Chancellor Alexander to be a guest performer with Weidner Philharmonic, May 23

The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce that UW-Green Bay Chancellor Michael Alexander will be a special guest performer with the Weidner Philharmonic’s performance of Walton’s Façade: An Entertainment Live at the Green Bay Botanical Garden on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 3 p.m.

Tickets for the concert are on sale now at WeidnerCenter.com, TicketStarOnline.com, and by calling Ticket Star at 1-800-895-0071.

Façade is an essential tongue in cheek classic featuring an exciting series of poems by Edith Sitwell, with instrumentals composed by William Walton.

Chancellor Alexander previously performed with the Weidner Philharmonic conducting Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man at the symphony orchestra’s very first concert in September 2019.

Weidner Center Announces Events for May 2021 | Broadway World Appleton

The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts presents digital and outdoor events for May 2021. Upcoming events include Weidner Philharmonic Live at the Green Bay Botanical Garden, as well as a mix of livestream and pre-recorded concerts presented by the Weidner Center in partnership with UW-Green Bay’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS).

Source: Weidner Center Announces Events for May 2021 | Broadway World Appleton

Weidner Center’s first in-person concert in more than a year will be outside at Green Bay Botanical Garden | Green Bay Press-Gazette

The Weidner Center’s first in-person concert in more than a year will come this spring at Green Bay Botanical Garden. The Weidner Philharmonic will perform “Walton’s Facade: An Entertainment” at 3 p.m. May 23 at the garden’s Billie Kress Amphitheater, 2600 Larsen Road.

Source: Weidner Center’s first in-person concert in more than a year will be outside at Green Bay Botanical Garden | Green Bay Press-Gazette

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

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: UWGB Jazz Fest 51 thrives on a Green Bay-bred vibe | WFRV

“This is very weird, playing to no one,” said Bill Hill, trombonist/frontman for Brass Differential, the band for the night. “But it’s a thrill to be here.” Later, he said, “The space is absolutely stunning.”

Source: Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: UWGB Jazz Fest 51 thrives on a Green Bay-bred vibe | WFRV

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.

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: No cubby holes in ‘Sustainable Voices’ concert in Green Bay

An important word in the stack is “University.” This was a concert of learning and exploration and consideration and… and… musical notes put together in ways that never hit the Billboard Top 10. The notes were built for elevated considerations and concerns, the stuff secondary (and beyond) education is about.

Source: Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: No cubby holes in ‘Sustainable Voices’ concert in Green Bay | WFRV

Celebrity chef Alton Brown is coming back to Weidner Center to whip up some ‘Beyond the Eats’ fun

Food Network star, celebrity chef and food scientist Alton Brown is hitting the road this fall with his “Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats” tour and will be whipping up some fun at the Weidner Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Green Bay is the second stop on a 24-city tour that also includes a visit to the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee the following night.

Source: Celebrity chef Alton Brown is coming back to Weidner Center to whip up some ‘Beyond the Eats’ fun | Green Bay Press Gazette

Weidner Center March digital programs

The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts presents digital events for March 2021. Upcoming events include a mix of livestream and pre-recorded concerts and speaking engagements presented by the Weidner Center with UW-Green Bay, and STEAM Engine partners.

Out of concern for public health, all programs will be presented virtually with no in-person attendance.

List of Upcoming Weidner Center Digital Events:

6:30 Concert Series: UW-Green Bay Music’s concert series returns with Sustainable Voices – A Musical Exploration of Ecological Sustainability, a collaboration with Common CAHSS. Streaming live UW-Green Bay Music’s YouTube Channel on March 8, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

STEAM Engine XIV: This speaker series showcasing presentations on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics will be livestreamed simultaneously on the Weidner Center’s and STEAM Engine’s YouTube Channels on March 11, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

 STEAM Engine XIV – Theme: Resilience

Pegasis: A virtual concert performed by local Green Bay WAMI (Wisconsin Artistic Music Industry) nominated artist, Pegasis, known for tight harmonies, inventive arrangements, and engaging lyricism. This event will stream live on the Weidner Center’s YouTube Channel March 18, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

No Reservations: This speaker series presented by UW-Green Bay’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) continues with Dr. Jon Shelton presenting: The Rise and Fall of the Human Capital Myth. This event will be livestreamed on the Weidner Center’s YouTube Channel on March 23, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Additional Information for upcoming digital events available at WeidnerCenter.com.