NOW:53217:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
37°
H 45° L 37°
Clear | 7MPH

Milwaukee Arts Groups Unite for Japan

May 27, 2011

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Peck School of the Arts and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music have joined forces to present a benefit concert for The American Red Cross Japanese Earthquake/Tsunami Relief Effort entitled Milwaukee Artists Unite for Japan.

 

Musicians and artists from UWM and other leading Milwaukee arts organizations will come together on Saturday, June 25th at 7:30 p.m. to deliver a spectacular performance, with proceeds benefitting the The American Red Cross. Financial gifts to Japanese Earthquake/Tsunami relief efforts will help the Red Cross provide shelter, food counseling and other assistance to those affected by this disaster.

 

Performers confirmed include:

• Frank Almond, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, presenting a violin solo with Stefanie Jacob, piano

• Jillian Bruss, Florentine Opera & Milwaukee Opera Theater, in collaboration with faculty from the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music

• Fine Arts Quartet, UWM, Peck School of the Arts

• Philomusica Quartet

• Prometheus Trio

• Caen Thomason-Redus, flute and Elena Abend, piano, UWM, Peck School of the Arts

• Vocal Tapestry, UWM, Peck School of the Arts

• Joseph Azbel and Ian Mueller, UWM Pre-College Program students of Elina Chekan, Associate Lecturer, Classical Guitar, Pre-College and Suzuki Guitar at the UWM Peck School of the Arts, will be providing entertainment in the lobby during intermission.

 

Where: Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

When: Saturday, June 25, 2011

7:30 p.m.

Cost: $25.00 – adults

$15.00 – students with ID & children under the age of 18

Tickets: Purchase advance tickets through the Peck School box office

414-229-4308

Or, in-person at the Zelazo Center M-F 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.

 

Hundreds of origami cranes will decorate the lobby of Bader Hall, created this spring by Stormonth Elementary School students in Fox Point to raise funds for the American Red Cross Earthquake/Tsunami relief efforts.

 

Other sponsors/supporters include: Clear Verve Marketing, Wisconsin Public Radio - WHAD, Minuteman Press – Wauwatosa, Einstein Bros Bagels – Shorewood, Shully’s Cuisine & Events, and Spectrum Resources.

 

Complete and current information about the performance can be found at www.mkeartistsforjapan.org.

 

The American Red Cross name is used with its permission, which in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of any product, service, company, individual or political position. For more information about the American Red Cross, please call 1 800 HELP NOW or email info@usa.redcross.org.

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Dance group to perform at Whitefish Bay library 4/24

» Mequon police searching for bank robbery suspect 4/23

» Shorewood School Board asks legislators to increase school funding 4/21

» Shorewood hires Burlington police chief to lead department 4/21

» Rogers Memorial unveils Brown Deer facility 4/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Bucks; Kaminsky; Brewers; WIAA balance rules 4/21

» Shorewood plants seed for farmers market 4/21

» Two critically injured after rollover crash in Mequon 4/20

» McDonald's owner gets 9 years for running pot ring Updated:  4/17

» 15-year-old boy attacked while walking in Shorewood 4/15

» Brown Deer house damaged by basement fire 4/14

» Shorewood bank robbery suspects arrested 4/14

» Wrong-way I-43 driver crashes into ditch in Bayside 4/14

» Brown Deer man identified as victim of Milwaukee motorcycle-car crash 4/13

» Suspects in Shorewood bank robbery arrested in Kansas City 4/13

» Diamond Stone headlines 2014-15 All-Suburban Boys Basketball team 4/13

» Milwaukee man arrested in Mequon overdose death 4/9

» U.S. Marshals arrest man who allegedly supplied heroin, cocaine to overdose victim in Mequon 4/9

» Tornado watch in effect 4/9

» 2015 Milwaukee suburbs election roundup Updated:  4/8

» Franklin, Gutterman keep seats on Nicolet School Board 4/8

» Three Brown Deer School Board members return for a second term 4/8

» Incumbent Pam Adams wins reelection in Mequon 4/8

» Izzy Goldberg keeps seat on Glendale council 4/7

» Voters send message of change in Fox Point 4/7

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT