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Double Reed Day

November 1

Concert featuring oboe and bassoon performances.

String Academy of Wisconsin Halloween Fall Concerts

November 1

Cello, violin and viola students of the String Academy of Wisconsin at UWM will perform.

Joe Aaron Tribute Concert

November 1

Three-set jazz concert in memory of the late Joe Aaron, UWM alumnus and renowned musician and educator.

Wind Ensemble: Crossing Boundaries

November 2

Performance by the UWM Wind Ensemble.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert

November 7

The UWM Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of music.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert

November 8

The UWM Symphony Orchestra will perform in North Shore Performing Arts Center with the guest pianist, Yeol Eum Son, the Silver Medalist of 2009 Van Cliburn Competition and 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition.

UWM Piano Festival

November 8 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshops and a master class presented by Nelita True, Elena Abend and Margaret Otwell.

Fine Arts Quartet

November 9

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.

Tuesday Night Jazz Jam

November 11

Join UWM Jazz Guitar students for an open-invitation Jazz Jam.

Music From Almost Yesterday Student Ensemble

November 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The composers and performers of the Music From Almost Yesterday Student Ensemble present a recital premiering new and original works by UWM students.

Chamber Music Milwaukee: Faculty Artist Series

November 19

The Chamber Music Milwaukee Faculty Artist Series presents an evening of music featuring Greg Flint, Jeanyi Kim, Elena Abend, Jeffry Peterson and David Hoffman.

Mike Dawes Finger-Style Guitar Clinic

November 19

Finger-Style clinic with guitarist Mike Dawes.

MKE Unplugged: Mike Dawes with opening act Jay Matthes

November 20

November’s MKE Unplugged concert features Mike Dawes, a 24-year-old English guitar player and touring musician who has been hailed as one of the world’s finest modern finger-style performers. His acclaimed solo music, littered with virtuoso nuances and micro-techniques, has seen him tour almost every continent on the planet.

UWM Guitar Program Student Recital: Finger-Style Guitar Solos

November 21

Grab a coffee and relax while UWM finger-style guitarists play throughout the evening in this free on-location performance.

Carlos Vazquez Classical Guitar Concert

November 21

Carlos Vazquez visits the Recital Hall for a classical guitar performance.

Sensoria: Experiments in Time-based Media and Performance – Maja Ratkje

November 22

Maja Ratkje is an internationally renowned experimental musician pushing the capabilities of the human voice through the use of extended technique and technology.

An Evening of Scenes from Opera and Musical Theatre

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for an evening of scenes from opera and musical theatre.

UWM Middle School Honors Band Concerts

November 23

The annual UWM Middle School Honors Band Festival comes to a close with these exciting performances.

Leonard Sorkin Institute of Chamber Music Recital: Sounds of Russia

November 23

Join us for the Institute of Chamber Music Graduate Recital, featuring trios by Russian composers.

Percussion Ensemble Concert

November 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents its Fall concert.

UWM Guitar Program Student Recital: Classical Guitar Ensembles

December 3

The UWM Guitar Program presents a student recital of classical guitar ensembles.

UWM Guitar Program Student Recital: Classical Guitar Solos

December 4

The UWM Guitar Program presents a student recital of classical guitar solos.

Wind Ensemble Concert

December 4

The UWM Wind Ensemble presents its Winter concert.

Classical Guitar Graduate Recital

December 5

Graduate Classical Guitar students give a free performance.

Winter Choral Concert

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a Winter Choral Concert featuring the UWM Concert Chorale, Men’s Chorus, University Choir and Women’s Chorus!

Symphony Band & University Band Concert

December 6

The UWM Symphony Band and University Band present a joint concert.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert: Baroque and Beyond

December 6

The UWM Symphony Orchestra presents work by Vivaldi, Bach and Beethoven. Repertoire to be performed: A. Vivaldi Concerto for Two Violins J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Violins (Bernard Zinck & Sungsic Yang, Violins) L.v. Beethoven Symphony No.5 in C minor Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

Student Chamber Music Recital

December 7

Chamber music recital performed by UWM students.

University Community Orchestra Concert

December 7

The University Community Orchestra presents its Winter concert.

Youth Wind Ensemble

December 7 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for the second concert of the season!

Fall Early Music Recital

December 8

The UWM Collegium Musicum presents an evening of vocal and instrumental music from the 13th-17th Centuries, featuring voices, recorders, viols, lutes and more.

UWM Guitar Program Student Recital: Jazz Guitar Ensembles

December 9

The UWM Guitar Program presents a student recital of jazz guitar ensembles.

Tuesday Night Jazz Jam

December 9

Join UWM Jazz Guitar students for an open-invitation Jazz Jam.

Contemporary Music Ensemble Performance

December 13

The Contemporary Music Ensemble’s annual concert features a variety of music, with a particular emphasis on avant-garde and experimental music exploring indeterminacy, improvisation and graphic scores.

Suzuki & Pre-College Students Guitar Concert

December 14

Concert presented by Suzuki & pre-college guitar students.

UWM Jazz Ensemble Concert

December 14

This concert will feature UWM’s Jazz Ensemble and the Youth Jazz Ensemble.

Gospel Choir Concert

December 14

The UWM Gospel Choir performs at St. Marcus Lutheran Church.

Days of Percussion

January 23, 2015 - January 24, 2015

The Days of Percussion is a two-day percussion festival sponsored by the Wisconsin Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society.

Musical Theatre Capstone: Jade Taylor

January 24, 2015

Musical Theatre student capstone performance from Jade Taylor.

UWM Friends of the MSO Lecture Series

January 28, 2015

Bill Helmers, MSO Clarinet, will talk on the Nielsen Clarinet Concerto, Op. 57, to be performed along with Nielsen’s Saga-Drøm, Op. 39 “Saga Dream,” Sibelius’ Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op. 104, and Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105, at 8 p.m. Friday, January 30, and Saturday, January 31, 2015.

Chamber Music Milwaukee: Faculty Artist Series – Sounds of Spain, Venezuela, Cuba: An art song recital with a sprinkle of Zarzuela duets

January 30, 2015

The Chamber Music Milwaukee Faculty Artist Series presents songs for voice, guitar and piano by composers from Spain, Venezuela and Cuba will be performed as well as Zarzuela duets from the Spanish-language operetta form.

Musical Theatre Capstone: Anna Pfefferkorn

January 31, 2015

Musical Theatre student Anna Pfefferkorn presents her capstone performance.

Fine Arts Quartet

February 1, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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.

Milwaukee Music Festival

February 6, 2015 - February 7, 2015

The Milwaukee Music Festival will bring the finest high school students from Wisconsin and surrounding states to the UWM campus for a weekend of rehearsals and master classes with UW-Milwaukee faculty artists, a number of whom are members of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

MKE Unplugged: Artist TBA

February 19, 2015

Catch a FREE, all-ages concert featuring local, indie artists — including some of the Peck School of the Arts’ very own alumni.

Youth Wind Ensemble & UWM Wind Ensemble Concert

February 22, 2015

The Youth Wind Ensemble join the UWM Wind Ensemble for a concert performance.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Opera Production: Operas of Mozart and Puccini

February 27, 2015 - February 28, 2015

The UWM Symphony Orchestra presents the operas of Mozart and Puccini.

Die Winterreise

March 6, 2015

Kurt Ollmann, baritone, and Jeffry Peterson, piano, perform Die Winterreise by Franz Schubert.

Symphony Band & University Band Concert

March 6, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Symphony Band and UWM University Band present a special joint performance.

Spring Choral Concert

March 7, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Choral Concert featuring the UWM Concert Chorale, Men’s Chorus, University Choir and Women’s Chorus.

MKE Unplugged: Artist TBA

March 26, 2015

Catch a FREE, all-ages concert featuring local, indie artists — including some of the Peck School of the Arts’ very own alumni.

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert: Concerto Winners

April 3, 2015

The UWM Symphony Orchestra presents a performance of work by Ravel, Stravinsky and other concertos.

Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band Concert

April 10, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Joint performance by the UWM Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band.

Woody Herman Jazz Festival

April 16, 2015 - April 18, 2015

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.

Unruly Music: Suono Mobile USA

April 16, 2015

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.

Unruly Music: Quince

April 17, 2015

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.

Unruly Music: Katherine Young & J. Austin Wulliman

April 18, 2015

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.

University Band & Brass Ensembles Concert

April 24, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A shared performance featuring the UWM University Band and chamber ensembles from the UWM Brass studios.

UWM Symphony Orchestra & UWM Chorus Concert: Brahms Requiem

May 1, 2015 - May 2, 2015

Brahms’ German Requiem performed by the UWM Symphony Orchestra and UWM Chorus, featuring Tanya Kruse Ruck, soprano, and Andrew Wilkowske, baritone.

MKE Unplugged: Artist TBA

May 1, 2015

Catch a FREE, all-ages concert featuring local, indie artists — including some of the Peck School of the Arts’ very own alumni.

Maja Radovanlija Classical Guitar Concert

May 1, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Classical guitar concert featuring special guest artist Maja Radovanlija.

Fine Arts Quartet

May 3, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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.

Percussion Ensemble Concert

May 4, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Concert from the UWM Percussion Ensemble

Experimental Improvisation

May 7, 2015

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.

Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band Concert

May 8, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Concert season finale for UWM Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band.

Youth Wind Ensemble Concert

May 10, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for the last concert of the season!

Youth Jazz Ensemble Concert

May 10, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Jazz Ensemble and Youth Jazz Ensemble present their Spring concert.

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