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Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall

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740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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October 2019

UW Concert Band

October 22 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Scott Teeple, conductor. Ross Wolf, guest conductor. Program: Eric Whitacre: Lux Arumque Ryan George: Firefly Percy Grainger/ed. Mark Rogers: Colonial Song Ottorino Respighi: Huntington Tower Ballad William Schuman: George Washington Bridge

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Pro Arte Quartet with guest artists Nobuko Imai and Wei-Ting Kuo

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Featuring David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; and Parry Karp, cello alongside guest artists Nobuko Imai, viola; and Wei-Ting Kuo, viola. Ludwig van Beethoven- Trio Op. 87  (1795), Adagio Antonín Dvorák- Quintet in E-flat Major (1893)   UW Madison Viola Studio recital with Imai and Kuo: Wed., Oct. 30, 6:30 PM, Collins Recital Hall Nobuko Imai With her exceptional talent, musical integrity, and charisma, Nobuko Imai is considered to be one of the most outstanding violists of…

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November 2019

Madrigal Singers

November 1 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Bruce Gladstone, conductor. Program to come.

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UW Wind Ensemble

November 3 @ 2:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Scott Teeple, conductor. Ross Wolf, guest conductor Program: W.A. Mozart: Divertimento in Bb Igor Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments Darius Milhaud: La Creation Du Monde Joel Puckett: Avelynn’s Lullaby Omar Thomas: Of Our New Day Begun* *UW Bands commissioning member, Wisconsin premiere

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UW Chorale

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Combined Choirs

November 16 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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UW Concert Choir

November 22 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Beverly Taylor, conductor. Program to come.

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UW Concert Band with Winds of Wisconsin

November 24 @ 5:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Scott Teeple, conductor. The Winds of Wisconsin program provides outstanding young musicians with an opportunity to learn wind literature of the highest quality and to work with exceptional teachers whose investment in the music education for youth is a top priority. Program: Jack Stamp: Cheers! Johannes Brahms/arr. Buehlman: Blessed Are They Beverly Taylor, guest conductor Carl Orff/Kriens: Carmina Burana

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December 2019

Symphony Orchestra & Wind Ensemble

December 5 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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A combined concert with Oriol Sans and Scott Teeple, conductors. Program: Corigliano: Symphony “Circus Maximus” Pärt: Fratres Soh-Hyun Park Altino, violin Respighi: Pines of Rome

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UW & Madison Metropolitan Jazz Festival

December 7 @ 3:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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A daylong event with a final concert at 3:00 PM. https://www.music.wisc.edu/student-ensembles/jazz-ensembles/

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Choral Union: A Sea Symphony

December 7 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $18

Beverly Taylor, conductor. Ralph Vaughan Williams, “A Sea Symphony,” with text by Walt Whitman, and solo baritone and soprano. Ticket prices: General admission $18/Faculty $18/Students $10 Buy tickets https://artsticketing.wisc.edu/ Parking information https://www.music.wisc.edu/about-us/parking/

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University Bands

December 8 @ 2:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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All-University Strings

December 8 @ 4:30 pm
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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https://www.music.wisc.edu/student-ensembles/orchestra-ensembles/

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January 2020

Our Annual Schubertiade

January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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With faculty pianist Martha Fischer and pianist Bill Lutes. Details this fall. A reception will follow the concert. In homage to a beloved composer, the Mead Witter School of Music will present its annual Schubertiade, an evening of songs, piano duets and chamber music by Franz Schubert. Ticket prices: General admission $20. Ticket policies: Free admission available day of show to UW-Madison students and music faculty, subject to availability. Please pick up your ticket at the Hamel Music Center box…

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February 2020

Christopher Taylor and Friends — Beethoven Symphony Extravaganza

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Beethoven Symphonies are a set of nine transcriptions for solo piano by Franz Liszt of Ludwig van Beethoven's symphonies 1–9. They are among the most technically demanding piano music ever written. Prof. Taylor will perform Beethoven Symphonies 1 and 9. Five vocalists will join in for the finale of the 9th symphony. Details to come this fall. Read about Liszt's Beethoven transcriptions here. Ticket prices: General admission $20. Ticket policies: Free admission available day of show to UW-Madison students and…

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The Knights

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free – $30

The Knights is a collective of adventurous musicians, dedicated to transforming the orchestral experience and eliminating barriers between audiences and music. Driven by an open-minded spirit of camaraderie and exploration, they inspire listeners with vibrant programs that encompass their roots in the classical tradition and passion for artistic discovery. The orchestra has toured and recorded with renowned soloists including Yo-Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, Béla Fleck, and Gil Shaham, and have performed at Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood, and the Vienna Musikverein. PROGRAM:…

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UW Wind Ensemble – Celebrating Black History Month

February 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Scott Teeple, conductor. With the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Gospel Choir, Leotha Stanley, director. Program: Adolphus Hailstork: American Guernica Armando Borolo: Last Breaths DaSean Stokes, soloist Aaron Copland: Lincoln Portrait Traditional/arr. Reynolds: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands Stephen Newby:  When I See His Glorious Face/Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus Omar Thomas: Of Our New Day Begun

