Tag: Music

Video: Michelle McQuade Dewhirst writes world-premiere film 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 […]

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 […]

UW-Green Bay Music performs Metropolis with world-premiere film score

GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music will present a screening of the 1927 “sci-fi” film Metropolis along with a live performance of a world premiere film score by the UW-Green Bay Chorale, Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra. The one-night performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Apr. 28 in the Weidner Center. Called […]

Livingston’s ‘Women who Dare’ on WPT this week

Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston’s (Music) lecture, Women Who Dare, will premiere on Wisconsin Public Television’s Wisconsin Channel at 9 p.m. Thursday, March 9. Women Who Dare and Caroline Boswell’s lecture, Ye Olde Pub: England’s Early Drinking Houses are both available for viewing on The Wisconsin Channel. Each presented in UW-Green Bay’s After Thoughts series.  

Bill Sallak presents a Gallery Concert at noon, Friday, March 3.

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Bill Sallak (Music) will present a Gallery Concert at noon, Friday, March 3 in the Lawton Gallery. Sallak teaches percussion, recording technology and world music. He will be performing Michael Pisaro’s Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds for solo crotales and sine tones. The Lawton Gallery is a fantastic acoustic space in which […]

Lyrik und Lieder: An Evening of German Art Song and Poetry

Students in the UW-Green Bay German and Music programs will be performing an evening of “Lyrik und Lieder” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 in newly renovated Studio Arts 101. Music vocalists and German literature students are pairing up for an evening performance of German poetry (Lyrik) and German art songs (Lieder). The vocal students […]

Singing the praises of the Studio Arts remodel

Choral class in new rehearsal space

State-of-the-art rehearsal, recording studio 
space is a campus and community asset Ask Professors Randy Meder and Kevin Collins about the recent upgrades to the rehearsal space within the UW-Green Bay Music program and they’re likely to respond in song. That’s how good the new acoustics are. Renovations in the Studio Arts building, including a high-tech […]

Photo gallery: Jazz Fest 47

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UW-Green Bay Music program held its 47th annual  Jazz Fest on Saturday, Jan. 28 in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Each year this jazz festival draws middle- and high-school students from across the region for a day of ensemble performances and clinic and master clinic sessions. The event […]

Battle of The Bands returns Feb. 28

Back by popular demand, “Battle of The Bands,” sponsored by Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Phoenix Room of the University Union. Proceeds benefit the “Give the Kids the World” and “myTeamTRIUMPH” Wisconsin chapter. Doors open 6:45 p.m. There will be bucket raffles, a 50/50 […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: Jazz Fest 47 evolutionary

Concise, hot, warm, knowing, flowing, fun, energized, crisp, interesting and mindful — just a few of the words Warren Gerds used to describe Saturday’s Jazz Fest 47 in his WFRV review. He praised all participants for their performance of the broad palette that UW-Green Bay John Salerno’s music offers. Read his full review.