Tag: 6:30 Concerts

UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series, Duo Piano Recital, is ‘warm-up’ for Winter Olympics concert in South Korea

Michael Rector and Sylvia Hong present a duo-pianist concert

Green Bay, Wis. — When University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty members Michael Rector and Sylvia Hong, present a duo-pianist concert at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5, 2018, it will be with preparation in mind for a Feb. 13, 2018 concert in PyeongChang, South Korea, host site of the Winter Olympics. Hong and Rector were in Korea last […]

Critic-at-Large Gerds likes what he heard from ‘Birth of Cool’

Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds was one of the overflow crowd in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center Wednesday night for Birth of the Cool, a 6:30 Series performance. Audience members packed the place, filling up nearly 50 extra seats while another 75-or-so were accommodated in the Weidner Center Grand Foyer to watch the livestream. All […]

Be cool. Attend the 6:30 Concert Series next week

UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series continues with “Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool” on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. It is free and open to the public. Performers will recreate the 1957 album “Birth of the Cool” — a creative collaboration between then up-and-coming trumpeter Miles […]

Reminder: UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series kicks-off Friday, Sept. 29

UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series will begin with “Exploring the Clarinet Repertoire” with clarinetist Eric Hansen and pianist Jennifer Larsen Page on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. This event is free and open to the public, with donations gladly accepted for the benefit of UW-Green Bay’s […]

UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series opens with ‘Exploring the Clarinet Repertoire’ Sept. 29

UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series begins with ‘Exploring the Clarinet Repertoire with Eric Hansen’ GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series opens its season with, “Exploring the Clarinet Repertoire,” with clarinetist Eric Hansen and pianist Jennifer Larsen Page on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Fort […]

UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series returns for fifth year

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Line-up includes previous favorites and a season-ending live recording session GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series returns with “Exploring the Clarinet Repertoire,” featuring artists Eric Hansen (clarinet) and Jenny Larsen Page (piano), Friday, Sept 29, 2017. It will be the first of eight performances in the series by UW-Green Bay […]

Every Friday is Phoenix Friday…and more!

Tailgate at the Spirit Week finale event “Rock the Resch” beginning at 4 p.m. tonight before heading over to the Resch Center at 6 p.m. to cheer on your Phoenix at the Green Bay men’s basketball game against Oakland. The Phoenix Bookstore offers 20% off when you present the school fight song. Also on Phoenix […]

Rector-Hong Piano Duo Recital on Monday, Dec. 12

A program of transcriptions explores an eclectic variety of styles, some in the holiday spirit! Highlights include an arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite for two pianos, Percy Grainger’s Fantasy on Theme from Porgy and Bess (Gershwin) and a preview of music from UWGB composition professor Michelle McQuade Dewhirst’s new original score to the film Metropolis. […]

6:30 Concert features pianist Michael Mizrahi

Praised as “intrepid” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “engaging” (Houston Chronicle), and “endlessly fascinating” (WQXR New York), pianist Michael Mizrahi has won acclaim for his compelling performances of a wide-ranging repertoire and his ability to connect with audiences of all ages. He has appeared as concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and teaching artist across the United States and […]