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

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

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Gina Litherland

Gina Litherland’s fantastical figurative paintings combine memory, the imprint of childhood, the natural world and cultural experiences that often converge and recombine in a passing moment in our daily experience.

New Dancemakers: (r)evolution

New Dancemakers: (r)evolution will showcase thought-provoking and sophisticated works by 13 of our talented senior choreographers.

Jazz 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

The University's 20-piece jazz big band performs music from Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Thad Jones/Mel Lewis, to Weather Report, to Toshiko Akisyosi and Maria Schneider.

*CANCELED* UWM Percussion Ensemble

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

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

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University Band and Chamber Ensembles

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 University Band performs standard works for concert band led by graduate conductors Matthew Dutczak and Ross Venneberg.

2020 Contemporary Craft Sale

Please join the UWM Jewelry & Metalsmithing student organization, Object, in celebrating our first ever online contemporary craft sale!

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: William Estrada

William Estrada grew up in California, Mexico, and Chicago. His teaching and art making practice focus on addressing inequity, migration, historical passivity and cultural recognition in under- represented communities.

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.

BFA/BA Capstone Exhibition

A Department of Art & Design tradition continues as our graduating BFA/BA artists present their work during a virtual exhibition.

Wind Ensemble 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

Join members of the wind ensemble as they perform chamber works by Kurt Weill, Emile Bernard, Rob Smith and Phillipe Geiss.

*CANCELED*Sounds of the Season Choral Concert

Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Men's Choir, and Women's Chorus for an evening of choral music from around the world and across the centuries. A must-hear event!

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.

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.

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.

Chamber Music Milwaukee

An evening of French chamber music featuring UWM faculty from the string, keyboard and voice areas as well as the Dance Department.

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.

Student Animation Showcase

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

This year’s Student Animation Showcase, curated by Magdalena Kalecki and Douglas Pellock Jr, winners of the Ephemeral Animation Prize, features a wide array of animation, from stop motion puppetry to straight up 2d animation, to experimental “destructive” animation.

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.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert “Beautiful Strings”

UWM Symphony Orchestra opens the first concert of the year 2021, featuring the string sections of the orchestra and the faculty soloists, Violinist Dr. Bernard Zinck, and Conductor/Violinist Dr. Jun Kim, who will be leading Corelli's concerto grosso op.6, no.8 known as "Christmas Concerto".

Wind Ensemble

The UW-Milwaukee Wind Ensemble's first program of 2021 features an exciting and varied program. The program includes a set of works by Percy Grainger, Igor Stavinsky's Octet for Winds, a chamber winds version of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana and Jazzalogue No. 1 for brass ensemble by Joseph Turrin.

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.

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

Miscast 2021 Cabaret

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, and let your mind expand as the UWM Theatre students play against their "type"!

*POSTPONED* UWM Symphony Band: Commemorations

This varied program of wind band music will include musical acknowledgements of St. Patrick’s Day (including Percy Grainger’s “Irish Tune from County Derry”), Beethoven’s 250th year, and the hopeful emergence of the new year.

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.

“Hopes and Dreams” – UWM Choirs streamed concert

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.

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.

Wind Ensemble

The UWM Wind Ensemble's second concert of the 2021 season features Karel Husa's classic Divertimento for Brass and Percussion, Adam Gorb's Yiddish Dances, Francis Poulenc's Suite Francaise and the original version for 18 winds/percussion of Gustav Holst's cornerstone work for wind band, First Suite in Eb.

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!

Khemia Ensemble Solo Concert

The individuals of Khemia Ensemble present a virtual concert of solo works and interviews by living composers Nicole Chamberlain, Melissa Dunphy, Reena Esmail, Stacy Garrop, Jennifer Jolley, Emma O’Halloran, Tanner Porter, and Juri Seo.

Khemia Ensemble Premieres UWM Faculty & Student Works

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.

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.

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.

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.

UWM Composition and Technology Spring Concert

The Composition and Technology area presents new works by UWM student composers. The live-streamed concert will feature new music paired with multimedia accompanied by short introductions by the composers.

