Schoolwide

Kenilworth Open Studios

Dates: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Webpage: 
Kenilworth Open Studios
Questions: uwmpsoa@uwm.edu

Explore Kenilworth Square East – a 6-floor, 500,000-square-foot, industrial artist studio space home to over 100 award-winning graduate students and faculty of UWM’s Peck School of the Arts.

During KOS, studios open their doors and invite the community in to watch live art in the making. Guests will experience four hours of art exhibitions & film screenings; live music, theatre and dance performances; demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages!

Art & Design

Artists Now! Lecture Series

Dates: Most Wednesdays during Fall & Spring Semesters
Webpage: 
Artists Now!
Contact: art-info@uwm.edu

A Wednesday evening lecture series designed for a broad audience with an interest in contemporary visual art. It presents a diverse group of artists working across traditional, hybrid and emergent disciplines. Join these nationally and inter- nationally recognized practitioners as they explore and expand the boundaries of creative visual practice today.

ArtsECO

Dates: Summer Sessions 
Webpage:
ArtsECO Pre-College Program
Questions: Joelle Worm, wormj@uwm.edu

ArtsECO stands for Arts Education/Community Ecosystem. Centered out of UWM’s Peck School of the Arts Department of Art & Design, it develops teachers as change-makers. ArtsECO is backed by a strong and sustainable community of arts organizations, non-profits and K-16 school partnerships. The program recruits and develops thoughtfully engaged, social justice-oriented pre-service teachers and supports them as they grow into inspired mentors who integrate the arts into the classroom. The program develops teachers’ abilities to leverage and share the rich assets of Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin.

Jewelry & Metalsmithing Summer Workshops

Dates: June–August (varies)
Webpage: 
Jewelry & Metalsmithing Summer Workshops
Questions: Chad Bridgewater, ctb@uwm.edu

Jewelers and metalsmiths of all levels are invited to expand their skills with the exciting and challenging summer intensive workshops at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Investigate a variety of techniques and processes and learn new ways to solve problems in metal while exploring your creative potential.

Summer Open Studios

Dates: June 3–Aug 16, 2019
Webpage:
Summer Open Studios
Questions: Chad Bridgewater, ctb@uwm.edu

The Summer Open Studios program provides enrolled participants access to the Jewelry & Metalsmithing or Digital Fabrication studios and equipment during scheduled weekly hours.

This program is only for experienced students with previous training seeking studio access to help them make their own self-guided projects.

Dance

Workshop + Professional Development For Dance Teachers

Dates: July 28, 2018 (10AM–5PM)
Webpage:
Workshop + Professional Development For Dance Teachers
Contact: dance-outreach@uwm.edu

A one-day, immersive workshop where colleagues from the field of Dance will participate in classes specially designed for educators. Workshops include Somatically Informed Ballet, Laban Movement Analysis for Young Dancers, and Composition.

Music

Double Reed Day

Dates: November 2, 2019 (9AM–5PM)
Webpage: 
Double Reed Day
Questions: Katie Steele, oboe or Beth Giacobassi, bassoon: psoa-doublereed@uwm.edu

Join double reed faculty and fellow players for a day of master classes, workshops and faculty/ensemble performances. Open to all ages & levels.

Fingerstyle Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

Dates: September 5–December 12, 2019
Webpage:
Fingerstyle Guitar History and Performance
Questions: John Stropes, jstropes@uwm.edu(262) 994-8710

A survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire. We welcome anyone interested to sign up, and have designed the performance requirements of the class to accommodate students at a variety of levels.

Flute Day

Dates: April 14, 2019 (12–5PM) (CANCELLED)
Webpage:
Flute Day
Contact: Jennifer Clippert, clipperj@uwm.edu

Join us for a day of classes, workshops and performances featuring UWM faculty, students, and alumni. The day concludes with a recital of UWM faculty, students and alumni. Junior High and High School students may audition for a performance slot on the concluding recital.

No registration fee – open to flutists of all ages and abilities

Milwaukee Wind Conducting Symposium

Dates: February 28 to March 1, 2020 
Webpage:
Milwaukee Wind Conducting Symposium
Questions: John Climer, climer@uwm.edu

The Milwaukee Wind Conducting Symposium is a three-day professional development workshop for instrumental conductors at the middle/high school and university level.

Piano Festival & Competition | The Art of Teaching Beethoven

Dates: April 4, 2020
Hours: Beethoven Competition 8 a.m. to noon; Festival 1–5:30 p.m.  
Webpage:
 Piano Festival | The Art of Teaching Mozart
Contact: Peggy Otwell, otwell@uwm.edu

Join UWM music faculty members as we celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday year with a festival and competition dedicated to his piano music! Acclaimed pianist and teacher, William Westney, will be our guest artist for the 2020 Piano Festival. Perhaps best known for his book The Perfect Wrong Note: Learning to Trust Your Musical Self, Westney is a regular presenter at international piano conferences and universities. The morning of the festival will consist of a student competition of Beethoven’s piano music for cash prizes and the opportunity to perform in the afternoon masterclass for William Westney. The afternoon will also feature an in-depth presentation on Beethoven’s piano music by UWM music history faculty member Timothy Noonan and a roundtable discussion with Westney and the UWM piano faculty.

University Community Band

Dates: Sep 9 – Dec 2, 2019
Webpage:
University Community Band
Questions: Dr. John Climer, climer@uwm.edu

The University Community Band (UCB) is a concert band open to community members ages 18+ and students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

University Community Orchestra

Dates: May 31–Jul 28 & Sep 13–Dec 6, 2017
Webpage:
University Community Orchestra
Questions: Margery Deutsch, uco@uwm.edu

This ensemble invites advanced beginners to skilled amateurs, ages 12 and older, to rehearse and perform together. It is open to anyone who can read music and enjoys playing classical symphonic repertoire.