Throughout the month of November, the UW-Whitewater Department of Music will present faculty and student ensemble concerts. Faculty chamber groups include: Whitewater Faculty Brass Quintet, faculty artist, Rachel Wood and friends, and student ensembles Chamber Singers and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, The University Community Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased by calling 262-472-2222, online at tickets.uww.edu, or by visiting the Greenhill Center Box Office or Information Services Desk in the University Center.
The University Community Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble directed by Glenn Hayes will perform in Young Auditorium on November 10th at 3:00 pm. This performance will be the premiere of the Concerto for Horn and Wind Orchestra by Hirokazu Fukushima, featuring UW-Whitewater Horn instructor, Dafydd Bevil. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble will also perform American Overture for Band by Jenkins in honor of the upcoming return to Carnegie Hall. Tickets for this performance are $10.50 general public, $8.50 Over 65, / Under 18, and $6.00 UW-W students.
The Whitewater Faculty Brass Quintet will perform in Light Recital Hall on November 17th at 3:00 pm. This year, Professor Chris Ramaekers will make his debut with the quintet on trumpet. The group also features esteemed faculty members; Jessica Jensen, trumpet, Dafydd Bevil, horn, Mike Dugan, trombone, and John Tuinstra, tuba. The quintet will perform pieces by Shostakovich, Bach, and Edward Gregson to name a few. Tickets for this recital are $10.50 general public, $8.50 Over 65/Under 18, – and $6.00 -UW-W students.
The faculty concert of Rachel Wood, mezzo soprano, will be held in Light Recital Hall on November 23rd at 3:00 pm. The recital is titled, A Clara Schumann Celebration, as this year is her bicentenary. Rachel will perform various lieder by Clara Schumann. She will be joined by other members of the voice faculty, as well as The Whitewater Piano Trio with MyungHee Chung, piano, Benjamin Whitcomb, cello, and Leanne League, violin. Tickets are $10.50 general public, $8.50 Over 65 /Under 18, and $6.00 UW-W students.
Chamber Singers, and Vocal Jazz will perform in Light Recital Hall on November 10th at 7:30 pm. Chamber Singers will be directed by Jon Arnold, and Vocal Jazz by Sharri VanAlstine. This will be their first concert back after their international tour of Germany and Poland. The concert will feature songs such as, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, and a Pentatonix arrangement of I Can’t Help Falling in Love. Tickets are $10.50 General Public, $8.50 Over 65/ Under 18, and $6.00 UW-W students.
Tickets for both Young Auditorium and Light Recital Hall can be purchased by calling 262-472-2222, online at tickets.uww.edu or by visiting the Greenhill Center Box Office Monday-Friday from 8:30 am- 4:00 pm.