The Peck School of the Arts

Arts & Culture
11:33 am
Fri October 31, 2014

The Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra Plays On, 114 Years Later

Credit MMO

The Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra has been making music since 1900. It is the oldest fretted instrument organization in the country.

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Arts & Culture
12:02 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Two UWM Guitar Students Study and Perform Puerto Rican Music in Milwaukee

Hector Torres Gonzalez and John Ruiz are two students in the Fingerstyle Guitar Program at Peck School of the Arts.
Credit Eleanor Peterson, WUWM

Guitars have been around in one form or another for millennia, and there are as many styles as there are countries way they are played makes them unique. Spanish guitar music crossed the Atlantic ocean with the Conquistadors, and that influence can be heard in the guitar music throughout Latin America, including Puerto Rico.

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Arts & Culture
3:38 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Water, Milwaukee Landmarks Inspire New World-Premiere Dances

Summerdances at the North Point Water Tower and Cudahy Gardens at the MAM
Credit Troye Fox

Choreographer Steven Koplowitz takes over two iconic Milwaukee locations to explore water through dance.

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