At the Rita: Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities


Two Worlds One Art

Two Worlds: One Art

Featuring choirs from Jianghan University, Wuhan, China, and UW-Parkside

May 24  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall
May 25  |  7 pm  | 
1st Presbyterian Church, Racine

Choral students from Parkside and Jianghan University in Wuhan, China, visit each other’s home turf and share music, culture, and friendship. Join us for a concert of choral offerings--some traditional Western and some traditional Chinese--that celebrate the universal joy and art of music. 

About the collaboration

Tickets are not required for this free event.

For your convenience we offer you a number of ways to contact the Rita Box Office for performance information and to purchase tickets. The easiest method is to purchase your tickets online.

Order your individual tickets online

Individual Ticket Prices*:

  • General Admission Tickets = $10
  • Senior & Parkside Staff Tickets = $5
  • Student Tickets = $10

*Some concerts may have different prices. Visit the online box office for exact prices.

You can also email your ticket requests to, call 262-595-2564 and speak with our friendly staff about available tickets and purchasing, or visit the the Rita Box Office. Call the Box Office for detailed hours or stop by one hour prior to each performance.

Please note that all ticket sales are final and that we do not provide refunds nor guarantee exchanges. We will do our best to exchange individual tickets for other concerts/productions but can make no promises that alternate ticketing will be available.



FEB 8  |  Fumi Nishikiori Nakayama, piano
FEB 15  |  Philomusica Quartet
FEB 22  |  MLK Celebration, Parkside Choirs and Jazz Band

MAR 1  |  Armenian Music
MAR 8  |  Student Recital
MAR 15  |  Parkside Choirs
MAR 22  |  Jazz Faculty Concert

APR 5  |  Flute and Brass Ensembles
APR 12  |  Percussion Ensemble
APR 26  |  Parkside Range

Schedule is subject to change.


The 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.

Noon concerts begin at 12 pm in Bedford Concert 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 the Rita Box Office at 262-595-2564 or email


Students take you on a virtual tour through the Rita

Box Office


The Rita, Ground Floor
900 Wood Rd. 
Kenosha, WI 53144
Parking: Lot B, C

About The Rita

Since 1968, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside has continued to build a reputation as an outstanding liberal arts institution with particularly strong fine arts programs. With The Rita Tallent Picken Center for Arts & Humanities, our state-of-the-art instructional facilities and stunning performance venues match our award-winning academic programs and provide even greater community access. Read more about The Rita.

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