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By Alex Vagelatos July 23, 2014 Today @ UWM There was something of a friendly competition for views between the YouTube channels of UWM’s finger-style guitar performance program and one of its recent, youngest graduates, Macyn Taylor. Taylor reached a million views first. Taylor was the subject of publicity in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Troy Rhoades July 10, 2014 College Art Association's Art Journal In Interactive Art and Embodiment: The Implicit Body as Performance, Nathaniel Stern would like us to remember the body's potential for moving, thinking, and feeling in relation to digital interactive artworks. He wants this triumvirate of bodily activities—what he... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Art & Design professor Nathaniel Stern dives in with this truly unique project. "Rippling Images" opens in Johannesburg this week. Learn more. Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Trisha Bee July 15, 2014 Fox 6 Empowering people through dance. Laura Langemo hangs out with the dance organization Sole Matter to learn about their mission and to get a dance lesson. Watch the videos at Fox 6. Sole Matter's Artistic Director, Cedric Garner, is a former UWM Dance... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Congratulations to Guitar Performance student (MM 2014), Minh Nguyen, on winning First Prize at the Sierra Nevada International Guitar Festival Competition! Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Congratulations to Vocal Performance student Katie Henry on placing first in her category at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Student Competition! Katie traveled to Boston to compete in two rounds of the NATS competition in the Upper College Women category, which included women from across the country, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Brianna Borouchoff leads campers in a song. By Karen Stokes July 10, 2014 Urban Dial Milwaukee Julie Borouchoff, director of SuperStars Summer Arts Camp, loves clowning around…literally. She has been performing as a professional clown since the ‘80s. Borouchoff, who is holds a certificate in autism, was inspired to start... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Carl Bogner lgbtfilm@uwm.edu 29th Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival October 16-26, 2014 City's long-running film festival returns across 11 consecutive days The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival - one of the region's longest-running film events and a cornerstone gathering for the LGBT + communities - returns thisOctober... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Congratulations to String Pedagogy alumna Danielle Darrigo (MM 2014) on her recent acceptance of a job offer in Houston, Texas! Danielle will be teaching middle school strings in Cypress Fairbanks. We wish her the best on her new journey! Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Join us for an electrifying three-part series that will take you on a musical history tour exploring more than 60 years of Rock & Roll, in connection with the exhibit Jews Who Rock at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee! Tuesday, July 15, 7pm - Jews N Blues: Musicians Peter Roller, Jim... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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June 19, 2014 String Academy of Wisconsin The String Academy of Wisconsin at UWM is pleased to announce the hiring of Stefan Kartman as its newest cello faculty. Stefan Kartman is currently Professor of Cello and Chamber Music at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. In addition to solo performance,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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By Susan Bence July 1, 2014 WUWM Kyoung Ae Cho is the third artist featured in Lynden’s Women, Nature, Science series. Cho teaches at Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The series was the brainchild of Polly Morris, executive director at Lynden Sculpture Garden. “I started... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Painting and Drawing alumnus Matthew Lee (MFA '14) will be representing UWM's graduate program at the 8th annual Master Pieces show at Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The show runs July 11 - August 8, 2014 and features works by recent MFA graduates and also... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Congratulations to Dance alumna Maxine Steinman (MFA '12) who has recently accepted a position on the core faculty at Montclair State University in New Jersey! Maxine will begin as an Assistant Professor of Dance and serve as the BFA Program Coordinator starting in September 2014. Way to go, Maxine! Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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By Michael Barndt June 24, 2014 Urban Milwaukee Dial In their third summer concert, the Fine Arts Quartet (violinists Ralph Evansand Efim Boico, violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez and cellist Robert Cohen) introduced new listening experiences from the most established of classical composers. The concert at the UW-Milwaukee Zelazo Center on Sunday... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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By Kat Murrell June 18, 2014 Express Milwaukee Artist Leo Saul Berk suggests that you can go home again. In fact, doing so may prompt a rich body of work as seen in his exhibition “The Uncertainty of Enclosure,” currently on view at Inova. In the 1980s, his family relocated... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Congratulations to Design & Visual Communication Professor Amy Decker as she receives the AIGA Wisconsin Fellow Award next Wednesday, June 25. The Fellow Award is the highest honor AIGA WI can bestow upon its members. Here's what AIGA WI has to say about Amy: "Amy Decker brings a powerful combination... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Drama at the Depot: A POP UP Festival hosted by The Battery Factory The Battery Factory, in collaboration with the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, is offering micro-grants to create and perform theatre at the historic South Milwaukee Railroad Depot. South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center celebrates its 10th anniversary during... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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By Daniel Gaitan June 18, 2014 Express Milwaukee Anne Basting, a UW-Milwaukee professor of play analysis, is using her talents to help benefit seniors. “Transforming Care for Elders through Creative Engagement”—a collaboration between the Peck School of the Arts, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, TimeSlips and Sojourn Theatre—will be held June... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Congratulations to Painting & Drawing alumna, Brooklyn Henke (MFA 2013), who has accepted a position as a painting and drawing instructor at Alverno College! We wish Brooklyn the best on this new adventure. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Greetings, On behalf of the entire Dance Faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, it is a pleasure for us to announce that Sarah Weber Gallo has been chosen as the recipient of our 6th annual New Work Award. We congratulate Sarah and look forward to presenting her work at our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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By John Schneider June 4, 2014 Express Milwaukee The UW-Milwaukee Dance Department closes each school year with an edition of “Summerdances,” a concert of new work by faculty and guest choreographers created during the year with students. Each edition has an artistic director to oversee it, in this case, choreographer... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Tom Strini June 11, 2014 Tom Strini Writes f I weren't going to the PianoArts Competition Final tonight (Wednesday), I would be at the Third Coast Percussion concert at UWM's Inova Gallery, in the Kenilworth Building on Kenilworth at Prospect. TCP played smashingly on a Present Music program back... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Tom Strini May 30, 2014 Tom Strini Writes The best UWM Summerdances program ever opened Thursday evening on campus in the Main Stage Theater. New dances, by four faculty choreographers and a recent MFA grad, were good in five distinct ways. About 40 students danced like professionals and a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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June 10, 2014 WUWM Lake Effect Today on the show, we learn of some of the warning signs for head and neck cancers. Then, an artist finds inspiration in the unique home he lived in as a child, and after three years, sees all of the work together for the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts