With the $50,000 grant, the Department of Dance will work with community partner Diverse and Resilient and UWM’s LGBTQ+ Resource Center to launch “Care: Illuminating Milwaukee’s Queer and Trans Vogue Dance Community.”
When student Alexis Treadway discovered the university didn’t have a radio station, she did something about it. Now, it’s a source of fostering community and provides a means of learning valuable skills.
Kevin Loh, a second-year master’s degree student in UWM’s classical guitar program, is racking up an impressive number of awards in international guitar competitions.
Music changed her life. In Milwaukee, the program founded by Dinorah Márquez Abadiano has given a similar chance to hundreds of students over the past 20 years.
How do you turn a hashtag into an opera? That’s the challenge a UWM student faced when she decided to turn #MeToo into a musical production.
The season must go on despite the pandemic. The Peck School of the Arts is opening its fall 2020 season Sept. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. with a virtual performance that features a collaborative program of dance, film and an original composition.
When Milwaukee musician Trapper Schoepp saw the lyrics that his musical hero had written about Wisconsin, he knew he had to bring the song to life. With Dylan’s approval, he did.
Composer Mason Bates took home the Grammy for Best Opera Recording of 2018 for the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra’s recording of “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.” Flint, associate professor in the department of music, played French horn on the Grammy-winning album. Levy, adjunct instructor and chamber music coach, played clarinet.
All musician Jared Judge wanted in the beginning was a few more wedding gigs to help pay for his education. Today, he’s running a company that employs more than 120 musicians and DJs in seven cities.
With the guidance of Rene Izquierdo, associate professor of music, UWM classical guitar students have been racking up top finishes in competitions around the country. “He is not just a teacher, he is a mentor,” said one of those students, Samuel Hines.