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.
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.
Communication Sciences and Disorders students don’t often get to work with performers as part of their education. And voice students don’t often get scientifically evaluated. But recently at UWM, that match proved mutually beneficial.
Warren Enström is creating sound art by exploring the frontiers of music-making. The UWM alum’s composition aren’t done the traditional way – they’re done by helping computers learn to be creative by exploring the environment around them.
Peck School of the Arts graduate student Evan Taucher won the top prize in the guitar category at the prestigious Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition. Along with his first-place honors, Taucher earned $2,000 and the right to perform at a concert in 2017. Taucher is from Tampa, Fla., and pursuing his master’s degree in music […]
Two students in UWM’s music composition program attended top summer programs — one of them in Paris, France — in combining music and technology into new art forms.