Tag: Music

What’s the Weidner Tea: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite is coming to the Weidner Center, Dec. 12

Kelli and Troy are spilling the tea in another episode of ‘What’s the Weidner Tea?’. In this episode, they talk about the upcoming 6:30 Concert Series: Swing for the Holidays featuring Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite. The show is on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Cofrin Family Hall. All proceeds […]

Reminder: Swing for the Holidays Dec. 12

Enjoy a little Christmas jazz and support UW-Green Bay Music and the (typically) free weekly 6:30 Concert Series by purchasing tickets to “Swing for the Holidays,” Thursday night Dec. 12 at the Weidner Center. The players of the Green Bay Jazz Orchestra and faculty vocalist Courtney Sherman will perform the Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn version […]

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Jan. 18 concert

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Lakeshore Wind Ensemble and Lakeshore Big Band will be performing on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Civic Center in downtown Manitowoc. The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble will feature classical music from Vienna and the Strauss family, including Overture from Fledermaus, Kaiserwaltz, Thunder and Lightning Polka, and Radetzky March. Broadway singer/actress Emily Kosloski […]

UW-Green Bay 6:30 Concert Series Swings for the Holidays with Duke Ellington’s re-imagination of a classic

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Green Bay, Wis.—University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music’s 6:30 Concert Series gets into the holiday spirit with its Swing for the Holidays concert set for 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 12, 2019 in the Cofrin Family Hall UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center. Quickly becoming one of the area’s most anticipated holiday traditions, this year’s program will feature Duke […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ satire and more set free in Green Bay

“A campus production opened Thursday night in University Theater of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a bit of electricity in the air, arcing from the stage. Players sang, danced and acted in eye-catching getups like in a bizarre dark-fantasy dreamscape. Continually heard from knowing quipsters in the hall were remarks on the action and […]

Marinette Campus’ West Shore Chorale to present winter concert ‘Twinkle Twinkle,” Sunday, Dec. 8

The West Shore Chorale will present its winter concert, “Twinkle Twinkle,” on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Herbert L. Williams Theatre at the UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus. The concert will feature pieces about stars and holiday songs about the Christmas Star. Freewill offerings will be accepted. For more information, persons may […]

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Lakeshore Wind Ensemble to present ‘Festival of Christmas’

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Manitowoc, Wis.—The majestic Capitol Civic Centre will resound with joyous music of the holiday season when the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Lakeshore Wind Ensemble presents “Festival of Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is conducted by Associate Prof. of Music, Marc Sackman. Tom Zalaski, WFRV Channel 5 news anchorman, is […]