RSS

Wisconsin Conservatory Of Music

The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is launching an Instrument Drive, collecting used instruments to distribute to children and schools in need. more

Sep 12, 2017 4:48 PM News Features

Performing Arts Week spotlights shows opening mid-September, including the Milwaukee Rep’s Guys and Dolls, Racine Theatre Guild’s Boeing Boeing and a chamber concert by the Prometheus Trio at the Conservatory of Music. more

Sep 12, 2017 1:59 PM Performing Arts Weekly

Jazz music, which originated a century ago, boasts a remarkable diversity of styles; this is reflected by Milwaukee’s own jazz culture. more

Apr 11, 2017 12:03 AM City Guide

twim_teaganandsarabypamelalittky.jpg.jpe

Photo by PamelaLittky

A busy week brings Bryan Cranston, Brand New, Widespread Panic and Tegan and Sara through town. more

Oct 18, 2016 3:47 PM This Week in Milwaukee

Ten young pianists—from as far afield as Canada and China; from states coast to coast and from our very own Hartland, Wis.—present their musical skills in several venues and ways for an entire week. The event is the biennial PianoArts North... more

May 17, 2016 3:50 PM A&E Feature

Plein Air MKE is the first painting competition of its kind to bring together the arts and cultural organizations inhabiting the choice East Side real estate known as the Milwaukee Museum Mile. The event marks the five-year anniversary of t... more

May 3, 2016 3:29 PM Visual Arts

Off the Cuff interviews Mark Davis, Milwaukee’s premier jazz pianist, director of the Wisconsin Conservatory’s Jazz Institute and member of the faculty jazz ensemble We Six, which can be heard on the recording Bird Say. Davis has also autho... more

Mar 8, 2016 4:31 PM Off the Cuff

The Philomusica Quartet perform Beethoven’s String Quartet in A Minor, and Dmitry Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet in G Minor on Monday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. more

Nov 10, 2015 12:34 AM A&E Feature

offthecuff_marijatemo_(bytatsuki).jpg.jpe

Photo by Tat Suki

If Milwaukee becomes a center for flamenco artistry, we may have Marija Temo to thank. A guitarist, singer and dancer of the Spanish folk art that’s breaking exciting new ground nowadays, Temo has a distinguished résumé and a national follo... more

Nov 3, 2015 8:26 PM Off the Cuff

Did you know that October is National Seafood Month? This October, make a note to eat fresh, locally sourced Wisconsin fish.Fish is always delicious, whether deep-fried orpan-seared, served with a wedge of lemon, coleslaw and potatoes of choice.T.. more

Oct 7, 2015 2:34 PM Sponsored Content

Prometheus Trio explored intriguing and unusual repertoire in a concert at Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. more

Oct 6, 2015 7:00 PM Classical Music

The state of jazz music in Milwaukee more

Aug 11, 2015 6:07 PM A&E Feature

Florentine Opera performs Donizetti’s Elixir of Love at the Marcus Center’s Uihlein Hall, and Philomusica Quartet concludes its season at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. more

May 5, 2015 8:42 PM Classical Music

classicalreview_andrewlitton.jpg.jpe

Photo Credit: Danny Turner

Great concerts of lesser-known works by Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Prometheus Trio. more

Feb 10, 2015 10:15 AM Classical Music

Last weekend Early Music Now hosted New York-based male vocal ensemble, Lionheart, in a concert at St. Joseph Center Chapel. The program focused on the Medieval to Renaissance tradition of the Italian lauda, or song of praise. Earlier in th... more

Dec 16, 2014 6:42 PM Classical Music

Prometheus Trio opened a new season last week in the recital hall at Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, one of the city’s performing spaces we perhaps take for granted. This intimate, lovely room is nearly ideal for small ensembles (except fo... more

Oct 1, 2014 2:16 AM Classical Music

For Prometheus Trio’s third concert in this season’s four-part series, Scott Tisdel (cello), Stefanie Jacob (piano) and Timothy Klabunde (violin) will perform Antonín Dvorák’s challenging Trio in F Minor, Op. 65, a set of quirky Viennese dr... more

Feb 5, 2014 1:06 AM Classical Music

Prometheus Trio gave another literature-rich concert at the Conservatory of Music last week. Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra principal horn player Matthew Annin joined trio regulars Stefanie Jacob (piano), Timothy Klabunde (violin) and Scott T... more

Dec 18, 2013 2:34 AM Classical Music

Manty Ellis is considered a cornerstone of Milwaukee jazz. In 1970, he co-founded the city’s first jazz program at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, which cultivated many players who went on to become successful here and elsewhere. Now 8... more

Dec 4, 2013 1:09 AM Off the Cuff

Radio Milwaukee's program manager Mark Keefe has parted ways with the station after three and a half years there, the station announced last week. The Louisville, Ky., native brought big changes to the station, fine-tuning its programming and dr.. more

Nov 25, 2013 9:00 PM On Music

SOCIAL UPDATES