College of Arts and Communication

Events

CROSSMAN GALLERY: Annual Juried Student Show

April 5 - 20
Opening reception: April 5 from 5-7 pm; awards presentation at 6 pm

This exhibit involves a competitive process to select outstanding examples of student work in a variety of media. Over $1000 in awards will be given to the top student artists and designers including special recognition in the area of ceramics, metals, drawing, and printmaking.


MUSIC MOSAICS CONCERT: Transitional Variance, Whitewater Brass Quintet
April 7 at 3:00 pm
Light Recital Hall, Greenhill Center of the Arts

After 35 years the winds of change have brought the Whitewater Brass Quintet a new musician; The ensemble welcomes its newest member Dafydd Bevil, horn. Joined by group members Frank Hanson and Jessica Jensen, trumpet; Mike Dugan, trombone; and John Tuinstra, tuba, we hope you'll join us to celebrate their 36th year of music mastery.


MUSIC CONCERT: Whitewater Symphony Orchestra
April 10 at 7:30 pm
Young Auditorium

In addition to performing 2-3 concerts each semester, the Symphony Orchestra tours semi-annually. Repertoire selections focus on standard symphonic masterworks, but include a variety of works from the classical period to modern day. Each year student concerto soloists are selected to perform with the orchestras through the annual concerto competition and members of the music faculty at UW-Whitewater make guest solo appearances with the orchestras.


MUSIC CONCERT: Guest Artist Sonict presents Cosmographie
April 14 at 7:30 pm
Light Recital Hall, Greenhill Center of the Arts

Cosmographie performances convey awareness and inspiration to the audience concerning our eartha nd its environment. These performances bring live music, interactive video, audio mash-ups, poetry, dance, and natural soundscapes into a moving, thought-provoking event.


CROSSMAN GALLERY: BFA Entry and Junior Review
April 29 - May 4
Family and Friends Night: April 29from 5-7 pm
Students will present works for review by Department of Art and Design faculty to determine their eligibility to enter the BFA program and to assess the progress and graduation status of Junior BFA track students.


MUSIC CONCERT: Faculty Concert Music of the Holocaust by Matt Sintchak
April 30 at 7:30 pm
Light Recital Hall, Greenhill Center of the Arts

70 years ago, on January 27th, 1945 the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by the Soviet Red Army troops. About 1.5 million people, most of them Jews, were killed at the infamous camp, but following its liberation approximately 200,000 inmates managed to survive; not without damage, as they remember their family members that did not. Professor Matt Sintchak presents a concert of works exploring the Holocaust as part of Yom HaShoah.


THEATRE/DANCE: Angel Street
May 1 - 4 at 7:30 pm
May 5 at 2:00 pm

By: Patrick Hamilton   
Directed by: Kymberly Mellen  

Victorian tranquility is not what it seems on Angel Street. The suavely handsome Mr. Manningham has slowly been driving his devoted wife to the edge of insanity with overt kindness masking sinister motives. This suspenseful drama uncovers Jack Manningham's subtle plot against Bella; however, Inspector Roughy suspects foul play as he investigates a 15-year-old murder on Angel Street. *Be advised, this play contains themes of psychological abuse.

"Spine chiller" - Broadway World


MUSIC CONCERT: Whitewater Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Orchestra
May 2 at 7:30 pm
Young Auditorium

In addition to performing 2-3 concerts each semester, the Symphony Orchestra tours semi-annually. Repertoire selections focus on standard symphonic masterworks, but include a variety of works from the classical period to modern day. Each year student concerto soloists are selected to perform with the orchestras through the annual concerto competition and members of the music faculty at UW-Whitewater make guest solo appearances with the orchestras.
The Chamber Orchestra is a select string ensemble that performs works fro the Baroque through present day. Membership is open to any student on campus, however an ability to learn repertoire quickly and outside of rehearsal is necessary. The Chamber Orchestra performs in concerts by themselves as well as alongside the Symphony Orchestra, and is occasionally supplemented with minds, brass, and percussion as needed. The Chamber Orchestra also participates in the annual concerto competition which highlights solo talent from among UW-Whitewater music majors.


MUSIC CONCERT: Symphonic Wind Ensemble & the University/Community Band
May 5 at 3:00 pm
Young Auditorium

The UW-Whitewater Symphonic Wind Ensemble is the premiere wind and percussion ensemble on campus. It is open by audition to all qualified students, regardless of major. SWE has distinguished itself internationally, nationally and regionally. Honors include being the first university band from Wisconsin to perform at Carnegie Hall. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble has performed by invitation at conventions of the British Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, College Band Directors National Conference and the National Association of Music Educators. The ensemble re-auditions every semester.


MUSIC CONCERT: Chamber Singers & Vocal Jazz Ensemble
May 5 at 7:30 pm
Light Recital Hall, Greenhill Center of the Arts

The last concert prior to their international tour, the Chamber Singers & Vocal Jazz will perform selections from Bach, Wayne Oquin, and more.


CROSSMAN GALLERY: BFA Exhibition

May 6 - 11
Opening reception: May 6 from 5-7 pm
Students graduating from the Department of Art and Design present their creative work in this group show. The exhibit typically feature works in all fine arts media including painting, drawing, printmaking, book arts, sculpture, metals, ceramics and computer assisted design.


CROSSMAN GALLERY: Senior Show
May 13 - 18
Family and Friends Night: May 13 from 5-7 pm
Students graduating from the Department of Art and Design present their creative work in this group show. The exhibit typically feature works in all fine arts media including painting, drawing, printmaking, book arts, sculpture, metals, ceramics and computer assisted design.