Tag School of Music
UW-Madison Javanese concert features four guest artistsApril 24, 2012
This spring's annual concert of music and dance by the UW–Madison Javanese Gamelan Ensemble and dancers will feature a solo dance by Valerie Mau Vetter of Grinnell College, a group dance by members of the Javanese dance class taught by Peggy Choy of the Dance Department and a wide variety of gamelan music.
Harbison, Haydn and Franck close UW Pro Arte Quartet centennial seasonApril 9, 2012
To American composer John Harbison, the string quartet is a malleable model that deserves creative exploration.
Chicago-based Lincoln Trio performs at UW–MadisonApril 5, 2012
The Guest Artist Series at the School of Music hosts its final residency of the 2011-12 season with the Lincoln Trio, performing on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Morphy Hall. Admission is free.
Choral Union, Symphony Orchestra perform Verdi’s “Requiem” at Overture CenterMarch 28, 2012
For nearly 120 years, the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Choral Union has been preparing and performing major choral works for university and area audiences.
Woodwind-piano duo competition winners to perform March 25March 23, 2012
The School of Music’s annual woodwind-piano duo competition was held last Sunday and the judges named two winning duos and a third with honorable mention.
Badger Varsity Band and “Dukes of Hazzard” star celebrate the 1970sMarch 22, 2012
The Badger Band is preparing to celebrate the 1970s during the annual Varsity Band Concert, April 19-21.
Celebrating music from Latin America and the Iberian PeninsulaFebruary 27, 2012
The School of Music's piano department, in association with the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies program, is staging "Carnival: Celebrating Music from Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula" on Saturday, March 3 at noon in Morphy Recital Hall.
UW-Madison explores creation of College of the ArtsFebruary 16, 2012
For the first time in several decades, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is considering the addition of a new college, the College of the Arts.
Airport exhibit marks centennial of Pro Arte Quartet, Wisconsin IdeaFebruary 15, 2012
The history of the University of Wisconsin's Pro Arte String Quartet and the Wisconsin Idea, both of which turn a record-breaking 100 years old this year, will be told through a public exhibit beginning Thursday, March 1, in the entry lobby of the Dane County Regional Airport.
New work, new audiences for innovative School of Music projectJanuary 19, 2012
Jerry Hui could probably make his audience enjoy a root canal.
School of Music hosts ‘Double Reed Day’ on Jan. 14December 28, 2011
Each year, something a little out of the ordinary happens at the School of Music to launch the new year when oboists and bassoonists from miles around gather to enjoy an afternoon and evening devoted to the practice and performance of their instruments.
Schoenfield composition highlights second Pro Arte Quartet concertNovember 15, 2011
Google the word “freilach” and you will find that it means “happy” or “joyful,” especially in relationship to music. American composer Paul Schoenfield says the Yiddish word also describes his recently composed “Three Rhapsodies for Piano Quintet,” commissioned by the UW Pro Arte Quartet as part of its 100-year anniversary celebration currently underway.
Percussion groups from South Korea, U.S. perform at Mills HallNovember 1, 2011
The Guest Artist Series at the School of Music presents the Academy Percussion Ensemble from South Korea and the U.S.-based Galaxy Percussion Group on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. in Mills Hall.
CD released with work of music professorOctober 27, 2011
“C’e la Luna Questa Sera?”, a work by Laura Schwendinger, professor of Composition in the School of Music, is featured on a newly released Cedille CD, “Notable Women,” with the Lincoln Trio.
Pro Arte Quartet turns 100, celebrates with new commissions, free concerts, lecturesOctober 6, 2011
To celebrate its centennial year, the Pro Arte Quartet has commissioned original works from four contemporary composers, all of which will be given their world premieres during the 2011-12 season.
New faculty eager to make their markSeptember 23, 2011
Some come directly from graduate school; some come from established careers at major universities. All of the new faculty members at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are excited to get to work.
Choral Union presents ‘Elijah’April 14, 2011
The Madison Choral Union was established in 1893, and from the beginning its vision was to be more than a group getting together for casual sing-a-longs. The organizers had grander things in mind.
Beethoven Piano Competition winners perform SaturdayApril 6, 2011
The School of Music's annual Beethoven Piano Competition took place on April 2, and three winners emerged from a field of nine entrants - Hallie Houge, Margaret Runaas and Jeongmin Lee.
Juilliard String Quartet violist to perform with UW–Madison’s Pro Arte QuartetApril 4, 2011
Samuel Rhodes, who has been the violist in the Juilliard String Quartet since 1969, will perform with the Pro Arte Quartet for the Faculty Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, in Mills Hall.
UW-Madison musicians mentor area high-schoolersMarch 17, 2011
Within the instrument-strewn classrooms of four regional high schools, University of Wisconsin–Madison musicians are inspiring the next generation of classical performers.