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2022-2023
DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES

This is not a complete list. More information coming soon!

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

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DEIB FESTIVAL SERIES 02

EMERY STEPHENS

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
4:15pm, Virtual
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."

 

*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.

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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

IMANI WINDS

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

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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

JEFFERY MCGHEE

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”.

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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

Community Outreach Recital at
Capitol Lakes, April 2023

UW Students will play works by underrepresented, living, suppressed and systematically & historically marginalized composers to bring diverse musical experiences to the community.

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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. 

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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

 •Q&A luncheon

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

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