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 UW-Parkside Music Department sponsors numerous evening and weekend concerts including ensemble performances, master classes and visiting musicians, as well as student recitals.

Apr 21 Orchestra Thumb
Symphony and Community Orchestra

Return to Classics
Oct 13  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall

Mar 8 Band Thumb
Wind Ensemble and Community Band

A Musical Celebration of Parkside's 50th Anniversary
Oct 18  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall

Jazz Ensemble May 1 Thumb
Jazz Ensemble

Oct 23  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall

Apr 20 Range Thumb
Parkside Range

Nov 9  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall

Symphony and Community Orchestra

Parkside's History Through Music
Nov 17  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall

Nguzo Saba Suite

Featuring Parkside Choirs
Bedford Concert Hall
Dec 1  |  7 pm
Dec 2  |  3 pm

Mar 16 Jazz Thumb
Jazz Ensemble

Dec 4  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall

Orchestra Thumb
Wind Ensemble and Community Band

Music for a Celebration
Dec 6  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall


The BMO Harris Noon Concert Series is a highly popular series of free performances presented Friday at the noon hour during the Fall and Spring semesters, featuring an interesting and diverse range of performances, including solo and chamber recitals, large group concerts, and lecture/recitals.

Sep 14  |  Oscillators
Sep 21  |  Fendika
Sep 28  |  Ken Thompson Sextet
Oct 5  |  Jamey Buencamino, solo guitar
Oct 12  |  Milwaukee MUSAIK
Oct 19  |  UW-Parkside Student Recital
Oct 26  |  UW-Parkside Choirs
Nov 2  |  UW-Parkside Brass Ensemble and Camerata
Nov 9  |  UW-Parkside Percussion Ensemble

*Click for parking details and more information about the noon concert series
  • 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

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

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