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Music Performances

UW-Parkside is an exceptional location for students studying performing arts. Students are exposed to numerous cultural events on campus. In addition, we are just minutes from the Chicago and Milwaukee metropolitan areas, which provide our students with hundreds of first-rate performing arts opportunities.

The BMO Harris Noon Concert Series is a popular, highly successful series of free performances usually presented each Friday at the noon hour. An interesting and diverse range of performances are scheduled each semester including solo and chamber recitals, large group  concerts, and lecture/recitals.

03/06 | Gaudete Brass
03/13 | Philomusica Quartet
03/20 | UW-Parkside Choirs
03/27 | UW-Parkside Jazz Ensemble
04/10 | Student Recital
04/17 | UW-Parkside Opera Preview
04/24 | UW-Parkside Brass and Flute Ensembles
05/01 | UW-Parkside Guitar Ensemble and LaCamerata
05/08 | UW-Parkside Percussion Ensemble


  • Concerts begin at 12 noon in Bedford Hall, Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities
  • The schedule is subject to change
  • Free parking is available during the Noon Concerts in Lots B and C
  • UW-Parkside Music Department Noon Concerts are free of charge.
  • Food and drink are not allowed at the concerts

For more information, contact the UW-Parkside FineArts Box Office at 262-595-2564 or email

Jazz Week - March 23-27

03/23  |  Mon  |  4-6 pm Kneebody  performance/masterclass  FREE!
03/24  |  Tue   |  4-6 pm Matt Ulery's "Loom"performance/masterclass  FREE!
03/25  |  Wed |  4-6 pm  Andy Milne's "Dapp Theory"  performance/masterclass  FREE!

03/26  |  Thu  |  4-6 pm  Cyrille Aimee performance/masterclass  FREE!
03/26  |  Thu  |  7:30 pm Cyrille Aimee  Tickets

03/27  |  Fri    |  1-4 pm Workshop with KUSD schools
03/27  |  Fri    |  7:30 pm Concert with KUSD schools & UW Parkside Jazz Ensemble ($10/5)


In addition to the Noon Concert Series, there are numerous evening and weekend concerts. These include Parkside ensemble concerts as well as junior and senior recitals.

UWP Wind Ensemble and Community Band
03/19 Thursday 7:30 p.m.
05/07 Thursday 7:30p.m.

UWP Opera Performance
04/18, Saturday 7:30 p.m.
04/19, Sunday, 3:30 p.m.

UWP Jazz Ensemble
05/05 Tuesday 7:30 p.m.

UWP Choirs
04/26 Sunday 3:30 p.m.
05/10 Sunday 3:30 p.m.

UWP Community Symphony and Community Orchestra
03/14 Saturday 7:30 p.m.
04/25 Saturday 7:30 p.m.


  • Our concerts are sponsored by the UW-Parkside Music Department and the College of Arts & Humanities
  • The schedule is subject to change.
  • Please contact the UW-Parkside Box Office at 262-595-2564 or email: for ticket prices and the most up-to-date information.


For a list of other events, concerts and performances, check out The Rita page for detailed information.

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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