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6:30 Concert Series


About The 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 music from multiple angles. The 6:30 Concert Series is free and open to the public.

All performances:

  • Begin at 6:30pm
  • Last between 60 and 90 minutes
  • ‚ÄčAre free and open to the public; donations are gladly accepted.
  • Can be live-streamed  on the UWGB Music YouTube Channel

Tuesday, October 19
A Varied Trio
Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center & Streaming Live

The first 6:30 Concert Series Event of the year features UW-Green Bay Music faculty performing an evocative array of modern music. Violinist Luis Fernandez, pianist Michael Rector, and percussionist Bill Sallak combine to perform John Cage’s pointillistic Six Melodies for violin and piano, Tigran Mansurian’s free-floating Three Medieval Taghs for viola and percussion, Jessie Montgomery’s effusive Rhapsody No. 1 for solo violin, and Lou Harrison’s enchanting Varied Trio.

The 6:30 Series will welcome a distanced live audience in Fort Howard Hall in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, while simultaneously streaming live on UW-Green Bay Music’s YouTube Channel. Admission is free, and open to the public. A free reservation is recommended for in-person attendance. Reservations can be made here: Reserve my Seat.
 

Thursday, December 2

Maximal Minimalists: Music by Rzewski and Eastman

Fort Howard Hall, Weidner Center & Streaming Live

UW-Green Bay’s Contemporary Percussion Ensemble (led by Dr. Bill Sallak, Associate Professor of Music) forms the core ensemble for a performance of two iconic works of American minimalism. Frederic Rzewski’s Coming Together/Attica is a relentless meditation on a powerful text by Sam Melville; the performance will feature narration by Associate Lecturer of Theatre Alan KopischkeThe program is balanced out by Julius Eastman’s ebullient, genre-bending work Stay On It.

The 6:30 Series will welcome a distanced live audience in Fort Howard Hall in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, while simultaneously streaming live on UW-Green Bay Music’s YouTube Channel. Admission is free, and open to the public. A free reservation is recommended for in-person attendance. Reservations can be made here: Reserve my Seat.

The 6:30 Concert Series is funded, in part, through public donations. Click on the button below to make a donation online.