College of Arts and Communication

EVENTS

Tickets for events in the fall will go on sale in early September at tickets.uww.edu


Ticketed Events

Guest Artist: Ancora String Quartet
September 12 @ 3:00 pm  | tickets.uww.edu
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The Ancora String Quartet, based in Madison, Wisconsin. The instrumentalists have performed across the United States and Europe and include UW-Whitewater faculty member Benjamin Whitcomb, cello, Wes Luke, violin, Robin Ryan, violin, and Marika Fischer Hoyt, viola.

 

Music Mosaics: My Favorite Pieces, MyungHee Chung, piano
September 19 @ 3:00 pm  | tickets.uww.edu
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Join Dr. Chung for a musical journey on the keys through her favorite performance pieces.

 

Sonict presents guest artist Ogni Suono
September 28 @ 7:30 pm  | tickets.uww.edu
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Formed by American saxophonists Noa Even and Phil Pierick in 2010, Ogni Suono is committed to expanding and promoting repertoire for saxophone duo by commissioning and performing new works. Ogni Suono has appeared on concert series such as Permutations (New York), Journeys in Sound (Boston), Frequency (Chicago), Sonic Circuits (Washington, DC) Outpost (University of California-Riverside), Switchboard Presents (San Francisco), nienteForte (New Orleans), Interference (Flagstaff), and SONICT (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater). The duo’s international performances include a 2019 tour through China and Taiwan, the inaugural Singapore Saxophone Symposium, Romanian-American Musical Days Festival in Sibiu (Romania), Berlin University of the Arts, Felicja Blumental Music Center in Tel Aviv, Night of the Museums Festival in Budapest, and World Saxophone Congresses in Scotland and France.


Non Ticketed Events

Student Recital: Lindsi Starrett, soprano
September 11 @ 7:30 pm
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Student Recital: Miranda Johnson, horn and Lily Freeman
September 26 @ 3:00 pm
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Ticketed Events

Symphonic Wind Ensemble
October 3 @ 3:00 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
Young Auditorium

The UW-Whitewater Symphonic Wind Ensemble is the premiere wind and percussion ensemble on campus. The group has distinguished itself internationally, nationally, and regionally; honors include being the first university band from Wisconsin to perform at Carnegie Hall.

 

Music Mosaics: A Celebration of Bach Arias, Vocal faculty
October 10 @ 3:00 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
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UW-Whitewater vocal faculty will perform a full program of arias by J.S. Bach with obbligato instruments.

 

THEATRE PRODUCTION: A Place With The Pigs by Athol Fugard
October 12 - 15 @ 7:30 pm & October 16 @ 2:00 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
Barnett Theatre

Based on an absurd but true story and directed by Bruce Cohen, this poignant and sometimes hilarious tale is about a Russian soldier who deserted during World War II and spent ten years hiding in his pigsty. As the play begins, Pavel Ivanovitch is preparing to rejoin the world and throw himself on the mercy of his countrymen… Will Pavel Ivanovitch ever be able to leave the pigsty, or is it his only safe haven?

 

Whitewater Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Orchestra
October 24 @ 3:00 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
Young Auditorium

The Whitewater Symphony Orchestra is the flagship orchestra at UW-Whitewater. WSO is a full orchestra and includes woodwinds, brass, percussion, and strings. 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.

 

Faculty Concert: Cristina Ballatori, flute with guest artist Kevin Chance
October 28 @ 7:30 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
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Faculty Cristina Ballatori will perform works from her repertoire with guest artist Kevin Chance.


Non-Ticketed Events

Jazz I Ensemble
October 5 @ 7:30pm
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Student Recital: Jacob Krueger, baritone & Erik Schmitt, cello
October 9 @ 1:00 pm
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Student Recital: Selena Esquivel, clarinet
October 23 @ 3:00 pm
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Meistersingers, Singing Sirens, Concert Choir
October 24 @ 7:30 pm
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Delta Omicron Recital
October 26 @ 7:30 pm
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Ticketed Events

Music Mosaics: Jazz Faculty
November 2 @ 7:30 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
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Jazz up your November with an evening of new and original music by faculty member Michael Hackett accompanied by fellow guest artists.

 

Symphonic Wind Ensemble
November 7 @ 3:00 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
Young Auditorium

The UW-Whitewater Symphonic Wind Ensemble is the premiere wind and percussion ensemble on campus. The group has distinguished itself internationally, nationally, and regionally; honors include being the first university band from Wisconsin to perform at Carnegie Hall.

 

Chamber Singers & Vocal Jazz
November 7 @ 7:30 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
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The UW-Whitewater Chamber Singers and Vocal Jazz Ensemble come together for a concert with a wide repertoire. Featuring works ranging from Renaissance madrigals, to contemporary jazz, pop, and Broadway, to masterworks of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, to music composed within the last several years, both ensembles are comprised of both music majors and non majors from across campus.

 

Sonict Ensemble
November 12 @ 7:30 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
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THEATRE PRODUCTION: She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen
November 15 - 19 @ 7:30 pm & November 20 - 21 @ 2:00 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
Hicklin Studio Theatre

Directed by Sara J. Griffin, jump into the world of fantasy role-playing games in this comedic romp! In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres and 90s pop culture, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.


Non Ticketed Events

Percussion Ensemble
November 4 @ 7:30 pm
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Student Recital: Traci Pinzon, flute
November 6 @ 3:00 pm
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Student Recital: Abigail Rago, flute
November 6 @ 7:30 pm
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Jazz II Ensemble
November 9 @ 7:30 pm
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Jazz Combos
November 11 @ 7:30 pm
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Flute Studio #1
November 16 @ 7:30 pm
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Flute Studio #2
November 18 @ 7:30 pm
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Saxophone Quartet
November 19 @ 7:30 pm
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Student Recital: Molly Wanless, soprano
November 20 @ 3:00 pm
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Student Recital: Alexis Nungaray, soprano
November 20 @ 7:30 pm
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Alumni Orchestra
November 21 @ 7:30 pm
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Ticketed Events

Sonict Composers
December 2 @ 7:30 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
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Gala Benefit Concert
December 4 @ 7:00 pm  |  tickets.uww.edu
Young Auditorium

An annual tradition, the Department of Music presents the Gala Benefit Concert. Now more than ever, we are profoundly grateful for music and the promise of performing live for audiences again. The Gala concert features works from every student ensemble in the department, from the Whitewater Symphony Orchestra to the Clarinet Ensemble. All proceeds benefit the Music Department Scholarship fund which allows the department to recognize students for their talents and academic excellence. While the event is being planned for live audiences, safety protocols will be in place and if necessary, the event will move to a digital format.


Non Ticketed Events

Student Recital: Student Trio (Dawson Babcock, Noah McKay, Jimmy Karolek)
December 5 @ 1:00 pm
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Student Recital: Holly Holmberg, piano
December 5 @ 3:00 pm
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University/Community Band
December 5 @ 5:00 pm
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Student Recital: Enrique Chambers, flute
December 7 @ 7:30 pm
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Jazz Combos Holiday Concert
December 9 @ 7:30 pm
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Wood Studio Recital
December 10 @ 7:30 pm
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