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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.

Feb 5 "Sam and Stas": Samantha George, violin, Stas Venglevski, accordian
Feb 12 Philomusica String Quartet
Feb 19 The Kal Bergendahl Project
Feb 26 MLK Celebration
Mar 4 Berea College Choir
Mar 11 UWP Choirs
Mar 18 UWP Jazz Ensemble
Apr 1 Student Recital
Apr 8 UWP Brass and Percussion Ensembles
Apr 15 Opera Preview - "Little Women"
Apr 22 UWP Flute and Guitar Ensembles


  • 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 Fine Arts Box Office at 262-595-2564 or email

Music Department Ensemble Performances - Spring 2016:

The UW-Parkside Music Department sponsors numerous evening and weekend concerts. These include ensemble concerts, masterclasses and performances as well as junior and senior recitals.

Mar 10 UWP Wind Ensemble and Community Band
Mar 12 UWP Symphony and Community Orchestra
Mar 14-18 Jazz Week at UWP
Mar 18 UWP Jazz Ensemble
Apr 16-17 Opera Performance - Little Women
Apr 23 UWP Symphony and Community Orchestra
Apr 28 UWP Wind Ensemble and Community Band
Apr 30 UWP Choirs
May 1
 UWP Choirs
May 5
 UWP Jazz Ensemble

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  • 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.

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