Music & Dance
Kathryn Henry: Met Opera finalist, UWM grad
What could be better than singing on national TV? For Kathryn Henry, a scholarship to The Juilliard School.
Dance program showcases Africa and the Diaspora
“Winter Dances 2016: Evolve As We Enter” runs Feb. 4-7, and includes a finale that draws upon the Peck School of the Arts Department of Dance’s landmark history teaching and performing African Dance.
UWM Libraries unveil ‘Paramount’ music, history collection
Donors have given the UWM Music Library two limited-edition volumes chronicling the rise and fall of Paramount Records, a Wisconsin-based record company that recorded and preserved rare music from 20th century pioneers of blues, jazz and gospel.
Increasingly, UWM attracts classical guitar students, artists
The classical guitar program at the Peck School of the Arts is attracting a growing number of students from around the world.
Professional dancers come to UWM to enhance their careers
One of only three like it in the country, UWM’s MFA in performing arts: dance, allows dancers who still perform professionally to earn a degree through online work and two summer residencies.
UWM choir performs with Rolling Stones at Summerfest
When the Rolling Stones wanted a choir to sing with them during Tuesday’s performance at Summerfest, the legendary rockers found what they needed at UWM. Two dozen members of the school’s elite choral group joined them on stage at the world’s largest music festival.
With time still on her side, guitarist earns second degree
Macyn Taylor, the subject of publicity in 2011 when she earned her BFA in music at the age of 17, recently received a master of music degree in guitar performance.
Professors are “Unclear on the Concept”
Unclear on the Concept is a UWM-centric alternative rock band that has a chance to play at Summerfest this year.
Exploring movement and the mind
UWM professors of dance and kinesiology are studying the 100-year-old Alexander Technique to learn how increased awareness of psycho-physical habits affect the brain.
Brewers honor UWM Guitars for Vets pioneer
Bev Belfer is the driving force behind a beginner’s guitar class at UW-Milwaukee that is open to all military veterans.