Category: Close-ups

Video: Metropolis score offers unique opportunities for music and vocal students

One can appreciate the challenge to prepare music students to perform a world-premiere film score. When the music shifts from traditional sounds and lyrics, the stakes get even higher. It appears that Prof. Kevin Collins, who leads the Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra, and Randall Meder, who leads the UWGB Chorale, for next week’s Metropolis performance are […]

Gearing up to graduate

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The excitement was palpable as hundreds of soon-to-be UW-Green Bay graduates accepted their “UWGB Grad” canvas bags and entered the Phoenix Rooms for the 2017 spring Graduation Resource Fair through the course of two sessions. Students preparing to graduate in UW-Green Bay’s Spring Commencement Ceremony —11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 13 at the Kress Events Center […]

Video: UW-Green Bay composer Michelle McQuade Dewhirst writes world-premiere film score for ‘Metropolis’

Michelle McQuade Dewhirst Creating a Score for Metropolis

What does it take to write a world-premiere film score? University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor of Music, Michelle McQuade Dewhirst, took on the task for the 1927 “sci-fi” film Metropolis which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 by UW-Green Bay Chorale, Wind Ensemble and Studio Orchestra. It’s a fascinating process and she […]

UW-Green Bay’s December commencement: The most wonderful time of the year

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With snow continuing to fall and creating a winter wonderland backdrop, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay held its 94th commencement ceremony Saturday, December 17 at the University’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. “At UW-Green Bay this is not a winter day. It’s commencement day,” Chancellor Gary L. Miller said when asked about the weather […]

Capping-off an incredible experience: UW-Green Bay graduates mark their departure with personalized caps

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Hats off to the creative UW-Green Bay December 2016 graduates who took advantage of the opportunity to express themselves through mortarboard art. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view or view the album on Flickr. – Photos by Dan Moore, Photographer/Videographer and Amanda Jo Danihel, Intern, Marketing and University Communication

Steady flow of students enjoys Late Night Breakfast

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Members of UW-Green Bay’s Leadership team served breakfast beginning at 10 p.m., December 13 to a steady flow of scrambled eggs scarfers and donut devourees. It was a welcomed study break for the late-night crowd, which enjoyed and appreciated the delicious breakfast treats provided by the University Union and Chartwells. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow […]