On tap at the School of Music this summer:
Summer Choir - May 20 through June 29, 2013
AUDITIONS: MAY 16. The Madison Summer Choir is an approximately 80-voice, auditioned choir performing a cappella, piano-accompanied, and choral-orchestral works. We are supported by singers, the larger Madison community, and UW-Madison School of Music. This is our fifth year keeping summer choral arts alive – please join us on stage or in the audience! Concert, Saturday, June 29, 7:30 pm, Mills Hall.
Learn more: Madison Summer Choir
National Cello Institute - June 2 - 9, 2013
The National Summer Cello Institute is a unique program exploring the relationship between body awareness, creativity in performing and teaching, and prevention of music related injuries. This Institute is geared towards professional and graduate cellists and other performing musicians.
For 2013, Artistic Director and UW-Madison professor of cello Uri Vardi welcomes guest master teacher Timothy Eddy, Professor of Cello at the Juilliard School and the New York’s Mannes College of Music, and is dedicating the concert to renowned cellist Janos Starker, professor of cello at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, in honor of Starker’s recent passing. Concert, Sunday, June 9th at 8 pm, Mills Hall.
Students at Summer Music Clinic, 2010
UW Summer Music Clinic - June 16 through June 28, 2013
At SMC, junior or high school music students meet for a week of creative
skill-building and performance in band, orchestra, choir, musical
theater and jazz ensemble. Classes
are designed to help students polish ensemble and individual performance
skills with a variety of music-related topics and techniques. Evening
concerts and after-class recreation round out an exciting and dynamic
music camp experience. Evening concerts are a mix of guest performing
artists, student and faculty recitals.
Junior session final concerts: Saturday June 22 from 9:00 am to noon, Mills Hall, Music Hall, Gordon Commons Symphony Room and Ogg Main Lounge.
Senior session final concerts: Friday June 28 from 6:45 - 9:45 pm in Mills, Music Hall, Gordon Commons Symphony Room and Ogg Main Lounge.
For more info, see Summer Music Clinic
Early Music Festival - July 6 - 12, 2013
A Festive Celebration of the German Renaissance! The 14th annual Madison Early Music Festival and Workshop offers a six-event festival concert series, lectures and workshop classes, with opportunities to learn and practice instrumental and vocal skills, become familiar with historical performance practices and repertoire, learn about the featured music through the lenses of history and culture, and perform with other participants alongside faculty artists. Learn more and check concert dates: Early Music Festival
Summer Band - June 17 through July 11, 2013
The Summer Band, conducted by Prof. Scott Teeple, provides an opportunity to keep your "chops" in shape while preparing a winning outdoor program for the public. We welcome members with a diverse range of abilities. Woodwind, brass and percussion players from accomplished high school level to retired "weekend warriors" are welcome to participate. No audition required! The repertoire includes medleys, marches, overtures and traditional Americana. Rehearsals, 1341 Humanities Building, 7 to 9 pm. Concert: July 11. For more information on Summer Band, contact the Band Office at 608-890-2456.