The Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities


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Tickets are available for purchase online or at the Rita Box Office.

Individual Tickets
General | $10
Parkside faculty/staff | $5
Students | $5

Each music major/minor receives one comp ticket per 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.

Order your individual tickets online

You can also call 262-595-2564 to speak with our staff about available tickets or information on current and upcoming performances, or visit the Rita Box Office near the main entrance to the Rita. Please note we cannot do ticket sales over the phone.




UW-Parkside Symphony performs the cover theme HOMELAND from the movie Spirit. Music Composed by Hans Zimmer. Arranged for strings by Gabby Jensen and Robyn Meredith, orchestrated by Alvaro Garcia.

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March Past of the Kitchen Utensils

March Past of the Kitchen Utensils

Members of UW-Parkside Bands perform March Past of the Kitchen Utensils from the Aristophanic Suite, "The Wasps" by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Laura Rexroth, conductor.

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Begone, Dull Care

Begone, Dull Care

Members of UW-Parkside Bands perform Begone, Dull Care from Old Wine in New Bottles by Gordon Jacob. Laura Rexroth, conductor.

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Gavorkna Fanfare

UW-Parkside Wind Ensemble plays "Gavorkna Fanfare" by Jack Stamp

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A Musical Tribute to You

A Musical Tribute to You

UW-Parkside Master Singers performs "A Musical Tribute to You" with selections from The Wind Beneath My Wings (Larry Henley & Jeff Silbar/arr.) and All Night, All Day (Traditional African American/arr. Greg Gilpin). Dr. James Benjamin Kinchen, Jr., Conductor

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La Brosse

Under the direction of professor Alvaro Garcia, the Parkside Symphony performs La Brosse from Danceries, a collection of dances by Pierre Attaignant (ca.1530) in this recently released music video.

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Bouree D’ Avignonez

Under the direction of professor Alvaro Garcia, the Parkside Symphony performs Bouree D’ Avignonez, arrangement by Philidor L’Aisne (1690), in this new music video filmed during Fall 2020.

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Rita Box Office

Located in The Rita entrance lobby

Spring Semester Hours
Tues-Fri | 12–4 pm
And one hour prior to performances

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 Regional 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.

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