Tag: Metropolis

Michelle McQuade Dewhirst to discuss Metropolis Local 5 Live

Associate Professor of Music Michelle McQuade Dewhirst will be on Local 5 Live with Lisa Malak at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, April 27 to discuss the screening of the complete 2010 restoration of Metropolis along with the world-premiere live performance of her new film score at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28.

Video: Metropolis score offers unique opportunities for music and vocal students

One can appreciate the challenge to prepare music students to perform a world-premiere film score. When the music shifts from traditional sounds and lyrics, the stakes get even higher. It appears that Prof. Kevin Collins, who leads the Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra, and Randall Meder, who leads the UWGB Chorale, for next week’s Metropolis performance are […]

Video: UW-Green Bay composer Michelle McQuade Dewhirst writes world-premiere film score for ‘Metropolis’

Michelle McQuade Dewhirst Creating a Score for Metropolis

What does it take to write a world-premiere film score? University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor of Music, Michelle McQuade Dewhirst, took on the task for the 1927 “sci-fi” film Metropolis which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 by UW-Green Bay Chorale, Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra. It’s a fascinating process and she […]