Kenilworth Open Studios

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

Peck School faculty and graduate studio doors open, inviting the community in to watch live art in the making. Experience four hours of art exhibitions & film screenings; live performances; demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages.

UWM Clinic Day for State Honors Project Auditions

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

Auditioning for the 2020 WSMA State Honors Music Project in woodwind, brass or percussion? Let faculty artists in the Peck School of the Arts help you prepare, practice and perfect your audition pieces during our UWM Clinic Day, exclusively for ambitious, WSMA-bound high-school musicians.

High School Dance Day

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

Live a day in the life of a UWM Dance student. Matinee performance, meeting with the students and masterclasses are on the agenda for this exciting, immersive day in the studio.

Studio Workshop Days

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

Live a day in the life of a Peck School of the Arts dance major! Matinee performance, meeting with the students and faculty and masterclasses are included in this exciting, immersive day-long event.

Sensoria | If Not Winter

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

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

Chamber Music Milwaukee

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

Music for viola, clarinet and piano performed by alumni Orlando Pimentel (clarinet) and Matthew Michelic (viola), who are joined by Peck School of the Arts piano faculty Elena Abend.

MKE Unplugged Presents: ~Nois Quartet

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

~Nois is a Chicago-based saxophone quartet that defies categorization by working between the boundary of contemporary classical music and experimental improvisation. Founded in 2016, ~Nois (pronounced "noise") has quickly emerged as one of the premier young ensembles in the United States.

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

The annual UWM Symphony Orchestra's Concerto Competition winners will be performing. Dukas' "Sorcerer's Apprentice" and Sibelius' "Karelia Suite" are among the titles that will be performed.

Female Transport

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

This stark, hard hitting drama details the journey of six women convicted of petty crimes and sentenced to hard labor in Britain’s penal colonies “down under.”

The Trojan Women

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

An enduring and searing portrayal of war and its aftermath-as relevant today as it was when it was first staged in 415 BCE.

UWM Jazz Ensemble & UJAY

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 Peck School of the Arts presents the UWM Jazz Ensemble - a classic big band - directed by Jonathan Winkle and the UWM Youth Jazz Ensemble - the high school big band - directed by Rosemary McGee Walzer.

*CANCELED* From the Archives: In Search of Splendor

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

The From The Archives series invites MFA Candidates from the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres to collaborate with the Department's Archive to curate an evening for Experimental Tuesdays.

*CANCELED* UWM Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band March 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

Cellist Stefan Kartman performs the Fantasy for Cello and Wind Ensemble by Hungarian composer Frigyes Hidas.

*CANCELED* Clippert Plays Mozart & Beethoven’s “Eroica”

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

The year 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and, to celebrate it, UWM Symphony will perform Beethoven's "Eroica".

*Canceled* Milwaukee Composers Collective

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

Milwaukee Composers Collective presents a diverse recital of new music.

*CANCELED* High School Dance Day

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

Live a day in the life of a Peck School of the Arts dance major! Matinee performance, meeting with current students and professors and masterclasses are included in this exciting, immersive day-long event.

*CANCELED* Bonnie & Clyde

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

Bonnie and Clyde went from small-town nobodies to Depression-era folk heroes and Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmare.

*CANCELED* Africa & the Diaspora, Salsa/Merengue 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

See how salsa, the African Diaspora, merengue and more influence student dancers in this lively end-of-semester showcase.

*CANCELED* Hip-Hop 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

Join Peck School dance artists in this MKE-favorite end-of-semester hip-hop showcase. What's the point of learning new moves if you don't use them to dazzle/delight audiences?

Online Summer Dance Intensive

Flexible, affordable online dance instruction in composition, hip-hop, improvisation, jazz and more. Dancers ages 15+ are invited to join UWM dance faculty for the school's first-ever online dance intensive. Sessions begin June 22, July 13 and August 3.

Listen Up: Music Preview Day

Are you a high-school vocalist or musician interested in performing, exploring and developing your talents in college? During this free online workshop, meet our music faculty and learn about performance and curricular opportunities for music majors and nonmajors at Wisconsin's only comprehensive arts school.

UWM Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band In 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

Members of the UWM Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band will share a concert of varied repertoire for winds.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

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

Join UWM Faculty Members Nicki Roman (saxophone) and Alex Wier (percussion) for an evening of chamber music performances, including compositions by UWM Faculty Composers William Heinrichs and Phillip Sink.

The Resilience of Art: Our Hope for the Future!

The Fall 2020 Musical Theatre Capstone cohort, aka the “Great Eight,” explore the power of artistic expression in challenging times through their theme: The Resilience of Art: Our Hope for the Future! Join them for song, dance, drama and rejuvenation!

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 – streaming concert

The year 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. To celebrate, the UWM Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven’s energetic, cheerful and effervescent Symphony No. 2.

UWM Opera Theatre – Fall Opera Scenes

Please join us to celebrate the talent and versatility of our UWM voice area students as they shine in performances of our beloved operatic repertoire.

Winterdances: Upliftment

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 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.

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.

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

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

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

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!

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 Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 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.

Playboy of the Western World (Theatre Fest ’21)

Playboy of the Western World is our fourth (of five) productions in Theatre Fest '21. We have reimagined this classic as an old-time radio drama.  Our Playboy is a tour de force of sound engineering and voice-acting. Listen as we dive into... Read More

Makers!21 Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Makers21! is an annual juried student exhibition, and first ever virtual event,  showcasing the art and design work from the Peck School of the Arts Jewelry and Metalsmithing and Digital Fabrication and Design Area students.

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 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.

