College of Arts and Communication

EVENTS

Ticketed events do not require a parking pass. Patrons can park in Lot 1 (corner of Prince & Main Street) starting up to one hour prior to the event without a parking pass.
Non-ticketed events that happen during the week and before 5pm on Friday require that attendees have a parking pass.

Ways to purchase a parking pass are as follows:

  • A visitors pass can be ordered online and printed at home by clicking here.
  • Stop by the Visitors Center building at 826 W. Starin Road, Whitewater, WI 53190. Business hours are 7:30 - 4:30 pm. During non-business hours, attendees can stop by the kiosk located behind the Visitors Center building in the service drive-thru to purchase an hourly, daily or weekly parking permit.

Students can attend any Department of Music event for FREE with the presentation of their HawkCard.


Ticketed Events

Dr. José Valentino Ruiz, flute
September 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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A preeminent leader in music & media, television, global outreach & community development, and education industries, Dr. José Valentino Ruiz is a multi-hyphenate who holds the distinction of being an EMMY® Award Winning, a Latin GRAMMY® Award Winner, Latin GRAMMY® Award Winning album audio engineer and featured artist, a Multi-Latin GRAMMY® Award Nominee, a 52-time DOWNBEAT® Music Award Winner (record holder), the AVA Digital® Award Winner (Gold Medal), a Sony Music recording artist and composer, and an internationally-acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and educator known for his passionate performances, versatility, and fluid expression on the flute, saxophone, bass, piano, and Latin percussion. To date, Dr. Ruiz has performed in 1400+ concerts.

 

Music Mosaics: Faculty Showcase
September 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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This year the Music Mosaics season kicks off with a recital showcasing the entire Department of Music performance faculty! Piano, Voice, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion, and Jazz - even if you are already familiar with the UW-Whitewater Music Department, you will be amazed at the level of playing and the variety of musical styles and approaches.


Non-Ticketed Events

Art and Design Mentor/Mentee Exhibition
September 19 - October 28
Opening Reception: Monday, September 19, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Crossman Gallery, Greenhill Center of the Arts

 

Scholarship & Convocation Awards Ceremony
September 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall

Join the College of Arts and Communication leadership in celebrating the recipients of College and Department scholarships, Dean’s Office Awards for Faculty, Staff, and students, and kick off the new year. Following the awards ceremony there will be a reception in the atrium of the Greenhill Center of the Arts with light bites and refreshments.

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Ticketed Events

Faculty concert: Karen Boe, piano
October 2 at 3:00 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Join pianist Karen Boe in a faculty recital featuring Beethoven’s lyrical “Sonata No. 16 in G major” and Chopin preludes.

 

An Evening of String Chamber Music by Benjamin Whitcomb, cello and Karen Boe, piano
October 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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The UW-Whitewater String Faculty always enjoy inviting other outstanding professional string players to perform some of the world's greatest masterpieces of string chamber music. On Oct. 4, they will perform late 19th-C works by great composers in the Romantic tradition. You won't believe the rich, warm, blended sound that a skilled string chamber music group can produce.

 

Faculty recital: Matthew Onstad, trumpet
October 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Dr. Matthew Onstad will perform a solo recital featuring works by Eris DeJarnett (Midwest Premiere), Eric Ewazen, and John Stevens. Dr. Onstad will be joined by Dr. Shuk-Ki Wong on piano. 

 

Symphonic Wind Ensemble Chamber Music
October 9 at 3:00 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Perfect Wedding by Robin Hawdon
directed by Sara J. Griffin
October 11 – 14 at 7:30 p.m.
October 15 – 16 at 2:00 p.m.
Barnett Theatre
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On the morning of his wedding, Bill wakes up in his honeymoon suite with a dreadful hangover and an unknown woman in his bed. It’s a race against time as he has to either get her out or make up a plausible story before his fiancée and future mother-in law arrive. Desperate times call for desperate measures in this hysterical romp of a love story gone wrong!

 

American Political Women in Song, Rachel Wood, mezzo soprano
October 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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American Political Women in Song is a celebration of notable women in American politics, as told through music. The program will include excerpts from the following works: The Trial of Susan B. Anthony by Steven Mark Kohn; In Eleanor’s Words by Stacy Garrop, and The Long View: A Portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Nine Songs by Patrice Michaels. The program will feature Rachel Wood, mezzo-soprano; Karen Boe, piano; and Eric Loepp, commentary.

 

Faculty concert: Matthew Sintchak, saxophone & Karen Boe, piano
October 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Faculty member Mathew Sintchak will be presenting a saxophone concert featuring a wide variety of styles with faculty member Karen Boe on piano.

 

Jazz I Ensemble
October 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Music Mosaics: Traveling Through Times and Cultures
October 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Experience the timelessness of music that has traveled the world! Join Professor Alena Holmes, her colleagues, and guest artists on the exciting journey of the music from Eastern European and Roman Gypsy cultures. In addition, the concert will feature the world premiere performances of new original works by Professor Holmes.

