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Soar to Musical Heights

Live performance is our forté.

Attend one of our events at UW-Green Bay to gather with the community and celebrate music. From our concert series to student performances, we invite one and all to come together to applaud the work of local musicians and students here on campus.

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Upcoming Events

With the Weidner on the UW-Green Bay campus, we have a variety of events that might strike a chord with you!  

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6:30 Concert Series

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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.

All performances:

  • Begin at 6:30 p.m.
  • Last between 60 and 90 minutes.
  • Are free and open to the public.
  • Will be live-streamed on the UWGB Music YouTube channel.

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Green Bay Jazz Fest

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The 2024 Green Bay Jazz Festival will take place on April 8-13 with specially curated events celebrating Jazz and highlighting the musicians that make the music happen. It continues UW-Green Bay’s 54-year tradition of providing student musicians from around the state with masterclass learning and performance opportunities with UW-Green Bay Professors and musicians. This year's headline concert will be on April 13, Green Bay Jazz Orchestra featuring Wycliffe Gordon at the Weidner.

Register your student jazz ensemble for Jazz Fest by filling out this form, or contact Paulina Chavira at

Next Jazz Fest is coming up in Spring 2024; don't miss it. Stay tuned!

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Solo & Ensembles Festivals

The Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) hosts the Solo & Ensemble Festivals, which draw more than 100,000 students every year and represent the top talent across Wisconsin’s high schools. UW-Green Bay is the site for the northeastern Wisconsin event each spring, welcoming thousands of students from throughout the area.

UW-Green Bay is also the site for the WSMA Jazz and Large Ensemble Festival. This is for any state qualified jazz or large ensemble regardless of assigned State Festival Site. Festival start and end times will vary based on number of events. Each performing group receives written comments, as well as clinic time with a WSMA-assigned clinician. Contact WSMA with questions about participating at this festival.

Dates, site information and results for both festivals will be listed below as available.

WSMA Jazz & Large Ensemble Festival

Friday, May 5, 2023
3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Site Information & Results

WSMA Solo & Ensemble Festival

Saturday, May 6, 2023
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Site Information & Results

About the WSMA Solo & Ensemble Festival

Randall Meder

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If you want to learn more about our events or have questions, let us know – we’re happy to help!

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