Twelfth Night

We close Theatre Fest '21 with Twelfth Night.  From our Mainstage Theatre, we transplant Shakespeare’s romantic comedy to the wild high society of 1920’s London and transformed into a powerfully-funny, gender-bending exposé of social bullying, elitism, lust, and personal desire. View... Read More

BFA/BA Capstone Exhibition

A Department of Art & Design invites you to join us as we celebrate graduating BFA/BA artists and their achievements. Please tour the online exhibition (available May 5th, 2021) featuring the Class of Spring 2021 and their outstanding work.

Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert & Beethoven “Pastoral”

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

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

WORKING: A Musical (Theatre Fest ’21)

Theatre Fest '21 continues with Working: A Musical (Concert Version). Working is based on real-life stories collected by Studs Terkel and includes songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Taylor, and Micki Grant. Our concert version is a testament to strength, tenacity, and... 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

6 Foot Focus (UWM Senior Photography & Imaging Exhibition)

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

Graduating seniors at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts in Photography & Imaging present 6 Foot Focus, an exhibition that showcases the thesis work of five exhibiting artists. This show is the culmination of a year dedicated to the development of a strong studio practice and focused research, and celebrates the unique stylistic and conceptual voice of each student.

Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar Student Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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.

Jewelry & Metalsmithing Summer Workshops

Jewelers and metalsmiths of all levels are invited to expand their skills with the exciting and challenging summer workshops. Investigate a variety of techniques and processes and learn new ways to solve problems while exploring your creative potential. For a... Read More

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.

Dancemakers 2021

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Dancemakers features bold eclecticism in contemporary dance works by Peck School of the Arts MFA candidates in dance. Their dances draw from African Diaspora, tap, modern, hip hop, ballet, and other contemporary dance forms.

Korea Weekend Celebration (한국의 날)

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

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.

Fall Choral Showcase – “Comings and Goings”

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 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!

Street Signs

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

Street Signs is an original jukebox musical featuring familiar songs of the paths we all travel.  Join us on a journey to iconic places such as Oz, Broadway, Beale Street, Penny Lane, and Thunder Road.

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 comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate students and performs a wide variety of music composed and arranged for jazz big band.

Baroque and Beyond: UWM Choral/Orchestral 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

The UWM choirs and Symphony Orchestra perform music of the Baroque and beyond!

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 Fall concert, featuring a wide variety of instruments, sounds, and compositions from different periods.

Hamlet

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

The UWM Theatre Department puts a one-of-a-kind spin on Shakespeare's HAMLET, the ultimate story of loyalty, love, betrayal, murder, and madness.

New Dancemakers 2021: Viewed & Perceived

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

Senior capstone choreographic works by our BA and BFA students.

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 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.

Contemporary Craft Exhibition and Sale

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

This event will feature handmade student work from across many disciplines within the Peck School of the Arts, including jewelry and metalsmithing, print and narrative forms, ceramics, photography and imaging, fibers, sculpture, digital fabrication and design, and design and visual communications.

5th House Ensemble: Rivers Empyrean and Student Work Premieres

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

UWM Symphony Band and Steel PANthers Steel Band present “Musical Steel”

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 Symphony Band and UWM Steel PANthers will share a concert program in Bader Concert Hall at the Zelazo Center of the Performing Arts.

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 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.

UWM Opera Theatre 2021 Fall Scenes Program

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

Premieres of New Music

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

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

From Silence to Song: UWM Choirs Sounds of the Season 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 a variety of styles and time periods!

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

Two Films by Ana Vaz & Nicolas Pereda

UWM Union Cinema UWM Union Cinema (2nd Floor) | 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 Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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 2022: High School Matinee & High School Day

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

UWM High School Dance Day is the best way for high school students to learn about the life of a dance major at the esteemed Peck School of the Arts. Individuals and groups are welcome to register.

Vocal Showcase Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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.

Winterdances Studio Workshop Day

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 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.

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

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.

Short Films by Morgan Quaintance

UWM Union Cinema UWM Union Cinema (2nd Floor) | 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 Recital Hall, Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event 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.

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 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.

Two Videos by Charlotte Prodger

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

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

World Percussion Night

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

Ste. Anne by Rhayne Vermette

UWM Union Cinema UWM Union Cinema (2nd Floor) | 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.

This is Modern Art

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

This Is Modern Art takes you racing over the rooftops, through the history of graffiti art, and face-to-face with the question: Where does art belong?  Graffiti crews are willing to risk anything for their art.

Dr. Eli Kalman, Piano Masterclass Series

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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.

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 that performs the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Charles Mingus, Melba Liston, Thad Jones, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Lennie Niehaus, and Maria Schneider.

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

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 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.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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.

Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band

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

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.

Prince of Denmark

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

An imagined prequel to Shakespeare's HAMLET.  Michael Lesslie's play explores the world of a younger Hamlet and gives us answers to many of the questions that Shakespeare left up in the air. 

Michael Mizrahi, Piano Masterclass Series

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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 Recital Hall, 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 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.

Tower Duo

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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 Recital Hall, 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 Recital Hall, 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 Recital Hall, 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) 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.

UWM Guitar Department Chamber Music Concert

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

End of the semester Chamber music concert.

The Laramie Project

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

The Laramie Project, one of the most-performed theatre pieces in America, is a breathtaking collage that explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable.

Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar Program Spring Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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 Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 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

**CANCELED** UWM Dance Studio Workshop Day

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, 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 the esteemed Peck School of the Arts. Individuals and groups are welcome to register.

Wind Ensemble/Symphony Band 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 us for an amazing evening of music.

Into The Woods

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

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim takes everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, musically sophisticated event.  The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. 

BA / BFA Exhibitions and Reception

Kenilworth Square East 4th Floor Gallery Kenilworth Square East (4th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

The Department of Art and Design will host the Spring 2022 BA / BFA Exhibition at Kenilworth Square East.

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

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

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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

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

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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