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 3, 2018 (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 & Performance Workshop

Dates: January 25–May 10, 2018
Webpage:
Fingerstyle Guitar History & 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

Leaders of Versatile Voice Education (L.O.V.V.E.) Workshop

Dates: June 10–12, 2019 (CANCELLED)
Webpage:
Leaders of Versatile Voice Education (L.O.V.V.E.) Workshop
Questions: tkruse@uwm.edu

Gather with voice teachers, professional singers, future teachers of singing, and choral directors to learn about training the “versatile voice” to perform musical theatre, classical, contemporary pop music, and more.

Leo Kottke Guitar Workshop

Dates: August 10–12, 2018
Webpage: 
Leo Kottke Guitar Workshop
Contact: John Stropes, jstropes@uwm.edu

In this intensive three-day workshop, intermediate guitar students will have an opportunity to work on three compositions by guitarist/composer Leo Kottke. Archival video, enhanced computer capabilities, and specifically designed pedagogical materials will enable participants to study these pieces in depth. This class also includes multimedia lecture/presentations on the background, career, compositions, and technique of Leo Kottke, featuring rare archival video of Leo Kottke discussing composition, performance, and a life devoted to music.

Milwaukee Saxophone Festival

Dates: February 23–24, 2019
Webpage:
Milwaukee Saxophone Festival
Questions: romann@uwm.edu

The Milwaukee Saxophone Festival will encompass two full days of lectures, performances, informational sessions and master classes with two of the world’s most celebrated saxophonists and teachers: Daniel Kientzy, and Dr. Frederick Hemke, Professor Emeritus from Northwestern University. Professor Hemke is also a UWM alum and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from UWM.

Piano Festival | The Art of Teaching Mozart

Dates: May 4, 2019 (9–5 PM)
Webpage:
 Piano Festival | The Art of Teaching Mozart
Contact: Peggy Otwell, otwell@uwm.edu

Join UWM piano faculty members for a festive day celebrating Mozart’s keyboard genius! The event will focus on an in-depth exploration of Mozart’s piano music. Festival sessions will touch on style and interpretation in performance and pedagogy, and will include informative workshops, panel discussions, masterclasses, and more.

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.