This coming of age musical follows the lives of Jo March and her sisters, Meg, Amy and Beth, during the Civil War era. The action will unfold in an intimate staging focused on the colorful characters and the heart-warming story.
Join us for an exhibition of works from students in the Master of Fine Arts program.
Choral Concert featuring the UWM Concert Chorale, Men’s Chorus, University Choir and Women’s Chorus.
In connection with the Brown: Lineage and Process NEA Art Works grant, classes from the Peck School of the Arts Departments of Dance, Music and Art & Design are collaborating on a one-evening only event for the Walker’s Point Community.
Finger-style guitarist Ewan Dobson will work with students and discuss the distinctive characteristics of his technique and compositions. Room 640 at Kenilworth Square East.
Chamber Winds program led by graduate conductors.
The Florestan Duo – Stefan Kartman, cello and Jeannie Yu, piano – performs masterpieces of chamber music repertoire.
“IT FOR OTHERS (Duncan Campbell, Ireland, 54 min, 16mm on digital video, 2014) Free! “”IT FOR OTHERS presents a seamless merging of archive material, and what purports to be archive material, alongside the shapes and dots created by the Michael Clark Company. It gifts a web of ideas and associations that bristle with ambition and dry humor to reflect on banality, the measuring of silence and our own implication in the life, death and value of objects.””
Performance by the UWM Women’s Chorus.
The International Institute of Chamber Music’s second recital of the 2014-2015 semester, featuring a Franco-German theme.
Classical guitar performance by Dale Kavanagh.
Yuka Kadota, MSO Violin, will focus on Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99, by Shoshtakovich, to be performed along with Barber’s Essay No. 2, Op. 17, and Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, Op. 45, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4, 2015.
Violin, viola and cello students in the String Academy of Wisconsin present group concerts.
Join us for a matinee performance by the UWM Symphony Band, conducted by undergraduate student conductors.
The MacDowell Club of Milwaukee presents a piano duet and duo piano recital.
Matthew’s work explores her experience of living between cultures – England, India and the United States.
Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene explores sites of environmental change, sharply focusing on the profound impact human industry has made transforming Earth’s essential matter.
Menkman will discuss media protocols and ask the question, “Have we become bad at constructing our own resolutions, or are we just oblivious to resolutions and their inherent compromises?”
View the Department of Art & Design’s First Year Program Exhibitions.
Finger-style guitarist Woody Mann will work with students and discuss the essential role of country blues in America’s musical history and the importance of including country blues in the study of finger-style guitar as a curriculum for musical inspiration and creativity.
Catch a FREE, all-ages concert featuring local, indie artists — including some of the Peck School of the Arts’ very own alumni.
The UWM Symphony Orchestra presents a performance of work by Ravel, Stravinsky and other concertos.
THE ROYAL ROAD Written and Directed by Jenni Olson A cinematic essay set against a contemplative backdrop of 16mm urban California landscapes, THE ROYAL ROAD offers up intimate reflections on nostalgia, the pursuit of unavailable women, butch identity, and Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” alongside a primer on Junipero Serra’s Spanish colonization of California and the Mexican American War. Featuring a voiceover cameo by Tony Kushner. (65min., 2015)
The Institute of Chamber Music will be performing a chamber music recital featuring the works of American composers.
Ebendorf will discuss his conceptual approach to jewelry-making and the way it questions the nature of adornment itself.
View the Department of Art & Design’s Spring MA/MFA Exhibition.
The UWM Wind Ensemble presents a Spring concert.
Short performance at Milwaukee Art Museum featuring UWM Concert Chorale, Men’s Chorus and Ft. Dodge HS (Iowa) Concert Choir.
Classical guitar performance by Antigoni Goni.
The young King of Navarre and his best bachelor buddies swear off women for three years to dive into a life of scholarship and serious study. The Princess of France and her most eligible attendants show up on a diplomatic mission and the study immediately turns to the subject left off their college syllabus and the one that most matters – love.
Through mixed media, found objects and layers of assemblage, Salazar’s work evokes the wonders and imagination that many of us abandoned in childhood.
The Woody Herman Jazz Festival will host several clinics for all ages, featuring a special guests. The concert on Saturday, April 18 will feature the Youth Jazz Ensemble, UWM Jazz Ensemble and our guest artist.
The Jewelry and Metalsmithing Department presents an exhibition of student work.
Suono Mobile USA, established in 2012 by composer Philipp Blume and saxophonist Nathan Mandel, will present a brand-new mixed chamber ensemble program entitled ‘Versions.’ The program features Michael Finnissy’s Halbnackt (2007) and also includes two world premieres.
Quince returns to UWM for the second half of their Unruly Music residency with an evening of new works for a cappella quartet. Their program highlights works from their new album Realign the Time along with new compositions by UWM graduate students and faculty.
UWM finger-style guitar students showcase highlights of their Spring 2015 repertoire.
Don’t miss this year’s highly anticipated Kenilworth Open Studios (KOS) event. Peck School’s annual celebration of interdisciplinary arts presented by Shepherd Express!
Chicago musicians J. Austin Wulliman (violin) and Katherine Young (composer) present Diligence is to Magic as Progress is to Flight, a collaborative installation-performance for violins, sound sculptures, video, and live electronics.
Chamber Music Milwaukee presents its Spring Concert, featuring UWM Music Department faculty and special guests.
Filmmaker CHARLES FAIRBANKS in attendance! Charles Fairbanks is a wrestler and filmmaker. His recent work focuses on Lucha Libre in Mexico, where the artist fights as the One-Eyed Cat (El Gato Tuerto) with a camera built into his mask. Writes Anthology Film Archives, “With only a few small films under his belt, Charles Fairbanks has managed to make a big impact at festivals around the world. His entertaining and heartfelt short films are extremely easy to enjoy and very hard…
The UWM Gospel Choir presents its Spring concert.
