Jazzin’ Up with UW-Green Bay CAHSS Events
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 30, 2023
GREEN BAY, WI – Upcoming events by UW-Green Bay, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science (CAHSS). Open to the public. More information can be found on WeidnerCenter.com
April 12-16, 2023,
Green Bay Jazz Fest 2023 continues UW-Green Bay’s 53-year tradition of providing student musicians from around the state with masterclass learning and performance opportunities with UW-Green Bay Professors and musicians. More info here.
- Alejandro Salazar Quartet – Kick Off Party
- Young Man with a Horn – Film Screening
- All City & UW-Green Bay Alumni Jazz Band Concert
- Late-Night Jam Session
- Jazz Fest 53rd
- Blood, Sweat & Tears Concert
Curated events celebrating Jazz and highlighting the musicians that make the music happen. Presented by The Weidner and UW-Green Bay Shanon J. Resch Institute of Music. The Weidner has received funds to support Jazz Fest from the City of Green Bay’s Tourism Event Grant.
She Kills Monsters: Young Adventures Edition
April 20-22, 2023 at 7:30pm
Theatre Hall – University Theatre
Admission: Adults $24, Seniors & Students $18.50
UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre presents a comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games; She Kills Monsters is a high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture. Acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
Weidner Philharmonic: Power and Joy
April 22, 2023, at 7:30 pm
Weidner Center – Cofrin Family HallAdmission: tickets start at $41.50
The Weidner Philharmonic at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay is excited to welcome Maestro Felder to conduct repertoire such as Aldolphus Hailstork: Fanfare on Amazing Grace, W.A. Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos in E-flat Major, K. 365 with soloists Michael Rector and Sylvia Hong, and Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43.
UW-Green Bay Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band Concert
April 28, 2023, at 7:30 pm
Weidner Center – Cofrin Family HallAdmission: Adults $11, Seniors $6, and free for students.
Scott Wright, former UWGB faculty member and clarinet professor at the University of Kentucky, will return to Green Bay to perform with his former student and current UWGB Clarinet professor Eric Hansen. They will be teaming up to perform as “dueling clarinetists” in a special performance of the Artie Shaw “Concerto” for clarinet. It marks the final concert directed by long-time UWGB Director of Bands Kevin Collins, who will be retiring at the end of this semester.”
UW-Green Bay Opera Workshop with Michaela Rabideau
April 29, 2023, at 2:00pm
Weidner Center – Jean Weidner Theatre
Michaela Rabideau is an operatic soprano originally from Green Bay, Wisconsin. Ms. Rabideau has performed in many operatic productions, including Bernstein’s MASS, La comte Ory, as Princess Lenore in the children’s opera, Many Moons, and most recently, as Giulia in The Gondoliers for the University of South Dakota Opera. In addition to performing, Ms. Rabideau is a graduate teaching assistant at the University of South Dakota, where she teaches voice lessons to undergraduate students.
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About the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
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 Weidner Center has a distinct benefit in being part of a leading institution of higher learning. The Weidner Center is home for UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre and Dance programs, community events and productions, and performances by visiting artists and touring companies. 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. For more information on the Weidner Center, visit www.WeidnerCenter.com and sign up for The Weidner Wire.
About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving more than 9,616 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 95,000 continuing education learners each year. We educate students from pre- college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. UW-Green Bay was the fastest-growing UW school in Wisconsin for six consecutive years. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.