March 15, 2011
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.
March 7, 2011
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.
February 10, 2011
Using instruments such as a junked automobile and the "sonic canvas" of a concert hall itself, the American Composers Orchestra wants to re-imagine the scope of a modern orchestra. Next month at New York's Carnegie Hall, the ensemble will fuse light and sound in a major new work by a University of Wisconsin–Madison composer.
November 22, 2010
The New York City firm of Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture, in association with Madison, Wis.-based Strang Inc., has been selected by the state of Wisconsin to design the new University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music Performance Center.
September 30, 2010
As a pianist, composer, arranger, educator and humanitarian, Mary Lou Williams (1910-81) gained a sterling reputation among her jazz peers. But to many outsiders, even jazz fans, she remained unknown and underappreciated. Her 1976 visit to the University of Wisconsin–Madison brought her work alive, but few pictures or recordings remain.
April 13, 2010
The annual Varsity Band Concert returns to the Kohl Center Thursday-Saturday, April 15-17, with all its usual pyrotechnics, thunder and brass. This year's performance brings much more, however.
March 10, 2010
Some 300 middle- and high-school band members from Mount Horeb, Wis., will come to the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus on Wednesday, March 17, for a morning of musical instruction and collaboration in a musical March madness.
September 8, 2009
On his recent whistle-stop "Arts in Crisis" tour, the Kennedy Center's Michael Kaiser bemoaned how much more money goes into training artists to be good artists than to be good managers of their own careers.
June 29, 2009
Study with virtuosos and early music vocal masters, and perform period music at the Madison Early Music Festival July 11-18.
May 14, 2009
Though he can't tell you exactly why he began playing the tuba, other than it was a challenge, Tom Curry can assure you of his passion for music and incorporating it into today's culture.
May 12, 2009
A University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music professor will be honored with one of four awards presented at the 2009 Wisconsin History Makers Gala on Wednesday, May 27, at Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel.
March 24, 2009
A University of Wisconsin–Madison associate professor recently was honored with a music award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
March 9, 2009
The Science, Arts and Humanities Program of the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will present its inaugural concert, "Concert at Chemistry," at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, in Room 1315 of the Daniels Chemistry Building, 1101 University Ave.
February 11, 2009
When other 11-year-olds were out doing whatever 11-year-olds did in 1960, Bill Farlow could be found in the library in El Paso, Texas, head buried in an opera score, following along to the music as he listened to the recording. “I had watched old opera movies on television, and El Paso had a fine symphony and opera. I started learning about opera 50 years ago and it took,” says Farlow.
January 28, 2009
For the School of Music, the key to connecting with the Madison community lies within the keys of a piano.
January 28, 2009
The Faculty Concert Series at the School of Music presents guitarist Javier Calderón at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5, in Mills Hall. Calderón has chosen works by Bach and Spanish and Latin-American composers for his solo recital.
January 22, 2009
If Stephanie Jutt has her way, there will be no more starving artists who sacrifice well-being to make art.
September 16, 2008
Two anonymous donors have made a commitment of $20 million in support of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music's future Performance Center on the northwest corner of University Avenue and Lake Street.
September 4, 2008
A campus memorial service will be held in memory of Lindsey Plank, Dan Myers and Richard Putze, UW–Madison students who died in an Aug. 27…
August 29, 2008
Memorial services have been scheduled for two of the UW–Madison students killed in a car accident during the early morning hours of Aug. 27.