operaCalendar of Events

All events take place at 7:30pm in Michelsen Hall, located in the Noel Fine Arts Center, unless otherwise noted. Ticketed events are part of our Music Department Scholarship Series (Adult $8.25; Senior Citizens $5.25; UWSP Students & Youth $4.25; free
to UWSP students with valid ID the day of the concert). All proceeds go towards music scholarships. Special Fee events include a fee for students and are not free the day of the concert. 
Please call the UWSP Box Office to purchase tickets (715)346-4100.
Recitals and Concerts are continually added to this Events Calendar, please check back as events are subject to change.

Fall 2015


​Alumni Recital:  Rie Tanaka, piano & Jesse Nummelin, cello
​10 ​Faculty Recital: Steven Bjella, violin (ticketed event)
14 ​Guest Artist Recital: Otis Murphy, Saxophone
18​ ​Faculty Recital: Brent Turney, trumpet (ticketed event)
28 Guest Artist Recital​: Michael Keller and Martha Thomas​, piano


7 ​UWSP Symphony Orchestra & Wind Ensemble (ticketed event)
8 ​Guest Artist Recital: Eric High, Contra Bass Trombone
9 ​Q & A with Sounds of the Ancient (noon)
​9 Piano Masterclass with Sara Buechner (4 p.m.)
​9 ​Guest Artist Recital: Sounds of the Ancient
10 ​Bassoon Masterclass (11 a.m.)
10 Alumni Composition Recital:  Chris Thompson
​16 ​Combined Choirs Concert (ticketed event)
​20 ​Campus Orchestra (ticketed event)
22 ​Concert Band and Campus Band Concert (ticketed event)
​27 ​Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble Concert (ticketed event)
28​ ​Performers in Pink, Vocal Area Recital – (4 p.m.)
​29 ​Voice Area Recital - (4 p.m. NFAC 221)
​30 ​Vocal Area Recital – (1 p.m.)
3 Faculty/Guest Recital: Matthew Markham, baritone & Kristin Ditlow, piano (ticketed event)
​6 ​Performing Arts Series: Billy McLaughlin & his Electric Sting Quartet (special fee)
​7 ​Student Recital: Andrew Phillips, trumpet (1 p.m.)
7​ ​Faculty Rectial: Barbara Beechey, viola & Michael Rivers, piano (4 p.m.)
​8 ​Faculty Recital: Andrea Splittberger-Rosen, clarinet (ticketed event)
​9 ​Student Recital: Jared Zinda, horn
11​ ​Clarinet Studio Recital
12 ​Horn Choir and Low Brass Choirs Concert
​14 Horn Fest & Brass Day, all day, concert at 3:30 p.m.
​14 ​Student Recital: Jonathan Smith, vocal (NFAC 221)
​15 ​Student Recital: Emily Janes, flute (1 p.m.)
15​ ​Faculty Recital: Copernicus Ensemble (4 p.m.)
15​ ​Student Recital: Ian Johnson, vocal (NFAC 221)
19/20 ​UWSP Symphony Orchestra and Concert Choir – Symphony #9 (Beethoven) (ticketed event)
22​ ​Piano Area Recital (1 p.m.)
22​ ​Central Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra (4 p.m.)
​23 Composers Concert
​24 ​Jazz Band Concert (ticketed event)
​30 ​Guest Artist Recital: William Soloman, percussion (NFAC 240)
30 Jazz Combos Concert


1 ​Student Recital: Adam Hatton, jazz drums
2​ ​Wind Ensemble & Concert Band Concert (ticketed event)
​3 ​Alumni Recital: Justin Spenner, baritone (NFAC 221)
​3 ​Campus Band & Campus Orchestra Concert (ticketed event)
​6 ​Women’s Choir Concert (ticketed event)
​7 ​Percussion Ensemble Concert
8 ​Jazz Ensemble Concert (ticketed event)
​​9 ​Student Recital: Jenilee Klish, string bass (NFAC 221)
​9 ​Student Recital: Margaret Taugher, french horn
10 ​Student Recital: Katie Anderson, soprano
​11 ​Tuba Christmas
12​ ​Student Recital: Austin Kirckof, piano (3 p.m.)
12​ ​Student Recital: Brianna Trainor, percussion
​15 ​Student Recital: Kel Kelly, percussion