Tag: Green Bay Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Coussons gives the gift of music

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The Green Bay Symphony Orchestra’s 100-year collection of music scores will remain available for the community via UW-Green Bay’s David A. Cofrin Library on a limited basis. The music collection has been donated to the Cofrin Library and can be accessed by local music groups requesting the scores at the service desk on the library’s […]

Symphony scores, archives will go to Area Research Center

The Green Bay Symphony Orchestra’s extensive library of orchestral music will remain available for community use through an arrangement that will place the collection at the Area Research Center at UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library. The library of musical scores was collected over the course of the GBSO’s 100-year history. It was announced previously that the […]

Green Bay Symphony Archives will go to Cofrin Library

The newsletter of the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra is reporting that the organization’s extensive library of orchestral music will remain available for community use through an arrangement that will place the collection at the Area Research Center at UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin Library. The library of musical scores was collected over the course of the GBSO’s […]

Gerds previews Jan. 10 GBSO concert featuring Wood Family Organ

Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds on Thursday (Jan. 1) previewed the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra’s Jan. 10 performance at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The GBSO’s “An Evening of Brass & Organ” will feature principal organist Jeff Verkuilen and a chamber orchestra of 16 brass and percussion musicians, Gerds reports. Verkuilen will be […]

And speaking of GBSO … new partnership in the works?

Since the GBSO announced that this season would be its last, supporters of the century-old organization have been trying to prevent its demise. In a story that aired Thursday (Jan. 1) on Wisconsin Public Radio, reporter Patty Murray explores the latest effort toward that end — a possible partnership with another Wisconsin orchestra. Murray reports […]

Gerds review: Holiday Pops wows at Weidner

And speaking of the Weidner, Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds had high praise for Friday’s (Dec. 19) performance of “Holiday Pops” at the on-campus venue. The large-scale annual concert features the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra (now in its last season), Dudley Birder Chorale and Birder Studio of Performing Arts presenting a program of Christmas carols […]

In the news: Holiday Pops, Oak Ridge Boys play Weidner this weekend

Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds highlighted upcoming Weidner Center performances in two Wednesday (Dec. 17) columns on holiday entertainment in our area. The first profiles the large-scale Holiday Pops concert that features the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, Dudley Birder Chorale and Birder Studio of Performing Arts presenting a program of Christmas carols and holiday favorites. […]

Green Bay Symphony Orchestra writes ‘coda’ on 100-year history

There was a major announcement Friday on the local performing arts scene: The Green Bay Symphony Orchestra will be calling it quits after 100 years of performance. The GBSO is headquartered at the Weidner Center on the UW-Green Bay campus. The orchestra’s board of directors and Executive Director Dan Linssen released a statement saying that […]

Faculty note: Sherman

Assistant Professor of Music Courtney Sherman was one of the featured vocalists for the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra’s closing concert of the 2013-14 season April 12 at the Weidner Center. Sherman, a soprano, was joined by sololists mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor, baritone Kelly Markgraf and tenor Steven Paul Spears. The vocalists, a 200-voice choir and the […]

Symphony Orchestra wraps up season Saturday at Weidner

The Green Bay Symphony Orchestra will wrap up its 100th season Saturday (April 12), in a Beethoven-themed concert titled “Ode to Joy.” Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds on Wednesday (April 9) posted a preview of the show, noting that with its closing piece, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, conductor Donato Cabrera will be one step closer to […]