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Concert Review: Finale + Party

Elaine Schmidt reviews Present Music’s Finale + Party on Friday, June 3

Conductor David Bloom to get by with a little help from his friends

Conductor David Bloom to get by with a little help from his friends May 27, 2016 By Elaine Schmidt, Special to the Journal Sentinel The final concert of the Present Music season June 3 may be a collection of five pieces Milwaukee audiences have never heard, but for guest conductor David Bloom the concert, and […]

Present Music to open 2016-17 season with ‘Made in Milwaukee’ concert

Present Music to open next season with ‘Made in Milwaukee’ concert 3:43 p.m. 0 Comments SHARE Kevin Stalheim of Present MusicJoo Photography By Elaine Schmidt, Special to the Journal Sentinel When you think of Present Music celebrating its 35th anniversary next season, you want to give artistic director Kevin Stalheim and the players a hearty, […]

Guest Conductor David Bloom

DAVID BLOOM (GUEST CONDUCTOR) David will conduct the 2015-16 Season Finale on Friday, June 3, 2016 at Turner Hall Ballroom. David Bloom is founding co-artistic director of Contemporaneous, a New York-based ensemble of 21 musicians dedicated to performing the most exciting music of the present moment, and recently lauded in New York Times for a “ferocious, focused performance.” A devoted advocate for […]

34th Season Finale Preview: Bloom’s Day for Present Music

Bloom’s Day for Present Music NYC conductor David Bloom takes over the ensemble, in a search for the perfect sound. By Michael Barndt – Jun 1st, 2016 12:11 pm   On Friday evening, Present Music closes the season with a twist – a guest conductor has selected the program and will conduct. That would be David […]

2015 ComposeMilwaukee Concert

Experience the 2015 ComposeMilwaukee Concert Last year’s ComposeMilwaukee Concert was held at the Milwaukee Art Museum.  Participants included employees at Badger Meter, Pieper Power, residents at St. John’s on the Lake, and community members.  Students groups included Urban Ecology Center at Washington Park, Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Reagan IB High School. Listen Hear last […]

ComposeMilwauke 2015

Experience the 2015 ComposeMilwaukee Concert Last year’s ComposeMilwaukee Concert was held at the Milwaukee Art Museum.  Participants included employees at Badger Meter, Pieper Power, residents at St. John’s on the Lake, and community members.  Students groups included Urban Ecology Center at Washington Park, Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Reagan IB High School. Listen Hear last […]

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Hannah Lash

Hailed by the New York Times as “striking and resourceful…handsomely brooding,” Hannah Lash has emerged as a leading voice of her generation. Suggested listening: C: For vibraphone and piano (commissioned by Zuzanna Szewczyk) Frayed: for string quartet (written for the Jack Quartet)

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