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UWM Opera Theatre 2021 Fall Scenes Program

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

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

University Community Orchestra Concert

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

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

University Community Band

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

The University Community Band presents their annual fall concert!

Saxophone Studio Recital

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

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

Premieres of New Music

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

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

MKE Unplugged Presents: Buffalo Nichols with special guest Stephen Hull

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

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

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
Hybrid Hybrid Event

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

Florestan Duo

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

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

*CANCELED* UWAY Concert #2

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

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

Jazz Ensemble

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

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

Timothy McAllister, Guest Artist Masterclass

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

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

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lorena Molina

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Lorena Molina is a Salvadoran multidisciplinary artist and educator. She is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Cincinnati. Through the use of photography, video, performance, installation art, she explores identity, intimacy, pain, and how we witness the suffering of others.

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 The Dance department presents its faculty and guest artist winter concert. Dates/Time: February 3 | 7:30 p.m. February 4 | 7:30 p.m. February 5 | 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Ticket Pricing... 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.

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Carlos Barberena

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Carlos Barberena is a Nicaraguan self-taught Artist / Printmaker based in Chicago, where he runs the printmaking projects: Bandolero Press & La Calaca Press. He is also a member of the Instituto Grafico de Chicago.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Ogni Suono

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

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

*CANCELED* Xavier Jara Solo Classical Guitar Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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).

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kynita Stringer-Stanback

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Kynita Stringer-Stanback is an Information Activist / Sociology Librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara where she provides engaging liaison services in collaboration with the BlackStudies/Sociology departments and to students in support of developing their awareness of the complex scholarly information environment.

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.

Miscast Cabaret 2022

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, 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”!

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Arielle Romano

Virtual Milwaukee, WI

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.

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Mary Flanagan

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.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Billy McLaughlin

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

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

Leonela Alejandro Classical Guitar Concert

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

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

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Melanie Ariens

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Melanie Ariens is multi disciplinary artist, environmental advocate and volunteer community coordinator with a diverse knowledge-base and creative skills set that allows her to design and manage projects in organized, creative and upbeat manner.

Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo

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

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

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. 

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Hiroko Yamada

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Hiroko Yamada is a Japanese born studio artist and owner of the HYART Gallery in Madison, Wisconsin. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied art metal and jewelry and currently serves as an honorary fellow.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: HC Dunaway Smith

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.

Chad Ibison Classical Guitar Concert

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

Classical Guitar Recital

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Antonius-Tín Bui

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Antonius-Tín Bui (they/them/theirs pronouns) is a spontaneous shapeshifter and poly-disciplinary artist with roots all over the country. They play in the realms of hand-cut paper, community engagement, performance, and soft sculpture to visualize hybrid identities and histories that confront the unsettling present.

UWM Guitar Department Student Concert

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

End of the semester studio Solo performances.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Ricardo Levins Morales

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Ricardo Levins Morales (he/him pronouns) is an artist and organizer based in Minneapolis. He uses his art as a form of political medicine to support individual and collective healing from the injuries and ongoing reality of oppression.

Springdances 2022

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

Springdances 2022 The Dance department presents its faculty and guest artist spring concert. Dates/Time: April 28 - May 1, 2022 7:30 p.m. CT Ticket Pricing – In Person: General – $23 Senior/UWM Faculty & Staff – $18 Student/Youth – $12... Read More

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. 

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Cobi Moules

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Cobi Moules is a painter whose work focuses on personal narrative relating to his queer and transgender identity. Reflecting on art historical representation of both portraiture and 19th century American landscape painting, his work often disrupts the historical narratives while seeking inclusion and creating a space for personal significance and a queer presence.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Trapper Schoepp

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

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us on May 5th for Trapper Schoepp.

Dance Improvisation – End of the Term Showing

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

This end of the term showing features works by the dance improvisation classes.

African Dance & Salsa/Merengue – 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 classes.

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

End of the Term Showing of Hip-Hop classes with the participation of groups and crews from Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin.