fivebyfive awarded Chamber Music America Commissioning Grant, with UW-Madison alum Laura Lentz, flutist

Rochester-based chamber music ensemble fivebyfive has just been awarded one of only fifteen grants distributed nationwide by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program.

Founder/Creator of the Music for Young Violinists Project and Registered Nurse: Heather Figi

I graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in Music, Violin Performance. In 2014 I founded and created the Music for Young Violinists project which hosts tutorial videos, articles on playing and teaching violin and an online store featuring 25 of my collections of sheet music and teaching resources. My […]

Alumni connect on the most isolated landmass on earth: Bruce Matthews

One of the things that brings great value to my UW degree is the entree that it provides to other alumni wherever they may be.

Seth Markow’s jazz radio program, “The Real Deal,” marks its 35th year on the air in Hawaii

Seth Markow’s jazz radio program, “The Real Deal,” marks its 35th year on the air in Hawaii in 2018.

Richard Davis Foundation Celebrates 25th Annual Conference for Young Bassists

As a BS 2013 alumna of UW–Madison, Catherine Harris is excited and proud to serve as the executive director of the Richard Davis Foundation, which is celebrating the 25th Annual Bass Conference on March 30-31, 2018 in Madison, WI.

Andrew Abrams returns to Madison as Artistic Director of new professional musical theatre company, Capital City Theatre

Madison Native, Andrew Abrams, returns to town after many years working professionally in musical theatre in New York City.

UW-Madison graduate in violin performance to join prestigious Miami New World Symphony: Teddy Wiggins

Teddy Wiggins received his M.M. in violin performance in 2014 and will be joining the Miami New World Symphony this fall.