Present Music's 2017-18 Season

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Stay On It

September 29, 2017

Be mesmerized by the numerical patterns in music and the timely theme of rain and flooding in song.

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Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 19, 2017

A Milwaukee tradition of thanks, featuring the enchanting sounds of the Hearing Voices vocal ensemble, uplifting from the Reagan High School Choir and a world premiere by composer Ingram Marshall.

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Between Two Worlds

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Music that crosses between the worlds of pop and new classical, featuring two new works and a nod to what brings us together.

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Give Chance A Piece

Thursday, February 22 – Saturday, February 24, 2018

From within the intimate and eclectic art space of the Jazz Gallery, the exquisite art collection of a private home, or the gracious warmth of the Woman’s Club, the concert experience will be inspired by “Give Chance a Piece”, changeable music that is altered by a roll of the dice.

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Sound and Sight

Saturday, June 23, 2017

Wander with us as Present Music returns to the Lynden Sculpture Garden with a new concert shaped in sound for the sight of the garden collection of more than 50 monumental sculptures in 40 acres of park, lake and woodland.

A Huge Thank You to Our Sponsors

Present Music is a member of the United Performing Arts Fund, which provides major financial support. This season is supported by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support provided by CAMPAC and by the generosity of foundations, corporations and individuals.

The Experience!

Present Music has become a leader in contemporary “serious music,” racing many miles ahead of the musty… avant-garde by making thorny new music fun.

Dave Luhrssen

Shepherd Express

You don’t usually see robots and amplifiers at the symphony; nor are the composers usually present in the room to literally breathe life into their new orchestral arrangements.

Cara Slingerland

Marquette Tribune

America’s most important new-music ensemble might well be Milwaukee’s own Present Music.

Tom Strini

Third Coast Digest

“The burst of energy from the musicians sent chills up and down my spine (the good chills). When music actually gives your body an uncontrolled physical reaction like that, you know you have witnessed something special. It was a great experience.”

Jesse V.

Describes his 1st Concert

“Music never spoke to me before last night’s concert and it was amazing! I’m overjoyed about the next concert and learning more about music.”

Tya, Student Composer

Bradley Tech High School

Compose Milwaukee

Creatively connecting Milwaukee’s communities in INNOVATIVE and IMAGINATIVE ways.

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