Tag: Music

Music students to take stage for annual Honors Recital

GREEN BAY – From vocalists to saxophone players, some of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s finest student musicians will take the stage 2 p.m. Saturday Feb. 13 during the annual Music Student Honors Recital in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center. The concert is free and open to the public. UW-Green Bay faculty members […]

Next 6:30 Thursdays features ‘Hodges to Ornette’

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay music program presents its first 6:30 Thursdays concert of the spring semester on Feb. 18 with the program “Hodges to Ornette” featuring the work of saxophonist Jeff Benedict. The setting for the lecture and performance will be at Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, […]

UW-Green Bay gets groovy with Jazz Fest 46 – Big Band Blast! featuring the NEW Jazz All Stars

GREEN BAY – The annual music tradition Jazz Fest continues Saturday, Feb. 6 at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Jazz Fest 46 – Big Band Blast! culminates with public concerts at 6 and 7:30 p.m. in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, on campus. Since its inception more than […]

For Super Bowl 50, NFL copies UW-Green Bay concert (sort of)

Some of you might remember the role UWGB played in a November 2010 concert of NFL Films music at the Meyer Theatre in downtown Green Bay. Music faculty members Kevin Collins and John Salerno, along with communications staffer and NFL fan Christopher Sampson, were the fundraiser’s lead organizers. Collins’ student Wind Ensemble and an alumni […]

‘Good tidings for Christmas, and a Happy New Year!’

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Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston and UW-Green Bay vocal students and alumni spread some holiday cheer again this year with office-to-office caroling on Dec. 16, the Wednesday of final exams week. At one of their stops, the carolers were treated to applause and cookies by the Office of the Chancellor, with Chancellor Gary Miller and Mrs. Miller handing out the goodies.

Holiday choral concert features classic carols, piano duet, spirituals, mock Bach

GREEN BAY – The UW-Green Bay Chorale and Concert Choir will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the Cofrin Family Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, located on the campus at 2420 Nicolet Drive. Under the direction of Music Profs. Randall Meder and Sarah Meredith Livingston, student choral […]

6:30 Thursdays caps semester’s concerts with ‘Dragons, Stones and Circuses’

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music program presents its final 6:30 Thursdays concert of the fall semester on Dec. 3 with the program “Dragons, Stones and Circuses” featuring the work of composer David Colson. The setting for the lecture and performance will be Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center for the […]

Music of 1965 to be heard at Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble concert

To honor the 50th anniversary of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s founding, the University’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will feature selected melodies from 1965 in their final concert of calendar year 2015, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center of the Performing Arts. Associate Prof. Kevin […]

Meredith Livingston in Europe to judge competition

Sarah Meredith Livingston, professor of Music, is currently in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, as an invited juror at the 50th anniversary edition of the International Czech Slovak Voice Competition taking place November 11-22.  More than 75 singers entered the event, which is among the longest running voice competition sin the world. Well-known Czech/Slovak singers such as Gabrielle […]