“Victor Yampolsky was pleased by the ‘out of the blue’ invitation that put him on the podium conducting the inaugural performance of the newly formed Weidner Philharmonic at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Sept. 28 at 7:30 pm.” More via Former PMF Music Director Wields Baton for New Green Bay Orchestra | Door County Pulse.
What a debut for UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center Philharmonic Orchestra. Videograpaher Dan Moore captured the moments leading up to the first notes of the evening… Critic at large Warren Gerds said it this way, “Performing its first concert was the Weidner Philharmonic. Under UW-Green Bay Music leadership, the orchestra consists of musicians from the faculty […]
The Weidner Center Philharmonic debut made an impression Saturday night, Sept. 28, 2019, especially on critic at large Warren Gerds. “Music makes statements. Saturday night, music was stating stuff like crazy…” See his glowing review via Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: ‘From the New World Symphony’ speaks volumes at UW-Green Bay.
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 […]
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 […]
Weidner Center announced its 2019-20 lineup on Wednesday, May 15. Some highlights include Broadway’s RENT and the new Weidner Philharmonic’s take on “Casablanca: An American Classic” live. See the story by NBC26.
This season the Weidner Center audience is treated to a new philharmonic orchestra, composed of UW-Green Bay faculty and Northeast Wisconsin orchestral musicians. The theme for 2019-20 season is “Connection”, which is planned to showcase through Broadway’s RENT (October 9), the Russian Ballet Theatre’s “Swan Lake” (October 25) and Cirque Dreams Holidaze to kick off […]
Weidner Center announced its schedule for 2019-20 season on Wednesday, May 15. Chancellor Gary L. Miller announced the new Weidner Philharmonic orchestra. This season’s theme is “Connection”, which is intended to show through a variety of performances. See more at wearegreenbay.com.
On Wednesday, May 15, 2019 UW-Green Bay announced a new symphonic orchestra, the Weidner Philharmonic, starting in fall 2019. See more. Warren Gerds has more.
Weidner Philharmonic to Compliment Market’s Existing Orchestral Offerings Green Bay, Wis. — Buoyed by the strong community response to the orchestral concert that opened its 25th anniversary season in 2018, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay music faculty and UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, announced today the establishment of the Weidner Center Philharmonic Orchestra. […]