6:30 Concert Series

The 6:30 Concert Series is designed to connect the campus with the community through the exploration of music. Performances feature insightful presentations by performers, composers, and special guests. The series offers new perspectives on diverse styles, often exploring the music from multiple angles.

This series in funded in part by a grant from the Green Bay Public Arts Commission.

All Performances
  • Take place in the Weidner Center
  • Begin at 6:30 PM
  • Last between 60 and 90 minutes
  • Events are free and open to the public (excluding the December 12 concert); donations are gladly accepted.
September 19, 2018

Fort Howard Hall

Lydia Frumkin, piano

Pianist Lydia Frumkin is Professor Emerita at the Oberlin College Conservatory and faculty member of the Washington Conservatory of Music. Her performance will feature the piano music of Franz Schubert.

Lydia Frumkin will offer a master class in Fort Howard Hall on Tuesday, September 18 from 4-6 PM. This event is free and open to the public.
October 23, 2018

Fort Howard Hall

Florentine Opera featuring the Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artists

The Florentine Opera Company is Wisconsin’s oldest fully professional performing arts organization and the sixth-oldest opera company in the United States. The company, which is celebrating its eighty-fifth anniversary season, will perform an array of operatic classics.

This performance is presented with support from The Fine Arts Institute at East High and Sharon Resch, Czech/Slovak Voice Competition.
November 27, 2018

Fort Howard Hall

Akros Percussion Collective

Akros is a gathering of percussionists dedicated to the aesthetic sensibilities of new and experimental percussion music.

This performance is supported by Doctors in Recital

December 12, 2018

Cofrin Family Hall

(There's No Place Like) Swing for the Holidays - Holiday Music of Ella Fitzgerald

Featuring the music of Ella Fitzgerald (as sung by Courtney Sherman), with appearances by the Green Bay Jazz Orchestra and UWGB Music Faculty. Proceeds from this ticketed event support the yearlong free 6:30 Concert Series.

Click HERE for Tickets 
January 29, 2019

Fort Howard Hall

Please check back for rescheduled date

Minutemen Brass Quintet of the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 132nd Army Band

The Minutemen Brass Quintet of the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 132nd Army Band was formed in 2018 as one of many Musical Performance Teams (MPTs) of the 132nd Army National Guard Band, based out of Madison, WI, and will present a variety of repertoire for brass quintet.
March 12, 2019

Fort Howard Hall
*New Venue*

Megan Ihnen & Alan Theisen present...with Michael Hall - Voice, Sax & Viola Trio

Mezzo-soprano Megan Ihnen and saxophonist Alan Theisen combine a fearless collaborative exploration of their possibilities as artists with a thoughtful curatorial sense to create intimate and memorable audience experiences. The duo will be joined by internationally acclaimed violist Michael Hall; the three will perform recent works composed especially for them.
April 2, 2019

*New Date*
Fort Howard Hall


a very small consortium - an international array of miniature compositions

This innovative ensemble consisting of UWGB music faculty and friends performs “miniature morsels of music” that either consist of 100 or fewer or last one minute or less. The eclectic repertoire for this concert will be drawn from pieces submitted to our yearly international call for scores.
April 23, 2019

Cofrin Family Hall

Man with a Movie Camera with a new, live film score

Film magazine Sight & Sound placed Russian director Dziga Vertov’s 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera in the top ten in their list of Greatest Films of All Time.

The screening of this visionary film will be accompanied by a new live score composed by UWGB Professor of Music Michelle McQuade Dewhirst and will be performed by UWGB Music faculty.