Cohort: MA/MFA Thesis Exhibition

Celebrate with our graduating MA/MFA artists, who exhibit their finest work and share their creative journeys in a freshly curated online gallery here. Artist Talks: Friday, April 23, 5:30 p.m. Zoom Event Meeting ID: 882 6394 0028 Passcode: 499134

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

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.

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.

Wind 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

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).

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.

UWM Steel PANthers

The UWM Steel PANthers is a student steel pan ensemble that explores the rich traditions of Trinidadian steel band music as well as classical and pop music transcriptions.

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.

Saxophone Ensemble Concert

This diverse program showcases the ensemble repertoire of Marilyn Shrude, Jenni Watson, and Steven Bryant. We are also excited to be premiering new arrangements by Luke Daniels, Adam LuMaye, and Nick Ortiz on the YDS-150 Digital Saxophone!

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.

Summer Dance Intensive for High School Students

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

This week-long face-to-face workshop is led by dance professors whose portfolios range from Cirque du Soleil to Switzerland, Beijing to the Pilobolus. High school students will work with acclaimed dance educators in daily workshops to prepare for college auditions, performance competitions and build esprit de corps among emerging dance artists.

University Community Orchestra String and Percussion Ensemble 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

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.

2021-22 Music Department Recitals

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

Join Peck School of the Arts music students as they take the virtual stage in solo and group recitals throughout the school year. Students showcase musical technique and skill, while audience members enjoy expert performances by Milwaukee's emerging musicians. 2021-22... Read More

2021 Sum Total: Department of Art & Design Faculty Exhibition

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

An unmissable, biennial exhibition by Art & Design faculty & staff, Sum Total 2021 brings diverse and delightful, multimedia and Milwaukee-made works of art to the KSE Gallery.

Film Dept Faculty Screening

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

Get to know the output and inner minds of the Film, Video, Animation and New Genres faculty and staff at this all-star screening. Expect drama, documentary, experimentation, comedy, appropriation, and the unexpected. Many of the artists, your teachers, will be in attendance.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Rain Harris

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Rain Harris is a sculptor and installation artist who was born in Oakland, CA and currently lives in Kansas City, MO. She received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from The Ohio State University.

Experimental Tuesdays: Her Name Was Europa

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

The duo Dornieden and Monroy, also known as OJOBOCA, works fiction and fable from the use of scientific arguments. Here we have the investigation about the Auroch, a species of a wild bovine, first documented case of extinction in the seventeen century.

arx duo

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) | 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

A guest artist percussion recital presented by arx duo, featuring works by Peter Klatzow, Robert Honstein, Leonardo Gorosito, Rafael Alberto, and J.S. Bach.

Wind 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 wind ensemble presents their first concert of the season featuring classic works for band.

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 or arranged for jazz big band.

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.

SOLD OUT! UWM Symphony Season Opening Concert – Korea Day Concert with Richard O’Neill

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

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

Rupert Boyd Classical Guitar Recital

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

Australian Guitarist Rupert Boyd Performs a live concert at UWM.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: David Antonio Cruz

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

David Antonio Cruz is a multidisciplinary artist and a Professor of the Practice in Painting and Drawing at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Mike Dowling & Eccentric Acoustic

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 October 7th for Mike Dowling with special guest opening act Eccentric Acoustic.

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!

Experimental Tuesdays: Screening of The Source Family by Jodi Wille

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

The Film, Video, Animation and New Genres department (FVANG) and Union Cinema are proud to present a screening of The Source Family by Jodi Wille. Jodi Wille is a filmmaker, curator and book publisher known for her work exploring subcultures.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Jessica Thornton

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Jessica Thornton is an artist, illustrator, printmaker and community organizer based in Palmer, Alaska. She was born in Åbo, Finland and raised in Huizen, the Netherlands.

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

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

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lara Shipley

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Lara Shipley is an American photographer. Her work has appeared in notable exhibitions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, GuatePhoto International Photography Festival in Guatemala, the Benaki Museum in Greece and a recent solo exhibition at the international photography festival Cortona on the Move, in Italy.

