solutions that help foster healthier cities. The goal is to use design thinking to launch products, services, and community initiatives that can make our cities more equitable, inclusive, sustainable, ecological, and ultimately, whole. Until we can collectively—each and every one of us—participate in the promise of a thriving city, we can’t call it healthy.

Musical Theatre Capstone Recital

Kenilworth Five-0-Eight 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

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

Faculty Recital – Stefan Kartman

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

Stefan Kartman, cello, Jeannie Yu, piano and special guest Jonah Kartman, violin perform as members of the Antioch Trio

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.

Winterdances 2023

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

UWM Dance High School Workshop Day

Mainstage Theatre 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 Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid 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) 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.

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.

Piano Duo Recital Elena Abend and Melinda Lee Masur

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

UWM Piano Faculty and guest pianist Melinda Lee Masur will present a piano duo recital featuring the Schubert Fantasy in F minor for four hands and Brahms Haydn Variations for two pianos.

First and Second Year Voice Recital

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

World Percussion Night

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

New Music MKE: Hub New Music

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

Called “contemporary chamber trailblazers” by the Boston Globe, Hub New Music is a “nimble quartet of winds and strings” (NPR) forging new paths in 21st-century repertoire. The ensemble’s ambitious commissioning projects and “appealing programs” (New Yorker) celebrate the rich diversity of today’s classical music landscape.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

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

UWM Piano Faculty Elena Abend is joined by clarinetist Orlando Pimentel and cellist Peter Thomas for an evening of chamber music. The program includes Brahms' Clarinet trio in A minor.

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

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 Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid 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.

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.

UWM Piano Studio Recital

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

The UWM Piano Studio will perform an evening of solo and collaborative piano repertoire.

Spring Opera Production

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.

First-Year Musical Theatre Spring 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 solo songs from the musical theatre canon.

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.

Makers! 23 Annual Juried + Sculpture 23 Student Exhibitions

Kenilworth Square East 3rd Floor Gallery 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. 

2023 BA/BFA Spring Exhibition

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

Join the Department of Art and Design in celebrating the incredibly talented BA and BFA graduating class of Spring 2023.

Jack Thorpe, Guest Recital

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

Saxophonist Jack Thorpe is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in saxophone performance and literature from the University of Illinois where he serves as the saxophone studio teaching assistant.

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 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 Building 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!

MA/MFA Thesis Exhibition

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

Celebrate with our graduating MA/MFA artists, who exhibit their finest work and share their creative journeys.

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.

Design and Visual Communication BFA Capstone Exhibition Reception

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

The annual Design & Visual Communication BFA exhibition at UWM Peck School of the Arts manifests itself through individuality, equity-centered community projects, and students working collaboratively to find common ground.

Choral Collage 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 their final concert of the year. Featuring a wide variety of repertoire and voicings, hear the UWM choirs at their best!

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 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 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid 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.