Tag: Music

Beloit Daily News – Alumnus gets promotion at Rock County Sheriff’s Office

JANESVILLE – Sheriff Troy Knudson recently announced the promotions and hirings of deputy sheriffs for the Rock County Sheriff’s Office. UW-Green Bay alumnus Luke DuCharme ’03 (Music) will be promoted to detective on Sept. 3. DuCharme currently serves as a deputy assigned to the patrol bureau. He is the leader of the honor guard. More […]

6:30 Concert Series returns September 16 with Pro Arte Quartet

Pro Arte Quartet

On Sept. 16, 2019, Pro Arte Quartet, one of the world’s most distinguished string quartets, kicks-off the first featured event of the 2019-2020 6:30 Concert Series. The 6:30 Concert Series at the Weidner Center is an exploration of music featuring composers, performers and special guests. All performances start at 6:30 p.m. and last between 60 […]

Capitol Civic Center Community Chorale Unveils Dates and Information | Seehafer News

The Capitol Civic Centre Community Chorale has released the dates and information for the 2019-20 season. The Chorale is open to adults, providing an opportunity to learn new songs and share the joy of song, with members ranging in age from 17 to 80. For people wishing to join the group, interviews will be conducted […]

Three UW-Green Bay faculty bestowed named professorships

Green Bay, Wis. — Three members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty were bestowed named professorships today (August 21, 2019) at the University’s 2019 Fall Faculty and Staff Convocation. Named professorships are created through private gifts that support the study and research of a faculty member who has an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishment. […]

Join Weidner Center for Pre-Concert Dinner on Sept. 28

Weidner Philharmonic Preconcert Dinner

A festive dinner will take place in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall prior to the Weidner Philharmonic’s New World Symphony concert, Sept. 28, 2019. Enjoy a delicious dinner catered by The Hyatt Regency Green Bay. Tickets are $40/person. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m. Cash bar is available. Please indicate […]

Prof. Rector leads ‘piano academy’ for students 10-17

Piano Academy Beginning September

UW-Green Bay Prof. Michael Rector (Music) has created an immersive musical training series called Piano Academy for kids aged 10-17, as a way to impart his love of classical music to the community. According to Psychology Today, there is abundant evidence that supports the idea that learning to play music can enhance cognitive performance in […]

Luis Fernandez is bearer of UW-Green Bay’s Robert and Joanne Bauer Endowed Professorship in Strings

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Green Bay, Wis. — Funding remains a constant challenge in the world of classical music. But thanks to the Robert and Joanne Bauer Endowed Professorship in Strings, music performance and education are rising to a crescendo with the addition of Luis Fernandez as assistant professor for Strings and Music Education. While Fernandez has performed with symphonies […]

Manitowoc Community mourns loss of music leader Michael Arendt

Michael J. Arendt, founder and conductor of the Manitowoc Lakeshore Wind Ensemble and Big Band as well as Prof. Emeritus of Music at the Manitowoc Campus, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.  He also chaired the Department of Music for all UW Colleges. He served as a conductor and principal horn with Green […]

Faculty note: Prof. Meredith creates key collaborations on sabbatical

UW-Green Bay Prof. and mezzosoprano Sarah Meredith (Music, Women and Gender Studies), spent three weeks in May 2019, traveling to Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Poland as part of her sabbatical project. She was invited to teach and present masterclasses on American vocal repertoire and English diction for singers at the following music academies: Akademia Jana Albrechta, Banska Stiavnica, […]