Tag: Music

Erhu virtuoso Jiebing Chen featured in 6:30 Concert Series

She told her incredible story to the UW-Green Bay After Thoughts audience last year. World renowned erhu virtuoso Jiebing Chen returns as the featured performer at UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series Thursday, Sept. 29 at Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center. Chen is known worldwide for her mastery of the erhu, a classic two-stringed instrument that […]

Faculty notes: Coman, Groessl, Rector and Sherman are teaching scholars

The UW-Green Bay Teaching Scholars Program will kick off again next week with four new scholars: Ioana Coman (Information and Computing Science), Joan Groessl (Social Work), Michael Rector (Music) and Heidi Sherman (Humanistic Studies). The Teaching Scholars Program, which started in 1999, brings together faculty and instructional staff from across campus to talk about teaching challenges, to […]

Mark your calendars for 6:30 Concert Series (and Beethoven Refractions)

We will have more in future Log postings, but you may want to get the 6:30 Concert Series of events on your calendars. The 6:30 Concert Series is an innovative performance series designed to connect the campus and local communities with music in a deeper way. Performances feature insightful presentations by performers, composers, and special […]

UWGB music alumnus sings anthem at Packers game

If you were one of the nearly 80,000 attending last night’s Green Bay Packers preseason game, you were well aware of the fabulous performance by UWGB 2016 graduate Kevin Wellens. The opportunity was made available, in part, by the Packers partnership. Congrats to Kevin. We’ve got a stirring photo and some facebook chatter, here.

Reminder: Collection for Slovakia’s needy

A group of 30 students, including 19 nurses who are completing their Public Health Certification, along with UW-Green Bay faculty members Illene Cupit, Sarah Meredith Livingston and Janet Reilly, will be traveling abroad to Slovakia this summer and are asking for help from the campus community for donations they can bring with them as they […]

UWGB group collecting for Slovakia’s needy

A group of 30 students, including 19 nurses who are completing their Public Health Certification, along with UW-Green Bay faculty members Illene Cupit, Sarah Meredith Livingston and Janet Reilly, will be traveling abroad to Slovakia this summer. It’s a Study Abroad interdisciplinary service-learning trip (Health and Social Justice in Slovakia). The nation is rich in […]

Faculty note: Gaines is guest trumpet soloist in Slovakia

Adam Gaines, Associate Professor of Music, will be the guest trumpet soloist with the Zilina Conservatory Big Band for two concerts in Slovakia, one in Zilina and one in Martin, this Wednesday and Thursday (June 22-23). Pieces will include Charlie Parker’s “Anthropology,” Dizzy Gillespie’s “A Night in Tunisia,” and Jerome Kern’s classic ballad “Smoke Gets […]

Highlights: UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance

Included in yesterday’s Weidner Center 2016-17 season reveal was a sneak peek of UW-Green Bay music, theatre and dance 2016-17 performances. Here are just a few: UW-Green Bay Music: Handel’s Messiah, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 (With audience participation, this year) Jazz Fest 47, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 Metropolis, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 […]

Vigil for those tragically killed in Orlando

UW-Green Bay’s Director of Inclusive Excellence and Pride Center, Stacie Christian and UWGB Prof. Courtney Sherman (music), will be helping to lead a public vigil this evening to remember those tragically killed in Orlando. The vigil, in which the victims names will be read, will be held at the Union Congregational United Church of Christ, […]