Artist Music Series


Silver Lake College Artist Music Series 2015-2016

Johannes Wallmann Quintet
Saturday, September 19, 2015
7:30 p.m

“Steeped in the jazz tradition, and informed by the music of Coltrane and Ellington, Wallmann’s distinctive compositions seek to explore new territory, joining harmonic complexity with infectious groove, melodic introspection with playful exuberance.”


The Rose Ensemble “The Roots of Bluegrass”
Sunday, November 1, 2015
3:00 p.m.

“The Rose Ensemble presents some of its most popular music in this joyful program featuring ballads, dances, hymns and anthems. Witness a musical evolution as our singers and instrumentalists journey through the dance halls of Boston, to Shaker villages and the hills of Appalachia, exploring the harmonies that gave birth to bluegrass.”


Victor Rosenbaum, pianist
Friday, November 13, 2015
7:30 p.m.

“Pianist Victor Rosenbaum, former chair of the New England Conservatory piano department for more than ten years, has performed widely as soloist and chamber music performer in the United States, Europe, Asia, Israel, and Russia, in such prestigious halls as Alice Tully Hall in New York and the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia.”


Pro Arte String Quartet
Sunday, January 31, 2016
3:00 p.m.

“The Pro Arte Quartet is one of the world’s most distinguished string quartets. The Pro Arte Quartet performs throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia and continues to champion equally both standard repertoire and new music. The group is an ensemble in residence at the UW-Madison School of Music and resident quartet of the Chazen Museum of Art, performing regularly on the concert series of both institutions.”


Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble
Sunday, April 17, 2016
3:00 p.m.

“Playing on period instruments from original notation, the Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble brings the sound and character of 17th and 18th century music to life, often shedding light upon lesser known compositions and composers.”

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Atlantic Wave
Sunday, March 13, 2016
3:00 p.m.

“Join us as we welcome back Atlantic Wave, a Milwaukee Irish band playing the traditional music of Ireland, Scotland, and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Their "contemporary trad" style features a pair of fiddlers, a lead singer on guitar, and a bouzouki & bodhran player, and they're known for their lively, high-energy live shows that combine jigs, reels, strathspeys, and the like, with songs and ballads both old and modern.”