Concordia University Wisconsin's Music Department will take on another semester of COVID-conscious play.
Parents, alumni, and supporters at large are invited to save the date and tune in for their spring 2021 virtual concerts. Streaming links and details will be made available closer to the date of each concert. Check CUW Music Department Facebook or CUW’s Upcoming Events page for updates.
Concordia celebrates 11 performing ensembles that include more than 400 student-musicians. The groups comprise music majors and minors, as well as students from liberal arts majors throughout the university who wish to perform and study music with CUW’s acclaimed music faculty.
Ensembles are directed by Music Department Chair Dr. Louis Menchaca (Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, and Symphonic Wind Ensemble), Dr. Alexa Doebele (Chapel Choir, Selah, and Kammerchor), Johanna Anderson (University Band and Pep Band), and Mark Bloedow (Chapel Ringers, Alleluia Ringers, and Civic Chorale).
The spring 2021 Music Department performance lineup is as follows:
Kammerchor Spring Concert
Sunday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m.
(University Band, Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble, and Symphonic Wind Ensemble)
Friday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. (A pre-recorded concert will be streamed on the CUW Music Department YouTube channel)
CUW Handbells Spring Concert
(Chapel Ringers & Alleluia Ringers)
Saturday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. (A pre-recorded concert will be streamed on the CUW Music Department YouTube channel)
Selah & Chapel Choir Spring Concert
Sunday, April 25 at 3:30 p.m.
A select number of guests will be permitted to attend Senior Recitals in person, by invite. Performances may also be streamed online. Streaming details will be made available closer to the date of each recital.
Shebly Decker Vocal Recital
Saturday, April 10 at 3:30 p.m.
Elena Groth Vocal Recital
Sunday, April 11 at 3:30 p.m.
Charlie Rosenthal Vocal Recital
Friday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Cassidy Mertzig Vocal Recital
Saturday, April 24 at 3:30 p.m.
Alex Reimer Trombone Recital
Friday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Hannah Engwall Organ Recital
Friday, May 7 at 3:30 p.m.
— This story is written by Kali Thiel, director of university communications for Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-243-2149.
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