Tag: Music

Brass, Hand Drumming ensembles share concert Nov. 24

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music program brings the fall semester to a close with an eclectic concert offering music from classical brass to African-inspired percussion as the Phoenix Brass Ensemble and Hand Drumming Ensemble share the bill at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 24) at the University Theatre in Theatre Hall on […]

50th anniversary concert: Jazz groups go back to the ‘60s, Saturday

The Music program pays tribute to the school’s 50th anniversary with instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles combining in concert to present “That ‘60s Show,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 14) in the University Theatre. Prof. Adam Gaines’s Jazz Ensemble II will open the concert with a heavy dose of the Beatles — jazz arrangements of […]

Jazz ensembles celebrate UW-Green Bay’s 50th with ‘That ‘60s Show’

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin Green Bay Music program pays tribute to the school’s 50th anniversary with instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles combining in concert to present “That ‘60s Show,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 14) in the University Theatre, located in Theatre Hall on the campus at 2420 Nicolet Drive. Performing will […]

World premiere tonight: ‘Piano Per Diem: 30 Piano Pieces in 30 Days’ 


Associate Professor of Music Michelle McQuade Dewhirst challenged herself to write one new piano piece each day for the month of September. All 30 “Piano Per Diem” pieces will be premiered at 6:30 tonight (Thursday, Nov. 12) at the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. Pianists Michael Rector and Holly Roadfeldt will perform the short compositions […]

Marimba/clarinet duo Transient Canvas is next on ‘6:30 Thursdays’

UW-Green Bay’s fall concert series 6:30 Thursdays continues Nov. 5 with “Travelogue” featuring the marimba/clarinet duo Transient Canvas. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center. Transient Canvas features Amy Advocat on bass clarinet and Matt Sharrock on marimba. They’ve premiered more than 50 new works in four years, […]

Travelogue features marimba/clarinet duo Transient Canvas in next 6:30 Thursdays

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s fall concert series 6:30 Thursdays continues November 5 with “Travelogue” featuring the marimba/clarinet duo Transient Canvas. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts at UW-Green Bay. Transient Canvas is a unique duo with Amy Advocat on bass clarinet and […]

What a weekend! Alumni Days in photos

Alumni Days 2015

What a weekend! A special 50th Anniversary Alumni Days gave UW-Green Bay alumni and friends a chance to reunite with the campus community October 16 and 17. Among the highlights: about 70 alumni joining the UWGB Music students and faculty in concert, excitement at the Kress with the Green Bay athletics teams, mini-Bayfest in Phoenix […]