A cross-cultural, intergenerational look at the changes in women’s lives across the century.
Artists Now! – Kryssi Staikidis: Two But Not Two: Artistry and Research as Personal and Cultural Narrative
Staikidis’ lecture will focus on her studio practice informed by her scholarly work with Guatemalan Mayan contemporary artists.
Tango Project presented by faculty Elena Abend, Rene Izquierdo, Jennifer Clippert, Bernard Zinck, John Babbitt with invited guests Peter Thomas, Orlando Pimentel and Stas Venglevski.
As part of a series of workshops with “Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene,” artist Yevgeniya Kaganovich presents “Grow,” an interactive experience of plant-like, organic forms constructed from recycled plastic bags.
A performance featuring the UWM University Band and Symphony Band.
The University Community Orchestra presents its Spring concert.
Students of the Dance Department present their senior project works.
The Crucible, by Arthur Miller, is a powerful recounting of an historical moment in 17th century America: the witch trials of Salem, Massachusetts. Written during the rise and spread of McCarthyism in the early ‘50s, the landmark drama is famous for exploring the fear-laced conscience of its time and ours.
Showcase of choreography from all African and Salsa technique classes.
Olynyk will discuss her creative work, which explores the dialectics of mind and body, human and artificial, and sensing and knowing.
A weekend full of innovative International films dedicated to contemporary works.
Brahms’ German Requiem performed by the UWM Symphony Orchestra and UWM Chorus, featuring Tanya Kruse Ruck, soprano, and Andrew Wilkowske, baritone.
The UWM Department of Design and Visual Communication presents its Senior Capstone Show.
Classical guitar concert featuring special guest artist Maja Radovanlija.
The Fine Arts Quartet ranks among the most distinguished ensembles of our time, with an illustrious history of performing success and an extensive recording legacy.
Concert from the UWM Percussion Ensemble
The UWM Voice Area presents a concert of works by Jason Robert Brown.
Performances of capstone projects for the BFA Acting program.
BFA students from the Department of Art & Design showcase their work.
Josh Phillips, MSO French Horn, will speak on Beethoven’s Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus and Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93, Vivian Fung’s Violin Concerto, and Peter Eötvös’s Shadows.
Students in the Guitar Program present classical and finger-style ensemble performances.
Men’s Chorus performance with guest performances by the UWM University Choir Chamber Ensemble and the Muskego High School Men’s Chorus.
Works-in-progress from Dance Composition III students.
Concert season finale for UWM Wind Ensemble.
Catch a FREE, all-ages concert featuring local, indie artists — including some of the Peck School of the Arts’ very own alumni.
A culmination of a semester-long study of free improvisation, a non-idiomatic form of spontaneous music making that emphasizes uninhibited and real-time interaction between musicians. It is an art form that has no rules.
A juried showcase of the best short films and videos from the pioneering UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres.
Join us for the last concert of the season!
The UWM Jazz Ensemble and Youth Jazz Ensemble present their Spring concert.
Showcase of student choreography from UWM Dance Hip Hop classes, plus guest organizations and crews from around the city/region.
Arts+Tech Night showcases work from students in the Interdisciplinary Arts & Technology program, a collaboration between the Departments of Dance, Art & Design, Music, and Film. Students exhibit work in a variety of mediums, from digital prints to time-based media, electronic sculptures, and installations. These works investigate the role that evolving technologies play in our culture, psychology, and creative practices.
A special evening showcasing the films and videos completed by the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genre’s graduating seniors.
New projects in electronic music and multimedia by UWM student composers and artists.
Repertoire starting with one hand and increasing gradually to four hands, eventually using two pianos.
Milwaukee artist Peter J Woods’ solo work resides within its own universe. Pulling equally from the worlds of harsh noise and absurdist theatre, Woods’ performances build a sense of terror and existential dread from simple imagery, muted text and an unpredictable barrage of silence and sound.
Choreographic works will honor the research, poetry, music and creative works of Milwaukee’s icon and UWM Music Department faculty member Martin Jack Rosenblum.
Timothy Noonan, Senior Lecturer in Music History and Literature at the UWM Peck School of the Arts will host pre-concert talks beginning at 6:30pm before each concert. With guest violinist/violist Gil Sharon Mozart-Bach: Prelude & Fugue No.2 K.404a Mozart: Divertimento K.137 Mozart: Adagio K.261 Mendelssohn: String Quintet No.1, Op.18 Programs subject to change
Timothy Noonan, Senior Lecturer in Music History and Literature at the UWM Peck School of the Arts will host pre-concert talks beginning at 6:30pm before each concert. Strauss Jr: Fledermaus Overture Beethoven: Quartet Op.18-1 Debussy: Quartet, Op.10 Programs subject to change
Timothy Noonan, Senior Lecturer in Music History and Literature at the UWM Peck School of the Arts will host pre-concert talks beginning at 6:30pm before each concert. Quintet TBA Haydn: Quartet Op.50-6 (“Frog”) Guillaume Connesson: Quartet (2010) Programs subject to change
Evening-length concert as the culmination of Glaws’ research into the relationship of dance making with cognitive development.
Timothy Noonan, Senior Lecturer in Music History and Literature at the UWM Peck School of the Arts will host pre-concert talks beginning at 6:30pm before each concert. With guest clarinetist Michel Lethiec Rossini: Introduction, Theme &Variations Mozart: Clarintet Quintet, K.581 David Del Tredici: Clarinet Quintet “Magyar Madness” (2006) Programs subject to change
The University Community Orchestra presents its Summer concert.