6:30 Series presents a Virtual Evening of Miniatures in final concert of the season

Green Bay, Wis.—University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music’s 6:30 Concert Series wraps up Spring 2021 with its annual presentation of a very small consortium: An Evening of Miniatures on Thursday, May 6, 2021. This virtual concert is a prerecorded collection of compositions performed in Fort Howard Hall in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts premiering at 6:30 PM on UW-Green Bay Music’s YouTube Channel.

Out of concern for public health and in keeping the University’s current policy on public performances due to COVID-19, there will be no in-person attendance. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcomed and can be made via UW-Green Bay Music’s website.

This concert features an ensemble of UW-Green Bay Music Faculty and Friends preforming pieces of music from all over the world that consist of 100 notes or fewer or last one minute of less. UW-Green Bay Music Professor Michelle McQuade Dewhirst reviews submissions from all over the world and collaborates with her colleagues to choose the works featured in the concert.

“I’m always fascinated to see how composers work within the constraints of the miniature. Some composers took this opportunity to grapple with the tumultuous events of the past year, and we’re proud to feature our favorites during this performance,” McQuade Dewhirst.

Additional information about 6:30 Concerts Series and upcoming events available at https://www.uwgb.edu/music/6-30-concert-series/ or by emailing 630concertseries@uwgb.edu.

About the 6:30 Concert Series

The 6:30 Concert Series is designed to connect the campus with the community through the exploration of music. Performances feature insightful presentations by performers, composers and special guests. The series offers new perspectives on diverse styles, often exploring the music from multiple angles. All performances take place at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, begin at 6:30 PM, and last between 60 and 90 minutes.

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 Center is a 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, 920-465-2726, 800-895-0071, or follow ‘Weidner Center for the Performing Arts’ on Facebook, Twitter (@WeidnerCenter) and Instagram (@weidnercenter).

About UW-Green Bay

Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 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. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest-growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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Tonight! Michelle McQuade Dewhirst | The Next Big Thing

The Weidner Center is proud to present the next No Reservations speaker, Dr. Michelle McQuade Dewhirst | The Next Big Thing: Connecting Through Music in Spite of Everything.

Michelle McQuade Dewhirst is a composer, horn player, and Professor of Music at UW-Green Bay and in this upcoming event will discuss how the pandemic has forced musicians to find new ways to connect in a time of crisis. Live Q&A to Follow.

Streaming Live 4/15/2021 | 6:30 PM
Weidner Center’s YouTube Channel

 

Weidner Philharmonic plans outdoor concert | News, Sports, Jobs – The Daily news

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is heading to the Green Bay Botanical Garden to bring Weidner Philharmonic back to the stage as its members perform “Walton’s Facade: An Entertainment” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in the Billie Kress Amphitheatre.This concert will mark the Weidner Center’s first in-person live performance in more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: Weidner Philharmonic plans outdoor concert | News, Sports, Jobs – The Daily news

6:30 Concert: ‘No Reservations’ is streaming live, Thursday, April 15

The Next Best Thing: Connecting Through Music in Spite of Everything  with Michelle McQuade Dewhirst is the next 6:30 Concert.

The pandemic has forced musicians to rethink the ways in which they relate to their audiences and to each other. In this talk, McQuade Dewhirst discusses pieces she has written in the past year for musicians who are finding new ways to connect in a time of crisis. She is a composer, horn player and Professor of Music at UW-Green Bay.

Streaming live April 15, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. on the Weidner Center’s YouTube Channel.

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: ‘Adam Gaines: Trumpet and Electronics’ DYI-plus in Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The COVID-19 pandemic has shut doors and opened others.The latter involves creativity, such as “Adam Gaines: Trumpet and Electronics.”The music professor’s online presentation “is anything but just another trumpet recital,” he notes before any note is played.Adam Gaines is a member of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music faculty, an adventuresome outfit. One of its explorations is the “6:30 Concert Series,” which in normal times performs live and in-person in Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on campus.This no-so-normal year, Adam Gaines took his opportunity for a spot in the series and ran with it.

Source: Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: ‘Adam Gaines: Trumpet and Electronics’ DYI-plus in Green Bay

Virtual concert Monday at UW-GB | The Daily News

Gaines’ performance presents a multimedia exploration of music for trumpet and electronics. The program will feature original, genre-bending compositions written by Gaines and set to an eclectic video accompaniment. The performance will be followed by a live session for questions.

Source: Virtual concert Monday at UW-GB | The Daily News

Reminder: Adam Gaines on Trumpet & Electronics in Tonight’s 6:30 Concert

Join UW-Green Bay Music’s Adam Gaines in a multimedia exploration of music for trumpet and electronics. This genre-bending program features original work by Professor Gaines set to an eclectic video accompaniment and will be followed by a live Q&A session.

The 6:30 Concert will stream on April 5, 2021 beginning at 6:30 p.m. on UWGB Music’s YouTube channel. Questions for the post-concert Q&A may be submitted in the comments of the YouTube livestream or via email at 630concertseries@uwgb.edu.

About the 6:30 Concert Series:
The 6:30 Concert Series is designed to connect the campus with the community through the exploration of music. Performances feature insightful presentations by performers, composers, and special guests. The series offers new perspectives on diverse styles, often exploring music from multiple angles. The 6:30 Concert Series is free and open to the public.

Reminder: 6:30 Concert Series with Adam Gaines next week

Join UW-Green Bay Music’s Adam Gaines in a multimedia exploration of music for trumpet and electronics. The program features original, genre-bending compositions by Prof. Gaines set to an eclectic video accompaniment, and will be followed by a live Q&A session.

The 6:30 Concert will stream on April 5 beginning at 6:30pm on the UWGB Music’s YouTube channel. Questions for the post-concert Q&A may be submitted in the comments of the YouTube livestream, or via email at 630concertseries@uwgb.edu.

Upcoming virtual events at the Weidner Center: Brass Differential is March 27

Brass Differential will headline UW-Green Bay Music’s Jazz Fest 51 with a virtual concert in Cofrin Family Hall. Brass Differential is Green Bay’s premier party band with a unique sound steeped in New Orleans tradition of musical styles, including jazz, blues, funk, R&B, soul, and hip-hop, among others.

Streaming Live March 27 | 7:30 p.m.

6:30 Concert Series: Trumpet & Electronics
UW-Green Bay Music’s 6:30 Concert Series continues with Adam Gaines | Trumpet and Electronics: The program features original, genre-bending compositions by Gaines set to an eclectic video accompaniment; live Q&A to follow.

Streaming Live April 5 | 6:30 p.m.

No Reservations Speaker Series
The Weidner Center is proud to present the next No Reservations speaker, Michelle McQuade Dewhirst | The Next Big Thing: Connecting Through Music in Spite of Everything. Michelle McQuade Dewhirst is a composer, horn player, and Professor of Music at UW Green Bay and in this upcoming event will discuss how the pandemic has forced musicians to find new ways to connect in a time of crisis.

Streaming Live April 15| 6:30 p.m.

Weidner Philharmonic String Quartet: Virtual Concert
A Virtual Concert featuring string musicians of the Weidner PhilharmonicConcert repertoire includes pieces from Henry Purcell, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Florence Price, and Michelle McQuade Dewhirst.

Streaming Live April 20 | 7:00 p.m.

All events are streamed via the Weidner Center Youtube Channel.

 

Adam Gaines Presents Trumpet and Electronics Concert for 6:30 Series, April 5

Green Bay, Wis.—University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music’s 6:30 Concert Series continues virtually with Trumpet and Electronics, featuring Prof. Adam Gaines on Monday, April 5, 2021. This virtual concert will stream live from Fort Howard Hall in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts at 6:30 p.m. on UW-Green Bay Music’s YouTube Channel.

Out of concern for public health and in keeping the University’s current policy on public performances due to COVID-19, there will be no in-person attendance. The concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcomed and can be made via UW-Green Bay Music’s website.

This performance by Gaines presents a multimedia exploration of music for trumpet and electronics. The program will feature original, genre-bending compositions written by Gaines and set to an eclectic video accompaniment. The performance will be followed by a live Q&A session.

Adam Gaines is an associate professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. In addition to teaching the trumpet studio, Gaines directs jazz ensembles, teaches jazz history courses and works with music technology. Gaines has performed as a soloist in his native Kentucky, as well as throughout the U.S and internationally. In the Green Bay area, he can be heard performing with Brass Differential, which will be performing at the Cofrin Family Hall in the Weidner Center on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. for Jazz Fest.

Additional information about the 6:30 Concerts Series and upcoming events are available at https://www.uwgb.edu/music/6-30-concert-series/ or by emailing 630concertseries@uwgb.edu.

About the 6:30 Concert Series

The 6:30 Concert Series is designed to connect the campus with the community through the exploration of music. Performances feature insightful presentations by performers, composers and special guests. The series offers new perspectives on diverse styles, often exploring the music from multiple angles. All performances take place at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, begin at 6:30 p.m. and last between 60 and 90 minutes.

About the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts

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 Center is a 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, 920-465-2726, 800-895-0071, or follow ‘Weidner Center for the Performing Arts’ on Facebook, Twitter (@WeidnerCenter) and Instagram (@weidnercenter).

About UW-Green Bay

Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 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. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest-growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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