Tag: Music

UW-Green Bay student music ambassador in Europe

Kaylin Nickels, a UW-Green Bay student and choir member, served as an Ambassador of Music in Europe from June 27 to July 12. All ambassadors were chosen based on nominations by their schools’ music departments. The ambassadors traveled all over the continent; the trip covered England, France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy and Germany. The trip consisted […]

Weidner Center’s silver celebrations and reflections

The Weidner Center’s silver anniversary includes some great homecomings, such as Wayne Lin, who first performed at the Weidner at its inaugural event 25 years ago. Executive and Artistic Director Kelli Strickland says that “Anniversaries are a time to reflect and celebrate,” and that is exactly what the upcoming season holds. Get more information about this […]

Registration open for Fall Piano Academy, ages 10-and-up

There’s still time to register for the inaugural UW-Green Bay Piano Academy session starting in September! For beginning piano students, ages 10-and-up. Classes meet on Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Students spend one hour in UW-Green Bay’s state-of-the-art piano lab with piano Prof. Michael Rector (Music), then practice what they’ve learned in […]

Faculty note: Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston special guest at Czech Centennial Gala

UW-Green Bay Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston (Music) and her husband Jay were special guests at the Czech Centennial Gala held at the Oshkosh Country Club, Oshkosh, honoring Mr. Radek Vondracek (front in red tie), the Speaker of the Parliament, Prague, Czech Republic, on Monday, July 23, 2018. Acacia Angelo, UW-Green Bay senior in music education, was […]

Faculty note: Bird in the Wings podcast features music Prof. Michelle McQuade Dewhirst

In the latest podcast episode of Bird in the Wings titled “Finding Your Tribe and Procrastination as Inspiration,” guest Professor Michelle McQuade Dewhirst (Music) and Weidner Executive Director Kelli Strickland talk about McQuade Dewhirst’s work as a composer and music professor, as well as her music, education background and much more! Listen here.

Meredith and Gallagher-Lepak collaborate on ‘The Healing Power of Music’

Prof. Sarah Meredith (Music), Dean Susan Gallagher-Lepak (College of Health, Education and Social Welfare) and harp therapist Tammy Naze  presented “The Healing Power of Music” to an audience of 100 caregivers at the Ashwaubenon Community Center on May 4, 2018. Their presentation was part of a Caregiver Retreat sponsored by the Brown County Caregiver Coalition […]

Gypsy Trip live recording a ‘great time’

On Thursday, April 26, Gypsy Trip completed UW-Green Bay Music’s 2017-2018 6:30 Concert Series season with a live recording in front of a nearly full house at the Weidner Center. Band members were thrilled with the outcome and said they had a great time and were able to get good-quality audio for their second album. “The crowd […]

Free: Casual Concert with Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector

Please come hear UW-Green Bay faculty members Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector in a concert of American piano music! Rector will play Frederic Rzewski’s Down by the Riverside and Elliott Carter’s Piano Sonata. Hong will join him in Morton Feldman’s Piano Four-Hands and George Crumb’s Celestial Mechanics (for amplified piano). Friday, May 11 at 4:30 […]