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.

CANCELED – UWAY Concert #1

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

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

Spooky Student Showcase: Spooky Movies with FVANG IV

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

Student Filmmakers in Attendance!
Brace yourselves for another Halloween-themed showcase of student films and videos from the Department of Film Video Animation and New Genres. This screening promises to dazzle you with the spookiest, scariest, grossest, and most otherworldly student creations.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Shannon Molter

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Shannon Molter holds a BFA from the Peck School of the Arts in both Fiber Art and Art Education, with an Honors College certificate in Philosophy.

String Academy of Wisconsin Halloween Concert

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

The String Academy of Wisconsin presents our annual Fall/Halloween Concert.  Violin/Viola students, ranging in age 4 to 18 and beginner to advanced levels, will perform works of various styles and composers.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: David Clemons

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

David Clemons was born in El Paso, Texas and spent much of his life in Austin, Texas. Initially he began his undergraduate career attending Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, pursuing a degree program for Biology Art.

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Katrina Andry

Virtual Event Virtual Event

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.

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival

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

The 20th Milwaukee Underground Film Festival runs November 11-13th in various locations. It is a student-run film festival showcasing international underground, independent and experimental films. 

MKE Unplugged Presents: Grisha Goryachev

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 November 10th for Flamenco guitarist Grisha Goryachev.

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Valaria Tatera

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Valaria Tatera is a visual artist whose work investigates the intersection of ethnicity, gender, commerce, and the environment. A member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Tatera explores self- identity and contemporary Indigenous issues such as the environment, sovereignty, and the co-opting of imagery.

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.

Tuba Euphonium Studio Recital

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

Come join the UWM Tuba and Euphonium studio for an evening of music.  The program includes works by Gregson, Sparke, Jacobs and others!

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.

First Year Musical Theatre Fall Showcase

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

The class of 2025 will present a showcase, All 4 One: an evening of quartets from the musical theatre canon.

UWM Guitar Student Concert

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

End of the semester Guitar studio Solo performances.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Ck Ledesma

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Ck Ledesma is a transdisciplinary artist from San Juan, Puerto Rico, living in the diaspora in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Besides art practices, they are passionate about serving their community and the liberation of all BIPOC people.

UWM Symphony Orchestra

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 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

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.

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
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event 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
Virtual Event 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.

2021 BA/BFA Fall Exhibition

Milwaukee, WI

Join the Department of Art and Design in celebrating the incredibly talented BA and BFA graduating class of Fall 2021.

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.

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.

Musical Theatre Senior Seminar Advanced Project

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

Senior capstone performances by seniors in the BFA Musical Theatre program.

**CANCELED** Mozart’s “Gran Partita”

Musicians from the UWM Wind Ensemble perform Mozart's masterwork Serenade in Bb "Gran Partita". Additional music for brass and percussion.

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!

Florestan Duo

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

Suzuki & Pre- College Guitar Student Concert

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

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.

*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

Guest Masterclass Outreach – Cello

UWM is collaborating with Milwaukee Youth Symphony on a series of guest masterclasses in cello. The first of these classes will take place at Milwaukee Youth Arts Center at 5:00PM on Monday Evening, December 13th and will feature students from UWM and MYSO who will play for Professor Balderston.

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

End of the term showing of works by the African Dance & Salsa/Merengue classes.

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.

*CANCELED* 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 of Hip-Hop classes with the participation of groups and crews from Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin.

Senior Project Screenings Day 1

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

A special evening showcasing the films and videos completed by the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres’ graduating seniors. Join us by celebrating their hard work over the course of their student career at UWM. Free and open to the public.

Senior Project Screenings Day 2

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

A special evening showcasing the films and videos completed by the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres’ graduating seniors. Join us by celebrating their hard work over the course of their student career at UWM. Free and open to the public.

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lorena Molina

Milwaukee, WI
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 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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Carlos Barberena

Milwaukee, WI
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).

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kynita Stringer-Stanback

Milwaukee, WI
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.

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.

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.

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.

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