2021-22 Music Department Recitals

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

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.

UWM Symphony Orchestra – Schubert’s “Unfinished”

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 Symphony and graduate conductor Mitchell Manlapig in an evening of works by Schubert, Mozart, Debussy, and Copland.

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”!

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.

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.

Generation Quartet Recital

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

Generation Quartet is a newly formed Wisconsin-based professional saxophone quartet. This recital will feature works by Augusta Reed Thomas, Kristin Kuster, Jean Rivier, Fernande Decruck, David Maslanka, and Jennifer Higdon.

Quartet Samod

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

Quartet Samod is a saxophone quartet consisting of graduate students from Michigan State University: Nathan Salazar (MM), Kaylee Bernard (MM), Evan Harris (DMA), and Emmet Harris (MM), studying with Professor Joseph Lulloff. Quartet Samod was recently selected as finalist for the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) 2022 Chamber Winds Competition, as well as a semifinalist for the North American Saxophone Alliance 2022 Saxophone Quartet Competition.

Ste. Anne by Rhayne Vermette

UWM Union Cinema 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.

Animation Showcase!

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

The Animation Showcase is back on! This year's showcase theme “whimsical and atmospheric” opens the possibility for manifold forms of animation. Curated by Terrance Corwin Gordon, animator/filmmaker from the department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Mary Flanagan

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

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

MKE Unplugged Presents: Billy McLaughlin w/special guest Dan Schwartz

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.

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.

Present Music: Ablaze

In partnership with the Milwaukee Art Museum and Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Present Music will premiere a new work commissioned by Daniel Kidane as part of a program that explores themes of identity.

*CANCELED* Leonela Alejandro Classical Guitar Concert

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

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

Saxophone Studio Chamber Ensembles

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

The UWM Saxophone Studio presents an evening of chamber music with MIMKE Quartet, Equinox Quartet, Cream City Quartet, Cosmo Reeds, and the Saxophone Ensemble.

String Academy of Wisconsin Spring Concert 2022

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

SAW students, ages 4 to 18, will perform repertoire from a variety of eras.  Violin beginners to the advanced groups  come together to present works by Bach, Khachaturian, Glinka, Satie, Kabalevsky  and also include folk songs, American fiddle tunes and March classics. 

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.

First Year Musical Theatre Spring 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, Theatre a la Mode: musical theatre songs honoring Pie Day.

Films by Sandra Lahire

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

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

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Arijit Sen

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

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

Chamber Music Milwaukee

Music Recital Hall Music 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.

UWM Piano Studio Recital

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

Join the UWM piano students in an evening of solo and collaborative repertoire.

“Music From Almost Yesterday” Concert

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

"Music From Almost Yesterday" Concert The "Music From Almost Yesterday" Concert Series directed by Yehuda Yannay resumes on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 3 p.m. at the Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall. It features Stas Venglevski, (bayan/accordion), Jeri-Mae... Read More

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Melanie Ariens

Milwaukee, WI
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

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).

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Hiroko Yamada

Milwaukee, WI
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.

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.

Makers! 22 Annual Juried + Sculpture 22 Student Exhibitions

Kenilworth Square East 3rd Floor Gallery Kenilworth Square East (3rd Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

A “best of” exhibition highlighting award winning jewelry and metalwork, sculpture and digital fabrication projects from rising student artists in the Peck School of the Arts.

UWM Symphony Orchestra with Ken-David Masur

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 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.

Arcomusical with Matt Ulery

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

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.

Band Day at UWM featuring Brian Balmages

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

Band Day at UWM featuring Brian Balmages This is a FREE one-day event for high school band musicians and their directors, featuring guest composer/conductor Brian Balmages. High School musicians will experience a master class by UWM instrumental Faculty/Staff, performances by... Read More

Tower Duo

Music Recital Hall Music 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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: HC Dunaway Smith

Milwaukee, WI
Virtual Event Virtual Event

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

Cosmo Reed Quintet Premieres

Music Recital Hall Music 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.

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

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Antonius-Tín Bui

Milwaukee, WI
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.

Premieres of New Music

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

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

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.

String Academy of Wisconsin & Peabody Pre-Conservatory Violinists Concert

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

Violin students from the String Academy of Wisconsin and Peabody Pre-Conservatory Violin Program will present a joint concert on Sunday, April 24th at 1:30pm in the UWM Recital Hall.

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.

Antony Cook/Endre Balogh Recital

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

Anthony Cook and Endre Balogh perform masterpieces of the violin and cello duo repertoire including Kodaly Duo Sonata, Handel Halvorsen Duo and others. Cook and Balogh have had illustrious careers as performers and teachers that have spanned the world garnering critical acclaim and accolades for their recordings and performances with careers spanning 50 years.

Antony Cook Interview with Q&A from Music and Film Department Students and Faculty

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Antony Cook, who has collaborated with Steven Spielberg, John Williams, and nearly every famous film composer and conductor who has made a film in Hollywood in the past 40 years shares experiences and wisdom from his illustrious career in the studios of Hollywood’s major music sound studios. The interview will be moderated by Mr. Cook’s former student, Stefan Kartman. and will feature questions from music performance, composition, and film students and faculty.

Nicki Roman, Faculty Recital

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

Dr. Nicki Roman, Assistant Professor of Saxophone, presents an evening of 21st century works for the saxophone. Featuring Casey Dierlam Tse (piano) and Zachary Childress (saxophone and PSOA graduate student), and including compositions by include David Biedenbender, Viet Cuong, Gilda Lyons Fazil Say, and Jenni Watson.

University Community Band

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

The University Community Band will present their annual Spring concert.

UWM Guitar Department Student Concert

Music Recital Hall Music 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

Milwaukee, WI
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.

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

Art & Design MFA Exhibition: Echoes in Time

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

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

**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.

Alex Wier Percussion Faculty Recital

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

Join Assistant Professor of Percussion Alex Wier as he presents the culminating performance of his "Electrified Percussion" project, supported by a UWM Advancing Research and Creativity Grant. The program features a variety of solo works written for percussion with live electronic elements, including the world premiere of three new compositions.

Wind Ensemble/Symphony Band Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall 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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Cobi Moules

Milwaukee, WI
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.

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

Design and Visual Communication BFA Capstone Exhibition: HOW WE ARE

Kenilworth Square East 3rd Floor Gallery Kenilworth Square East (3rd Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

The annual Design & Visual Communication BFA exhibition at UWM PECK School of the Arts manifests itself through individuality, equity-centered community projects, and students working collaboratively to find common ground.

Jazz Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) 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.

Mozart’s “Gran Partita”

Virtual Event Hybrid Event

The Wind Ensemble performs Mozart's masterwork: Serenade No. 10 in B-flat major "Gran Partita"

Strings Chamber Music Recital

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

PSOA students present chamber music for various ensembles that feature string instruments.

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

Music Recital Hall Music 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

African, Salsa/Merengue, and 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

This end of the term showing features works by the African Dance & Salsa/Merengue classes.

ZEN FILM FESTIVAL

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

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

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

UWM Electronic Music Concert

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

The UWM Composition & Technology Program presents the electroacoustic works of student composers. Featuring improvised live performances by Jack Lusk on guitar and electronics, and Samwise Baker on drums; the premier of an 8-channel work by Benjamin Piette; and two fixed-media works by Lawton Hall.

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

Music Recital Hall Music 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....