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UW Concert Band

February 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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March 2020

Winds of Wisconsin

March 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Winds of Wisconsin is one of 160 precollege programs presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Division of Continuing Studies. The intensive program consists of five rehearsals on Sunday evenings in both the fall and the spring with a concert in November and another in March to share the incredible musical learning that takes place in such a short time. The ensemble is conducted by Scott Teeple, UW-Madison Professor of Music and Director of Wind Ensemble at the Mead Witter School…

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UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra with guest pianist Wu Han

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $30

Oriol Sans, conductor. Program to come. Named Musical America’s Musician of the Year, pianist Wu Han ranks among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. Leading an unusually multifaceted artistic career, she has risen to international prominence as a concert performer, artistic director, recording artist, educator, and cultural entrepreneur. Wu Han appears annually at the world’s most prestigious concert series and venues, as both soloist and chamber musician. She tours extensively with cellist David Finckel, in…

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University Bands

March 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on April 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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October 13, 2019 Program Darin Olson, Allison Jaeger, and Ross Wolf, conductors BARNETT: Tirana GRAINGER: Irish Tune from County Derry arr. BULLA: Bond, James Bond DUBLE: Bravura FORBES: Whispering Pines LATHAM: "O Sacred Head Now Wounded" from Three Chorale Preludes WILLIAMS: Symphonic Dance No. 3 ("Fiesta")

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Wisconsin Brass Quintet

March 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Program: J.S. Bach - Contrapunctus IV from Die Kunst Der Fuge Andre Lafosse - Suite Impromptu Werner Pirchner - L'Homme au marteau dans la poche Rich Shemaria - Pandora's Magic Castle Per Nørgård - Vision https://www.music.wisc.edu/wisconsin-brass-quintet/  

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UW Wind Ensemble

March 12, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Scott Teeple, conductor. Ross Wolf, guest conductor. Program: Frank Ticheli: “Apollo Unleashed” from Symphony No. 2 Ching–chu Hu: In Memory Of…* With special guest The Hunt Quartet *World Premiere Performance/UW Band Commissioning Member Morton Larudisen/Reynolds: Contre Qui, Rose Beverly Taylor, guest conductor. Jodie Blackshaw: Symphony, “Leunig’s Prayer Book”* *Wisconsin Premiere

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UW Concert Band

March 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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April 2020

Symphony Showcase Concerto Winners Solo Recital

April 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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With the UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra, Oriol Sans, conductor. Performers to be announced in January, 2020.

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UW Chorale

April 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Program to come.

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Contested Homes: Migrant Liberation Movement Suite

April 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Music by Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez (Interdisciplinary Artists in Residence Program). Choreographer: Peggy Myo-Young Choy. With the UW Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Johannes Wallmann. https://artsdivision.wisc.edu/programs/iarp/

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Combined Choirs

April 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Program to come.  

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Low Brass Ensemble

April 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Program to come. https://www.music.wisc.edu/brass/

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Choral Reunion concert featuring Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers and choral alumni

April 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Beverly Taylor, conductor. https://www.music.wisc.edu/student-ensembles/choral-ensembles/

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Combined Concert: Wind Ensemble and Concert Band

April 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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H. Robert Reynolds, guest conductor. Mr. Reynolds was director of bands at UW–Madison from 1968-1974.  

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All-University Strings

April 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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https://www.music.wisc.edu/student-ensembles/orchestra-ensembles/

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Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi’s “Requiem”

April 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 26, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $18

Beverly Taylor, conductor. Learn about the Requiem here: "Verdi's Requiem: An Opera In Disguise," NPR, June 3, 2011. These two Choral Union concerts will mark the end of Prof. Beverly Taylor's long career as a music educator and choral conductor. Sat, April 25, 2020 Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" 8:00 PM Mead Witter Hall Sun, April 26, 2020 Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" 7:30 PM Mead Witter Hall Ticket prices: General admission $18; students $10. Buy tickets https://artsticketing.wisc.edu/ Parking information…

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University Bands

April 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on April 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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October 13, 2019 Program Darin Olson, Allison Jaeger, and Ross Wolf, conductors BARNETT: Tirana GRAINGER: Irish Tune from County Derry arr. BULLA: Bond, James Bond DUBLE: Bravura FORBES: Whispering Pines LATHAM: "O Sacred Head Now Wounded" from Three Chorale Preludes WILLIAMS: Symphonic Dance No. 3 ("Fiesta")

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Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi’s “Requiem”

April 26, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 26, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $18

Beverly Taylor, conductor. Learn about the Requiem here: "Verdi's Requiem: An Opera In Disguise," NPR, June 3, 2011. These two Choral Union concerts will mark the end of Prof. Beverly Taylor's long career as a music educator and choral conductor. Sat, April 25, 2020 Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" 8:00 PM Mead Witter Hall Sun, April 26, 2020 Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" 7:30 PM Mead Witter Hall Ticket prices: General admission $18; students $10. Buy tickets https://artsticketing.wisc.edu/ Parking information…

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