Tag: Weidner Philharmonic

Weidner Philharmonic invites former Peninsula Music Festival Director to conduct performance | Door County Pulse

“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.

Weidner Philharmonic is impressive (as expected) in debut

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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 […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: ‘From the New World Symphony’ speaks volumes at UW-Green Bay

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.

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

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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 […]

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 […]

Weidner Center announces 2019-2020 season

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 […]

UW-Green Bay Music Faculty Establishing New Philharmonic Orchestra

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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. […]