Professors premiere new dance works at our annual spring concert. This year's event features a collaboration with San Francisco's famed Joe Goode Performance Group and MKE-area social justice organizations.
Milwaukee Composers Collective presents a diverse recital of new music.
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.
The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents Whispering, featuring new works by young composers Molly Joyce (“Chic”), Peter Naughton ("Waiting to Exhale"), and Anna Meadors (“Fragment/Segment”) along with powerhouse percussion composers Emmanuel Sejourne (“Vous avez du feu?”) and Andy Akiho (“Karakurenai”).
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
Join UWM's Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Alta Voce choirs for an evening of choral music exploring hopes and dreams. Selections include folks songs and original works from Lithuania, South Africa, Canada, India, Brazil, and the United States, compositions by Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff, Howard Hanson, and Billy Joel, and two arrangements by the King's Singers.
Khemia Ensemble performs new chamber music works by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee composition faculty Phillip Sink and graduate student composers David Collins, Lawton Hall, and Adam Taylor. Khemia members recorded and produced the works remotely across seven states to create virtual premieres of five UWM original works.
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
The final Wind Ensemble concert of the 2020-21 season features music by Gustav Holst, Evelin Auger, Tielman Susato, Felix Mendelssohn and Karl King. Serving as guest conductor of Mendelssohn's Overture Op. 24 for chamber winds, will be Dr. David Turrill, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Muskingum University (OH).
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.
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
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.
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
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
Theatre Fest '21 kicks off with The Day the Music Came Back, written by our resident playwright Associate Professor Alvaro Saar Rios, imagines a dystopian world where a group of teens must decide whether to risk their lives to listen to... Read More
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
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.
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.
SOLD OUT! UWM Symphony Season Opening Concert - Korea Day Concert with Richard O'Neill 2021 Grammy Award winning violist Richard O'Neill joins the UWM Symphony Orchestra for its season-opening concert. In this concert, which is part of the annual UWM... Read More
Wind Ensemble/Symphony Band Dates/Time: Friday, October 15, 2021 7:30 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 Student... Read More
UWAY Concert #1 This event has been canceled. This event has been canceled. If you have purchased tickets, please check your email for refund information from the PSOA Box Office. We invite you to explore the Peck School of the Arts’... Read More
A native of New Orleans, LA, Katrina Andry received an M.F.A in printmaking in 2010. She currently lives and works in New Orleans where she maintains a studio. Andry’s work is often in dialogue with the viewer, asking them to confront their own race and gender biases and to consider how it affects the quality of life of their community writ large.
UWM Symphony Orchestra December Concert "Baroque Takes Flight" Dates/Time: Friday, December 3, 2021 7:30 p.m. CT Ticket Pricing – In Person: General – $11 Senior/UWM Faculty & Staff – $9 Youth under 18 – Free (Ticket must be picked up at... Read More
*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
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.
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
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.
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.
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).
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.
Arcomusical is a world music chamber ensemble reimagining the Afro-Brazilian berimbau through a repertoire of unique, powerful concert music. Arcomusical formed in 2013 specifically to interpret MeiaMeia, the collaborative composition cycle co-composed by ensemble members Gregory Beyer and Alexis C. Lamb.
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.
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
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
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 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 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
UpStart: An MFA Dance Research Concert Second-year MFA in Dance students present an evening of new, experimental works in preparation for their culminating thesis projects. Featuring a wide array of approaches to the choreograph method, from deeply embodying tradition to... Read More