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The Next Best Thing: Connecting Through Music in Spite of Everything | Dr. Michelle McQuade Dewhirst
The pandemic has forced musicians to rethink the ways in which they relate to their audiences and to each other. In this talk, I’ll discuss pieces I’ve written in the past year for musicians who are finding new ways to connect in a time of crisis.
Michelle McQuade Dewhirst is a composer, horn player, and Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Streaming live April 15, 2021 at 6:30 PM on the Weidner Center's YouTube Channel.
Weidner Philharmonic String Quartet
A Virtual Concert featuring musicians of the Weidner Philharmonic.
Streaming live April 20, 2021 at 7:00 PM on the Weidner Center’s YouTube Channel.
Concert repertoire includes pieces from Henry Purcell, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Florence Price and Michelle McQuade Dewhirst.
Politics and Mass Consumer Culture: Lessons from the 1920s | Dr. Kimberley Reilly
Historians have long debated the effect of mass consumer culture on Americans' political engagement in the 1920s. How should we understand the decline of political participation in the jazz age? And what lessons does the 1920s hold for our own time?
Dr. Kimberley Reilly is an associate professor of Democracy & Justice Studies and History, and co-chair of the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program.
Streaming live May 4, 2021 at 6:30 PM on the Weidner Center's YouTube Channel.
6:30 Concert Series
a very small consortium | An Evening of Miniatures
a very small consortium’s annual Evening of Miniatures returns! This ensemble of UW-Green Bay Music Faculty and Friends will perform pieces from all over the world that consist of 100 or fewer notes or last one minute or less.
Streaming May 6, 2021 at 6:30 PM on UW-Green Bay Music's YouTube Channel.
Walton’s Façade: An Entertainment
Live at the Green Bay Botanical Garden
Walton's Façade: An Entertainment live in the Billie Kress Amphitheater at the Green Bay Botanical Garden. An essential tongue in cheek classic featuring an exciting series of poems by Edith Sitwell, with instrumentals composed by William Walton.
The concert will implement staggered admissions and socially distanced seating. Masks will be mandatory for attendees when moving from one location to another outside or inside any buildings. View more on the Green Bay Botanical Garden's COVID-19 Policies.
May 23, 2021 at 3:00 PM | Tickets on Sale Now.
Third Annual Event | Now Accepting Submissions
TEDxUW-Green Bay is now accepting submissions for the third annual event to be held October 21, 2021
Speaker applications are due May 10, 2021 at midnight. If you would like to be considered as a speaker for TEDxUW-Green Bay 2021 please fill out our applicant survey. If you know someone who would be a good speaker please forward them the survey.
For more information on TEDxUW-Green Bay and the TEDx Program, please visit the TEDxUW-Green Bay Website.
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