PERFORMING IN PANDEMIC AND BEYOND
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Lunar New Year
Engaging and Interesting
A two-day Residency with
Dr. Artina McCain
Achieving the mission together
DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES
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DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES 01
Lunar New Year Celebration Concert
Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 7:30pm
Mead Witter Concert Hall
Lunar New Year Celebration honors the traditional holiday that is observed in countries and territories around the globe. Join us for a free performance with a special program and learn more about dance and music inspired by Asian culture. Explore a wider range of repertoire outside of the traditional Western Classical canon and its inspiration!
(Open to the public)
The event program includes Indian classical dance, Chinese traditional ensemble, Kpop dance and other classical music: Bamboo in the Wind and The Jasmine Flower Fantasia by Chu Wnaghua, Ga-go-pa and Joyous Ong-He-Ya by Misook Kim, Song of Nostalgia by Sicong Ma, The Taste of Snow by Jiaer Zhu
Artists: Shri Naatiya Vidhyalayaa dance team, Asian musical instruments community, Kangwon Kim Lee, Lina Yoo Min Lee, James Waldo, Changyue Liu, Karen Szczech, Melody Ma, Junchi Li, Elsa Wei
*Due to technical difficulties, the virtual class with Emery Stephens will not be open to the public. The students performing will still use Collins, but voice students will join by a private link in order to hear Dr. Stephen's comments. Hamel will not be unlocked for this event.
DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES 02
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Collins Recital Hall
Emery Stephens, on the faculty at St. Olaf, will be presenting a virtual guest artist class from 4:15-6:00pm. Collins Recital Hall is reserved. Emery Stephens will join online to share his invaluable expertise on his research "Singing down the Barriers."
DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES 03
Teaching the Trans and Non-Binary Voice: Introductory Workshop for Students, Performers, and Educators
Friday, February 3, 2023, 5:00pm
Collins Recital Hall
Guest speaker: Liz Jackson Hearns (she/they)
Topics include considerations for gender expansive pedagogy exploration of PIRA scale, and proposals of possibilities for gender expansive vocalization through vocal exercises and compassionate conversation. Click here for more info.
*Collaboration with Music Teachers National Association -UW Madison Collegiate chapter in partnership with UW-Madison Division of Arts
WISCONSIN UNION SERIES
Sunday, February 5, 2023 7:30pm
The group beguiles audiences with an amply diverse repertoire ranging from traditional chamber music to jazz to contemporary works that reflect significant historic and prevailing events.
More info: click here
DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES 04
Cabaret: Color Me!
Friday, February 10, 7:30pm
Cabaret-style performance that involves students of color from across artistic disciplines. Performances can range from singing, dancing, poetry reading, monologues, dialogues, stand-up comedy, etc.
DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES 05
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Jeffery McGhee, who received a DMA from UW-Madison and is on the faculty at Roberts Wesleyan University, will be on campus in February to present a program in celebration of Black History month.The program will be primarily a recital, with some spoken comments introducing pieces, and will include African-American art songs and spirituals. The art songs will focus on composers of African descent, and the spiritual arrangements may include some Non-African American composers. He and collaborative pianist Michael Landrum will also present a workshop with student participation, “Singing Spirituals with Integrity and Heart”. Click here
DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES 06
When Music Speaks and Moves
Monday, March 6, 2023, 7:30pm
Collaboration with Dance and Music department.
Dance students will create/choreograph works by underrepresented composers, living composers or systematically and historically marginalized composers.
Multi-disciplinary performance will be provided.
DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES 07
Jazz Pianist & Composer:
Helen Sung, March 30 & 31, 2023
March 30, 7:30 pm: Helen Sung with the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble and the UW Jazz Orchestra ($15, free for students)
March 31, 7:30 pm: Helen Sung Trio with UW faculty Peter Dominguez, bass, and Matt Endres, drums, and the Bridge Project ($15, free for students)
DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES 08
2023 Featured Guest Artist: Artina McCain, April 5 &6 2023
It will present a two-day residency featuring Dr. Artina McCain as part of our 2nd annual DEIB Festival. The residency will center around a solo piano recital featuring Black composers, a Q&A luncheon, a pedagogical workshop (Who’s That? Creating a New Standard Repertoire), and a performance class. All events will feature historically marginalized and underrepresented composer.
Schedule for Dr. Artina McCain 2-Day Residency
Day 1 – Wednesday, April 5, 2023
•Piano pedagogy workshop: Who’s That? Creating a New Standard Repertoire
10:00-11:30am Lee/Kaufman Rehearsal Room
11:45pm-12:45pm, Lee/Kaufman Rehearsal Room
•Performance class featuring historically marginalized and underrepresented composers
3:00-4:30pm Collins Hall
Day 2 – Thursday, April 6, 2023
•Evening Concert: 7:30pmMead Witter Concert Hall