 

Whitewater Symphony Orchestra
October 23 at 3:00 p.m. in Young Auditorium
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UW-Whitewater Choirs: Meistersingers, Singing Sirens, Concert Choir
October 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Percussion Ensemble
October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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The UW-Whitewater Percussion Ensemble will present a concert of classic works for Percussion Ensemble.

 

Faculty concert: Cristina Ballatori, flute
October 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Dr. Cristina Ballatori performs an eclectic program of favorites from the flute repertoire.

 

Chancellor’s Quartet & Baroque Ensemble
October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Non-Ticketed Events

Art and Design Mentor/Mentee Exhibition
September 19 - October 28
Opening Reception: Monday, September 19, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Crossman Gallery, Greenhill Center of the Arts

Delta Omicron Fall Recital
October 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Fall Horn Festival
October 22 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
For the most up to date information, click here.

Brandon Terwilliger, saxophone
October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Ticketed Events

Whitewater Brass Quintet
November 5 at 1:00 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
tickets.uww.edu  |  262.472.2222

The Whitewater Brass Quintet welcomes Cole Bartels for the Fall 2022 semester for a faculty brass quintet concert. Selections by Victor Ewald. Eric Ewazen, James Stephenson, and more!

 

Sonict Ensemble
November 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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The Sonict Ensemble will be presenting a concert featuring new works written within the last 10 years. The concert will feature faculty and student performers.

 

Baroque Ensemble
November 6 at 1:00 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Chamber Singers & Vocal Jazz
November 6 at 3:00 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Veni, vidi, VC: I came, I saw, and I played the cello - Benjamin Whitcomb, cello
November 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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The repertoire for solo cello is vast and varied. In this concert, Whitcomb will perform a variety of selections from the 20th and 18th C, including works by Reger, Kodaly, Telemann, Britten, and Degi Antonii. What could be better than an evening spent listening to the cello?

 

Jazz II Ensemble
November 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Jazz Combos & Improvisor’s Orchestra
November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Sonict presents guest artist and composer Molly Joyce
November 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Symphonic Wind Ensemble
November 13 at 3:00 p.m. in the Young Auditorium
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Music Mosaics: Jay Craggs & Friends
November 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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Opera Workshop
November 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Light Recital Hall
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University / Community Band
November 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Young Auditorium
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Grounded by George Brant
directed by Bruce Cohen
November 29 – December 2 at 7:30 p.m.
December 3 – 4 at 2:00 p.m.
Hicklin Studio Theatre
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An unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot’s career in the sky. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries begin to blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away. WARNING: Adult Language & Themes.

 


Non-Ticketed Events

Flute Studio Recital
November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Flute Studio Recital
November 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Tanner Engeseth, baritone
November 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Paris Barker, Soprano
November 5 at 3:00 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

BFA Entry and Junior Review
November 14 - November 18
Friends and Family Reception: Monday, November 14, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Crossman Gallery, Greenhill Center of the Arts

Piano Studio
November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Mia Artman, flute
November 20 at 1:00 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Deanna Deal, double bass
November 20 at 3:00 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

BA/BSE Senior Show and Faculty Adjudication
November 28 - December 2
Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 29, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Crossman Gallery, Greenhill Center of the Arts

Johann Botsch, piano
November 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Ticketed Events

Grounded by George Brant
directed by Bruce Cohen
November 29 – December 2 at 7:30 p.m.
December 3 – 4 at 2:00 p.m.
Hicklin Studio Theatre
tickets.uww.edu  |  262.472.2222

An unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot’s career in the sky. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries begin to blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away. WARNING: Adult Language & Themes.

 

Gala Holiday Concert
December 3, pre-concert ensembles at 7:00 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. in Young Auditorium
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Celebrate the sounds of the season with the Gala Holiday Concert. An annual tradition, this event features nearly every student ensemble in the Department of Music, from Whitewater Symphony Orchestra to our percussion ensemble. Ensembles will begin playing at 7:00 p.m. prior to the concert at 7:30 p.m.
All proceeds go towards the Music Scholarship Fund.

 

Saxophone Quartets & Ensembles
December 6 at 7:30 p.m.
tickets.uww.edu  |  262.472.2222

Several saxophone quartets along with the UW-Whitewater Saxophone Ensemble will perform a wide variety of works and styles.

 

Jazz Holiday Concert
December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
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Non-Ticketed Events

BA/BSE Senior Show and Faculty Adjudication
November 28 - December 2
Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 29, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Crossman Gallery, Greenhill Center of the Arts

Morgan Jensen, mezzo soprano
December 4 at 3:00 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Holly Holmberg, piano
December 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

BFA Senior Exhibition
December 5 - December 9
Opening Reception: Tuesday, December 6, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Crossman Gallery, Greenhill Center of the Arts

Voice Studio Recital, Dr. Rachel Wood
December 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Light Recital Hall  |  Program  |  Livestream

Flutiz Navidad
December 10 at 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
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