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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.
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.
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.
The Badger Band is preparing to celebrate the 1970s during the annual Varsity Band Concert, April 19-21.
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.
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.
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.
Jerry Hui could probably make his audience enjoy a root canal.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Within the instrument-strewn classrooms of four regional high schools, University of Wisconsin–Madison musicians are inspiring the next generation of classical performers.
In an effort to provide high-quality professional recordings, the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music will begin the process of offering digital delivery to their current compact disc recordings of faculty and eventually student work.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Concert Choir leaves Madison on Friday, March 11, for a seven-city, five-state tour that stretches from Oberlin, Ohio, to Cambridge, Mass.