‘Concerts on the Square’ returns to PBS Wisconsin July 16 and 23

July 14, 2022

After a long two-year absence, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (WCO) has returned to the Wisconsin State Capitol to present its…

Meet the 2022 ‘Final Forte’ musicians

April 11, 2022

Four of Wisconsin’s most talented young musicians will take the stage at Overture Hall on April 13 to perform with…

Q&A: Jamey Simmons, 2021 State Honors Jazz Ensemble Conductor – Watch the concert here!

November 2, 2021

Arranger, composer, trumpeter and educator Jamey Simmons grew up in Wisconsin, earning his Bachelor of Music at the University of…

Q&A: Carolyn Barber, 2021 State Honors Band Conductor – Watch the concert here!

November 2, 2021

Carolyn Barber is the Ron and Carol Cope Professor of Music and director of Bands at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s…

Q&A: Mark Dupere, 2021 State Honors Orchestra Conductor – Watch the concert here!

November 2, 2021

Mark Dupere is an assistant professor of Music at Lawrence University, where he is the director. He studied cello at…

Q&A: Frank Watkins, 2021 State Honors Mixed Choir Conductor – Watch the concert here!

November 2, 2021

Frank Watkins is assistant professor of Music and director of Choral Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He holds…

Q&A: Joni Jensen, 2021 State Honors Treble Choir Conductor – Watch the concert here!

November 2, 2021

Joni Jensen is the director of Choral Activities and professor of Voice at Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Jensen has conducted…

The Lights Go Up on the 2021 Wisconsin State Honors Concerts on Oct. 28!

October 26, 2021

The Wisconsin State Honors Concerts are taking the stage for an annual showcase of the state’s talented young performers. Following…