Tag: Music

UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series, Duo Piano Recital, is ‘warm-up’ for Winter Olympics concert in South Korea

Michael Rector and Sylvia Hong present a duo-pianist concert

Green Bay, Wis. — When University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty members Michael Rector and Sylvia Hong, present a duo-pianist concert at 6:30 p.m. Feb.5, 2018, it will be with preparation in mind for a Feb. 13, 2018 concert in Pyeongchang, South Korea, host site of the Winter Olympics. Hong and Rector were in Korea last May […]

Congratulations to faculty members on 2018-19 sabbaticals

Sabbatical proposals have been approved by the Board of Regents. Sabbaticals are covered in Wisconsin State Statute (Wis. Stat. 36.11(17)), in UW System Policy (UW System Administrative Policy 160) and in the Faculty Handbook (pp. 128-9). Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving sabbaticals in 2018-19: Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo, Social Work, semester […]

Warren Gerds names ‘Metropolis’ at the top, and ‘Legally Blonde’ fourth, of his 2017 favorites

Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds listed his best local productions of 2017. Topping the list was UW-Green Bay’s Metropolis! He writes, “The ‘at large’ part of my title carried me far and wide to 165 productions for review in 2017. My top choices in the local category: One. “Metropolis” by UW-Green Bay Music – score by Michelle […]

Photos: Music’s busy season


It’s been a busy season for UW-Green Bay music. End-of-semester performances included Jazz Ensembles I and II on Nov. 21; the 630 Concert Series — Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool — on Nov. 29; Vocal Jazz Ensemble singing Doo-Wop on Nov. 30; Wind Ensemble/Studio Orchestra and Symphonic Band on Dec. 01 and the Concert […]

UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles concert is Dec. 12

UW-Green Bay Chamber Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center. This event is free and open to the public. Performing will be the Percussion Ensemble and Hand Drumming Ensemble, directed by Assistant Prof. Bill Sallak. The program features traditional African music from the Ga, […]

A lyrical proposal: She said ‘I will’


The stage was set — UW-Green Bay Music students Kelton Jennings and Laura Cortright performed a medley of songs by the Everly Brothers during the Vocal Jazz Doo-Wop Concert last week. The repertoire started with “Until I Kissed Ya” followed by “Dream.” During the closing moments of the final song, “Let it Be Me,” Kelton […]

Alums Hillman and Peguero to celebrate debut album

Two UW-Green Bay graduates, Matt Hillman and Rissel Peguero (Matt & Rissel) will be celebrating their debut album at Blue Opus in Bellevue Saturday (Dec. 2, 2017). Rissel is on vocals and piano and Hillman on guitar, but for the album release UW-Green Bay’s John Salerno (Music), plays flute and sax. Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Kendra Meinert […]