The UW-Whitewater Music department fills March Madness with live music concerts in the Light Recital Hall in the Greenhill Center of the Arts. There is a wealth of musical events to choose from.
Sunday, March 4 at 3:00 pm in Light Recital Hall – The Whitewater Symphony and Chamber Orchestras perform. The Whitewater Symphony and Chamber Orchestras are conducted by Christopher Ramaekers and the program includes: W.A. Mozart’s Overture to the Magic Flute performed by the Chamber Orchestra; the Symphony Orchestra performs Lars-Erik Larsson’s Concerto for Trombone and Strings, Op. 45, No. 7 with UW-W student Nicholas Abler as the trombone soloist and ends with Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 “Scottish”. Tickets are $5/$4/$3
Sunday, March 11 at 7:30 pm in Light Recital Hall – The Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Chamber Singers perform a concert. The Vocal Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Sharri VanAlstine, will perform Besame Mucho, by Consuelo Velazquez arranged by Paris Rutherford, I Wish by Stevie Wonder arranged by Roger Emerson and Pennies from Heaven by Arthur Johnston arranged by Kriby Shaw. The Chamber Singers pieces will be announced at the performance.
Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 pm in Young Auditorium – The University/Community Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble perform. Both ensembles are under the direction of Glenn Hayes the first half by the University/Community Band includes Mother Earth by Maslanka, Hymn to a Blue Hour by Mackey, Toccata Marziale by Vaughan Williams and The Jig is Up by Kallman. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs the following works in the second half: Overture to Candide by Bernstein, if ever there is tomorrow by Christian Ellenwood, El Salon Mexico by Copeland and Tight Squeeze by Shapiro.
Please check the UW-Campus calendar for many other free student recitals, studios, and ensemble events this month.