Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Suzanne Lacy

Suzanne Lacy is a visual artist whose prolific career includes performances, video and photographic installation, critical writing and public practices in communities.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Allen Morris

Allen Morris is a Milwaukee-based photographic artist and Associate Lecturer of Photography at the Peck School of Arts at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: LaNia Sproles

LaNia Sproles is a 2019 Nohl Fellow who lives and works in the segregated city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her work spans several disciplines including printmaking, drawing, and collage.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kris Sanford

Kris Sanford lives is an assistant professor at Central Michigan University. She has exhibited work nationally and internationally, including exhibitions in Amsterdam, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Houston, London, Miami, and New York.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Carrie Moyer

Carrie Moyer is an artist and writer. Her work has been exhibited widely, in both the US and Europe. Museums shows include the 2017 Whitney Biennial, and a traveling survey, Carrie Moyer: Pirate Jenny,  that originated at the Tang Museum in 2013.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Anna Walker

Anna Walker is Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) where she is responsible for exhibition, research and publication, the proposal of acquisitions, and development of long-term collections strategy.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Arielle Romano

Arielle Romano is a Milwaukee-based Painter who is pursuing her MFA at UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts. She is a recent graduate from UW-Parkside where she earned her BFA in 2018.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Celeste Contreras

Celeste Contreras is a Xicana - Indigenous artist who works in mixed mediums to share stories of ceremony, culture and tradition. Her work includes illustrations, print, book arts and animation.

Two Films by Ana Vaz & Nicolas Pereda

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

This program pairs two films by Nicolas Pereda & Ana Vaz. Nicolas Pereda's My Skin Luminous, originally commissioned by the Mexican Ministry of Education, is a hypnotically mysterious, hybrid object that unravels and metamorphoses within the walls of a school.

Winterdances 2022: All That You Touch You Change

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

Winterdances 2022: All That You Touch You Change Winterdances: All That You Touch You Change features new works investigating the experience of our impact on the environment. Choreographers offer moving meditations on the perception of time, the archive of experience in our... Read More

Winterdances Studio Workshop Day

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

UWM Dance Studio Workshop Day is the best way for high school students to learn about the life of a dance major at Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin’s only School of the Arts. Individuals and groups are welcome to register.

Short Films by Morgan Quaintance

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

This program presents a selection of recent short films from one of the most exciting emerging voices in artist-made cinema. Morgan Quaintance is a London-based writer, musician, broadcaster, and curator.

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.

*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

Milwaukee, WI

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.

Two Videos by Charlotte Prodger

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Charlotte Prodger is a British artist working with moving image, printed image, sculpture and writing.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Angie Piehl

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Angela Piehl is a cross-disciplinary artist whose work addresses luxury, accumulation, and alienation from Nature. Piehl has exhibited widely, in national, international, juried and invitational exhibitions.

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.

Miscast Cabaret 2022

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

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.

Ste. Anne by Rhayne Vermette

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

This stirring debut feature by Manitoban filmmaker and artist Rhayne Vermette is a formally alluring examination of home by way of places and people.

Dr. Eli Kalman, Piano Masterclass Series

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

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

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Mary Flanagan

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Mary Flanagan has exhibited internationally at venues such as The Guggenheim New York, Tate Britain, Museu de Arte, Arquitectura e Tecnologia Lisbon, the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing, NeMe Arts Center, Cyprus, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Spain, Museum of Fine Arts Cologne, and the 2002 Whitney Biennial of American Art.

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.

*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
Virtual Event 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. 

UWM Concert Chorale Winter Concert

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

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

Films by Sandra Lahire

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Sandra Lahire (1950-2001) was a central member of the feminist and experimental filmmaking community in London in the 1980s and 1990s. Lesbian, Jewish, feminist – Lahire was a proud queer activist in a troubled time of British history, Thatcher’s 1980s.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Arijit Sen

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Arijit Sen is an architect and vernacular architecture historian who writes, teaches and studies urban cultural landscapes. His research includes studies of South Asian immigrant landscapes in North America.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

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

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

American College Dance Association – Livestream Concerts

The UWM Dance Department hosts the American College Dance Association (ACDA) North-Central Regional Conference, March 18-22, 2022.  26 schools from across the Midwest and beyond will gather to share their creative work over 6 different concerts.

UWM Piano Studio Recital

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

Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band

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

Makers! 22 Annual Juried + Sculpture 22 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.

UWM Symphony Orchestra with Ken-David Masur

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

Join us for an amazing evening of music.

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
Virtual Event 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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: HC Dunaway Smith

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

H. C. Dunaway Smith is a mixed reality artist that blends storytelling, illustration, animation, sound design, and the physical world into immersive art experiences. Her paintings combine with lyrical branching narratives to create otherworldly interactive experiences that blur the line between art and audience.

Cosmo Reed Quintet Premieres

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

Classical Guitar Recital

UWM Guitar Department Chamber Music Concert

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

End of the semester Chamber music concert.

Premieres of New Music

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

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

String Academy of Wisconsin & Peabody Pre-Conservatory Violinists Concert

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

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
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event 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).

Springdances 2022: The Ground Is Not Our Only Home

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

Springdances 2022: The Ground is Not Our Only Home brings together four unique dancemakers reflecting on the nature of being, bridging and belonging. These dances explore aerial apparatus, bold video projections, repetition and the subtlety of touch. Through a broad... Read More

Art & Design MFA Exhibition: Echoes in Time

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

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

Alex Wier Percussion Faculty Recital

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

Join us for an amazing evening of music.

Design and Visual Communication BFA Capstone Exhibition: HOW WE ARE

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.

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
Virtual Event 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

Art and Design Open Studios

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

Please join the Department of Art and Design and explore the "Kenilworth Square East" galleries and studios. The building is a 6-floor, 500,000-square-foot, industrial artist studio space and home to award-winning graduate students and faculty in Art and Design.

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

Strings Chamber Music Recital

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

ZEN FILM FESTIVAL

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

A screening of student made films produced in the Zen and the Art of Filmmaking class.

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

Film Department Senior Screenings

Bolton Hall (Room 150) 3210 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Join us in celebrating the class of 2022 and their fantastic films! Seniors work all year on writing, producing, editing, and polishing short films of their own design. Come see some of the most unique and exciting films coming out of Milwaukee!

Continuum 2022: Sitelines 42

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.

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.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio 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.

Korea Day Celebration and Symphony Orchestra Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event 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
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 Building Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

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

Nicki Roman, Faculty Recital

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

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

Masterworks Concert

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.

First-Year Musical Theatre Fall Showcase

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

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

Crossing Over 2022

Arts Center Gallery UWM Theatre Building 2nd Floor | 2400 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI

Please join us for the Crossing Over exhibition showcasing work created by undergraduate Sophomore through Senior students of the UWM Peck School of the Arts, Department of Art and Design who have received a departmental scholarship award in 2022. 

New Music MKE: Student Premieres

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

New Dancemakers 2022: Diverging Pathways

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.

Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble and Steel PANthers Steel Band

Jan Serr Studio 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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
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 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 Piano Studio Recital

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

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

UWM Dance Studio Workshop Day

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.

History of the Future/ December 1-3

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

History of the Future is a four-chapter dance about memory, presence, connection and our collective capacity to embrace time’s relentless melt. In consort, four choreographers chase a dance that awaits beyond dancers.

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
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

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

UWM Student Chamber Music Recital

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

UWM Students Perform! A variety of chamber music masterpieces.

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
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.