This is News @ the Peck School of the Arts's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following News @ the Peck School of the Arts's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Milwaukee, WI
Recent Activity
Music Composition/Technology Lecturer Amanda Schoofs will participate in the prestigious 2015 MATA Festival. The Festival takes place April 13-18 at The Kitchen in New York City. MATA describes itself as “being motivated by a desire to create community among composers in the early stages of their careers, especially those whose... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Students Brittany Nielson and Jennifer Meixelsperger received the Schoonover Travel Scholarship from the Midwest Chapter of the Music Library Association to attend the annual meeting in Minneapolis from October 9-11, 2014. Also attending the meeting from the Coordinated program were Zoua Sylvia Yang and Treshani Perera. Congratulations to all! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Students Jennifer Meixelsperger and Kadie Seitz, and SOIS graduate Emma Cobb recently had an article accepted for publication in Volume 22, no. 2 of the Journal of Library Administration which will be out in early 2015. "Beyond the Classroom: Fostering Soft Skills in Pre-Professional LIS Organizations" is a continuation of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Graduate Harp student Lauren Finn who was the featured soloist last weekend with the Concord Chamber Orchestra. She performed Concerto for Harp and Orchestra by Dan Lawitts at St. Mathhew's Church in Wauwatosa, WI on October 18, 2014. Congratulations, Lauren! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Image
By Paul Kosidowski October 17, 2014 Milwaukee Magazine t’s a very busy week for theater companies, including many groups that might not be on your radar. Some are launching Halloween-themed shows, and others are offering one-night-only events. So I’m officially declaring this “Try a New Theater Company” week. So in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Jason Kehe October 17, 2014 WIRED Nathaniel Stern is diving off the coast of Florida, scanning the gorgeous seascape before him—literally. He’s got a desktop scanner strapped to his back, uploading images to an on-board Windows tablet. A few jellyfish, a bit of coral, the expanse of blue—he scans... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Image
By Selena Milewski October 16, 2014 Express Milwaukee A sign posted onstage at the UW-Milwaukee theater department’s production of Anton in Show Business read, “Do something about it or get the fuck out!” Jane Martin’s snappy comedy about three actresses doing a production of Chekhov’s Three Sisters represents theater taking... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Image
By Paul Kosidowski Milwaukee Magazine October 3, 2014 #5: UWM Guitarists at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Why? Because we usually associate classical guitar with Spain and its environs, but students from the UW-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts’ acclaimed guitar program will spend this afternoon showing why the guitar goes... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Catherine G. Bell-Robertson (Peck School Lecturer, Music Education) Applications of Research in Music Education September 10, 2014 Support for music teachers new to the profession is important and necessary. Some school districts use traditional mentor–mentee pairings as their primary support for novice music teachers; however, many factors in the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Eric Ash's undergraduate research project, "The Challenges and Development of Bow Technique for Beginning and Advanced Violinists," created under the direction of Music Faculty Sheila Feay-Shaw and Darcy Drexler has been accepted for presentation at the 2014 Wisconsin Music Educators Association Research Poster Conference. Feay-Shaw and Tanya Kruse Ruck mentored... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mary L. Nohl Fellowships for Individual Artists exhibition is currently on display at INOVA. Of the seven fellowship recipients, the Peck School is well represented - with four alumni including Eddie Villanueva (BFA Art & Design), Andrew Swant (BFA Film), Cris Siqueira (MFA Film), Josh Weissbach... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Peck School Film alumna Jessica Farrell is working on some great things in the Milwaukee film community, including being a juror and featured filmmaker at the 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival. Watch her IAMUWM video: Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Film alumna Brooke Duckart worked as a Hair and Fabrication Animator on Liaka studio's The Box Trolls, which just earned its place as Liakas highest opening weekend box office production! Brooke has also earned acclaim for her own stop motion animation, Cat Waco, her work on Kate Balsley's The Cucaranchula,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Image
By Michael Barndt September 23, 2014 Urban Milwaukee Dial The Fine Arts Quartet – in residence at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – opened their first concert of the season Sunday afternoon, September 21, at UWM’s Zelazo Center. The Quartet offered a single work – a recent adaptation by José Peris... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Image
By Michael Barndt September 18, 2014 Urban Milwaukee Dial The Fall chamber music season gets underway this weekend with several major, but rarely performed works. The Fine Arts Quartet will play a single work on Sunday afternoon – Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ featuring an intimate approach to an... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Image
Congratulations to Art & Design faculty Yevganiya Kaganovich as she presents her first solo exhibition in Florida! The exhibition, titled "Possibility of Function," is curated by John Loscuito and runs from October 9-November 13, 2014 at the Florida Gulf Coast University Arts Complex Main Gallery in Fort Myers, Florida. "Yevganiya... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Image
By Matthew Reddin Wisconsin Gazette September 18, 2014 For the past four years, organizers of the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival have given audiences an embarrassment of riches, packing a daunting number of films into a single weekend in October. But this year the festival, produced by UWM’s Peck School of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Image
By Kathleen Gallagher September 9, 2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel It never occurred to Erica Pliner, a swimmer since fifth grade, that she might craft a solution to one of the challenges in her sport. That changed when a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee challenged Pliner's class to come up... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Carl Bogner lgbtfilm@uwm.edu 29th Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival announces Opening and Closing Night Films Blackbird and 52 Tuesdays set to bookend city's long-running festival The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival is pleased to announce the two films that will bookend this year's Festival. Spanning 11 consecutive... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Image
Ryan Mandell, Assistant Professor and Head of the Sculpture Area, currently has his complete body of photographic prints in a group exhibition at "Pirate: Contemporary" in Denver, Colorado. The series, titled "Dream Home," is displayed in the company of work from William Lamson, Tony Oursler and many other talented artists.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Anne Marie O'Connor PilatesStyle: ProZone March-April 2014 When Jennifer Morley moved to New York in 2001 with a dance degree from Hofstra University, trying to pursue a dance carreer while doing her Pilates teacher training at the same time was an incredible challenge... Read the full article, featuring two... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
The 2014 Wilson Center Guitar Competition took place on August 14-16 at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in Brookfield, WI. After three rounds of performances, UWM graduate student Gabriel Andrews was awarded first place, UWM senior Brock Camden second and UWM graduate Rachael Carlson third. Representing Australia,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Vocal performance student Kathryn Henry (BFA 2016) has been chosen to perform during the 9/11 Ceremony at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center at 7:30 a.m. on September 11, 2014. Congratulations to Katie on this significant opportunity to honor our country! Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Art & Design faculty Frankie Flood was featured on the Korean Broadcasting System's program KBS Panorama - Digital Future Economy Part 1: 3D Printing. The hour-long program (in Korean language) speaks with Flood from 20:45-23:00. Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Alison Gates Surface Design Journal Summer 2014 Kyoung Ae Cho speaks of her process as a collaboration between herself and her materials, which are drawn mostly from nature. Following a classic set of parameters that define and distinguish textile processes from others (repetition, building a greater whole from small... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts