6:30 Concert Series continues Jan. 29 with a bonus event ‘Minutemen Brass Quintet’ of the Wis. National Guard
Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series continues its season with a BONUS 6:30 Concert Series event “Minutemen Brass Quintet of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 132nd Army Band” on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. The Minutemen Brass Quintet was formed in 2018 as one of many Musical Performance Teams (MPTs) of the 132nd Army National Guard Band, based out of Madison, Wis., and will present a variety of repertoire for brass quintet. The concert is free and open to the public.
Minutemen Brass Quintet of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 132nd Army Band are:
-SSG Kyle Frost and SGT Matthew Onstad, trumpet
-SGT Micah Lancaster, horn
-SPC Michael Dunphy, trombone
About the 6:30 Concert Series
- Take place in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall, Cofrin Family Hall or Grand Foyer
- Begin at 6:30 p.m.
- Last between 60 and 90 minutes
- Are free and open to the public; donations are gladly accepted.
The 6:30 Concert series is funded in part by a grant from the Green Bay Public Arts Commission. To learn more about the series and upcoming performances, please visit www.weidnercenter.com/630series.
About Fort Howard Hall
Perhaps the most versatile space in the Weidner Center, the 45’ x 54’ 200-seat, theatre-style hall features a beautiful hardwood floor and retractable seating. The privacy of the space and the hardwood floor make this a perfect location for dinners, receptions, meetings and social dancing. The retractable seating allows the hall to be transformed into a small performance space ideal for recitals and lectures.
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).