UW-Green Bay String Ensemble to perform virtually, Thursday, Oct. 15

Patrons can watch the concert for free on Weidner Center youtube channel

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music program will hold a String Ensemble Concert on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. The concert will take place at Fort Howard Hall in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Due to public health restrictions on public gatherings, the concert will be held virtually and can be viewed on the Weidner Center’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/weidnercenter. There is no charge to log in and watch the concert and it is open to the public.

The Ensemble will perform Palladio by Karl Jenkins and St. Paul’s Suite in C Major (Op. 29, No. 2) by Gustav Holst. Performed by students in the music program at UW-Green Bay, the ensemble includes outstanding students such as: Concertmaster Shoua Xiong from Sheboygan, Principal Violinist Victor de Leon of Green Bay, Principal Violist Jenna Leigh Schemenauer of Chippewa Falls, and Principal Cellist Kaitlyn Brooke Tinberg from Jim Falls, WI.

For more information about this or other upcoming music events, please visit www.uwgb.edu/music/events or follow us on social media at UWGBMusic. For more information about UW-Green Bay’s Music program please visit www.uwgb.edu/music.

About the Weidner Center

UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is known for its elegant design and the acoustic excellence of its 2,000-seat main hall, Cofrin Family Hall. It also houses two smaller performance spaces, the Fort Howard recital hall and the Jean Weidner Theatre, along with a dance studio and Grand Foyer. The Center is a home for UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre and Dance productions, community events and productions, and performances by visiting artists and touring companies. The Weidner Center has a distinct benefit in being part of a leading institution of higher learning. Beyond the large-scale touring productions that grace the stage, the Weidner Center also focuses on scholastic development, programming and an impactful education series – Stage Doors. The Stage Doors Education Series serves more than17,500 students from 63 cities throughout Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula every year. For more information on the Weidner Center, visit www.WeidnerCenter.com, 920-465-2726, 800-895-0071, or follow the ‘Weidner Center for the Performing Arts’ on Facebook, Twitter (@WeidnerCenter) and Instagram (@weidnercenter).

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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