‘Beginnings’ by Tomás Dominguez, tenor, will be performed at Weidner Center on Sunday (May 12)

Presented by UW-Green Bay Music, Associate Lecturer Tomás Dominguez (Music), a classically trained tenor, will give a recital that features the “beginnings” of works by Fauré, Dvorak, Mozart, Richard Adler, Michael Torke and Bernstein. Dominguez will be joined by Pam Heiser, piano and Victoria Dominguez, Connor Zuber, Linda Feldman and Aleksandr Gerhartz. This recital will take place at the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 2 p.m. This is a free event. Learn more.

Next 6:30 concert: Maria Murawska Piano Recital set for Monday, Oct. 29

Prof. Maria Murawska (Music), a concert pianist visiting from the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, Poland, will be performing a program of piano selections by Fredrick Chopin on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center as a part of the 6:30 Concert Series. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more.

 

Reminder: Free saxophone recital at Weidner Center on Monday, Oct. 8

Anna Marie Wytko, soprano and alto saxophones, will be performing at the Weidner Center on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wytko has performed worldwide and has presented extensive concerto, solo and chamber music performances throughout Europe, North America, South America, Mexico and Canada. This performance is free. Learn more.

Free saxophone recital to take place at Weidner Center on Monday, Oct. 8

Anna Marie Wytko, soprano and alto saxophones, will be performing at the Weidner Center on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wytko has performed worldwide and has presented extensive concerto, solo and chamber music performances throughout Europe, North America, South America, Mexico and Canada. This performance is free. Learn more.

Anna Marie Wytko, Photo
Anna Marie Wytko

Music students to take stage for annual Honors Recital

GREEN BAY – From vocalists to saxophone players, some of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s finest student musicians will take the stage 2 p.m. Saturday Feb. 13 during the annual Music Student Honors Recital in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center. The concert is free and open to the public.

UW-Green Bay faculty members choose honors recital students each fall during a juried selection process. A reception will follow the annual concert, with family members, former high school instructors and UW-Green Bay music faculty members among those attending.

Students performing:

  • Acacia Angelo, Phillips, soprano (vocalist); student of Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston; Price County Review
  • Ashley Bucholtz, Dale, soprano (vocalist); student of Associate Prof. Courtney Sherman; Post Crescent
  • Ashley Gutting, Mason City, IA, mezzo-soprano (vocalist); student of Meredith Livingston; Globe Gazette
  • Matt Hillman, Appleton, guitar; student of Associate Prof. Stefan Hall; Appleton Post Crescent
  • Kelton Jennings, Poynette, saxophone; student of Associate Prof. John Salerno; Poynette Press
  • Ryan Loining, Pulaski, trumpet; student of Associate Prof. Adam Gaines; Pulaski News
  • Lauren Paul, Evansville, mezzo-soprano (vocalist); student of Sherman; The Evansville Review
  • Rissel Peguero, Green Bay, piano; student of Assistant Prof. Michael Rector; Green Bay Press Gazette
  • Heather Roberts, Florence, soprano (vocalist); student of Meredith Livingston; The Florence Mining News
  • Nicholas Saldaña, Green Bay, piano; student of Rector; Green Bay Press Gazette
  • Nicholas Schommer, West Bend, baritone (vocalist); student of Sherman; West Bend Daily News

The Student Honors Recital is the 13th UW-Green Bay Music event of the 2015-16 season. UW-Green Bay is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. More information is available online at www.uwgb.edu/music.

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Meredith Livingston is leavin’ on a jet plane… for Brazil

UW-Green Bay Music Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston will be heading to the University of Sao Paulo-Ribeirao Preto Brasil, for her third Fulbright invitation to perform and teach on their campus May 22 through June 5. She will be presenting a lecture-recital on American music theater on Tuesday, May 27, at SENAC, a language school for 150 Brazilian students learning English, and also at the USP-RP campus on June 1. Her teaching responsibilities will include Italian, French, and German diction for singers with an emphasis on English Diction for Singers and vocal health. Meredith’s trip is being supported by the William J. Fulbright Commission, Washington, D.C.
 

Student recital is noon Friday

A Student Convocation Recital will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Friday (May 8) in the University Theatre. The performances are free and open to all — if you have only a part of your lunch hour to share, feel free to stop by for only a portion of the program. Students taking part:

• Rebekah Erdman, clarinet Kyle Sweeney, piano; Canzonetta by Gabriel Pierné
• Ryan Dummer, baritone, James Letellier, piano; “See the raging flames,” Handel’s Joshua
• Jamie Rodgers, marimba, Lisa Ford, vibraphone; Light as a Feather by Roland Stolk
• Sydney St.Clair, soprano, Ryan Dummer, piano ; Se tu m’ami by Alessandro Parisotti
• Sabrena Koren, soprano, Grant Colburn, piano; If I Loved You, Carousel by Richard Rodgers
• Brittney Koerner, soprano, Grant Colburn, piano; Je Te Veux by Erik Satie
• Samantha Gulino, soprano, Grant Colburn, piano; The Daisies by Samuel Barber
 

Reminder: Music’s Hansen, Mace to perform joint recital Feb. 7

Associate Prof. Eric Hansen and Lecturer Abigail Mace will join forces for a clarinet-piano faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center. There is no charge to attend the concert, which will feature works from a variety of composers and timeframes. For more on both musicians, and on what you might hear during their show, see our press release.

Music faculty members Hansen, Mace to perform clarinet, piano recital Feb. 7

UW-Green Bay Music will present its first faculty recital of spring semester 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

The concert will feature Associate Prof. Eric Hansen on clarinet and Lecturer Abigail Mace on piano. It is free and open to the public.

The recital will begin with Première Sonate for Clarinet and Piano by 18th century composer François Devienne, then continue with Dance Preludes by 20th century composer Witold Lutoslawski. Following a brief intermission, Hansen and Mace will perform Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1 by well-known 19th century composter Johannes Brahms. They will conclude with Solo De Concours by André Messager (1853-1929)
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Hansen, a native of Wyoming, is the clarinet instructor at UW-Green Bay. He is a dedicated teacher and active performer of solo, chamber and large ensemble music. Hansen has co-authored a clarinet method book, “Extreme Clarinet,” which focuses on the development of advanced techniques including multiple articulation, circular breathing and extreme upper-register tone control. His expertise ranges from standard classical music to advanced contemporary music, and he has performed across the United States and internationally. Hansen holds a Master of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of Kentucky; a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Arizona State University; and a Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance, also from Arizona State.

Pianist Mace is a specialist in baroque music who also performs on harpsichord and fortepiano. She completed studies in early music at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague on a Fulbright Fellowship and has performed with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Jeanne Lamon. Mace’s award-winning doctoral lecture recital, “From Venice to Weimar: Italian Influences in the Keyboard Toccatas of J. S. Bach, BWV 910-916” was presented at the UW-Green Bay 360° Thursdays lecture-concert series during fall semester 2013. Mace is returning to her hometown after earning a Doctor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Music degree from Vanderbilt University.

UW-Green Bay is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. More information is available at www.uwgb.edu/music.

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