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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, a 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.

Oct 21 Anne Hambrock (Harp recital by concert artist and UWP harp professor)
Oct 28 UWP Choirs (Choral music featuring UWP Chorale, Voices of Parkside, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble)
Nov 4 UWP Student Recital (Classical music presented by advanced UWP music majors)
Nov 11 UWP Percussion and Brass Ensemble
Nov 18 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

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

Oct 20 7:30 pm                 UWP Wind Ensemble and Community Band
Oct 26 7:30 pm UWP Jazz Band
Nov 4 & 5 7:30 pm Experiencing Choral Treasures (a collaborative concert with UWP Choirs and the Milwaukee H.S. of the Arts Choir
Nov 12 & 13 TBA UWP Recitals (Student Recitals)
Nov 19 7:30 pm UWP Symphony and Community Orchestra (a program featuring Popular Classical Music)
Nov 22 7:30 pm UWP Jazz Concert
Dec 2 7:30 pm UWP Choirs
Dec 4 3:30 pm UWP Choirs
Dec 8 7:30 pm UWP Wind Ensemble and Community Band
Dec 9 7:30 pm UWP Range (The newest UWP a capella ensemble presenting original arrangements of cover songs)

  • 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. Make sure to check out our Visiting Artist page as well!

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

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