Tag: guest musicians

UW-Green Bay’s Jazz Fest 47 features The Ryan Frane Trio and Green Bay Jazz Orchestra

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s music tradition Jazz Fest will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. It is the 47th annual jazz musical festival at the University. The event will feature The Ryan Frane Trio and the […]

Travelogue features marimba/clarinet duo Transient Canvas in next 6:30 Thursdays

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s fall concert series 6:30 Thursdays continues November 5 with “Travelogue” featuring the marimba/clarinet duo Transient Canvas. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts at UW-Green Bay. Transient Canvas is a unique duo with Amy Advocat on bass clarinet and […]

What a weekend! Alumni Days in photos

Alumni Days 2015

What a weekend! A special 50th Anniversary Alumni Days gave UW-Green Bay alumni and friends a chance to reunite with the campus community October 16 and 17. Among the highlights: about 70 alumni joining the UWGB Music students and faculty in concert, excitement at the Kress with the Green Bay athletics teams, mini-Bayfest in Phoenix […]

Reminder: Rector and Hong piano duo tonight at Weidner


The Music program continues its “6:30 Thursdays – music from every angle” series with a two-piano duo/husband-and-wife team, Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector, presenting “The Music Trance” at 6:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 15) in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Hong is artist-in-residence at Belhaven University; Rector is an […]

Sounds of ‘6:30 Thursdays’ concert series feature Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay continues its “music from every angle” 6:30 Thursdays experience with a two-piano duo/ husband and wife team, Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector. They will be presenting “The Music Trance” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 15 in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts at UW-Green Bay. […]

UW-Green Bay welcomes ‘amazing singers’ for International Vocal Competition, Oct. 9-11

Lovers of opera and classically trained vocal performance will have the opportunity to hear top young talent from across the nation and beyond when the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay hosts a prestigious international music competition Friday through Sunday, Oct. 9-11. The International Czech and Slovak Voice Competition takes place in Fort Howard Hall of the […]

Chorale and Concert Choir take the stage Saturday night


The UW-Green Bay Chorale and Concert Choir will be joined by community artists in performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the Cofrin Family Hall at the Weidner Center. Featured will be music from a wide variety of composers, including Thomas Morley, Hans Leo Hassler, Orlando Gibbons, Moses Hogan and others. Associate Prof. Randall […]

Wednesday’s Jazz Ensemble concert spotlights students, Slovak trio

The UW-Green Bay Music program will spotlight student Jazz Ensemble I and the visiting professionals of the Nothing But Swing Trio in a public concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (March 11) in the University Theatre. Nothing But Swing is a jazz trio from Slovakia. Band members are Klaudius Kováč, piano; Róbert Ragan, double-bass; and Peter […]

UW-Platteville trio to play no-cost concert Nov. 12

UW-Green Bay Music will welcome Driftless Winds, a UW-Platteville faculty woodwind trio, for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 in the Weidner Center’s Jean Weidner Theatre. It is free and open to the public. Driftless Winds consists of founding members Corey Mackey (clarinet), Galit Kaunitz (oboe) and Jacqueline Wilson (bassoon). All three are […]