Description: The 150-voice DUDLEY BIRDER CHORALE of St. Norbert College joins the 90 voices of the BIRDER STUDIO OF PERFORMING ARTS and the Holiday Pops Orchestra for a musical extravaganza! Thrill to the spirit of the season with lush carols and seasonal pops favorites. Conducted by Dudley Birder, the program is the perfect way to begin the Christmas season … with maybe a visit from Santa.
Description: Evergreen Productions presents A Christmas Carol - A Christmas classic telling the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation resulting from a ghostly visit from his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come. An adaptation from Charles Dickens. Show location: St. Norbert College – Hall of Fine Arts – Webb Theater – 315 3rd St., De Pere, WI 54115 - Show dates and times: Friday, 12/8 at 7:30, Saturday, 12/9 at 7:30, Sunday, 12/10 at 2:00, Thursday, 12/14 at 7:30, Friday, 12/15 at 7:30 and Saturday, 12/16 at 7:30. For tickets ($18 plus fee) call 920-403-3950 or visit www.evergreentheater.org.
Description: Over 80 vendors selling local meats, bakery, vegetables, canned items, coffee, art, and prepared foods. Free to attend at the KI Center (333 Main St.) in Exhibit Hall C. Free parking in the Main St. ramp with skywalk access. Free yoga by Jenstar at 9 a.m. Cooking demonstrations will be featured at each market by a local chef. EBT Cards are accepted by select vendors, stop by the info booth. Dec. 9 Holiday Market includes 30 additional vendors with handcrafted gifts plus visits and photos with Santa from 10 a.m.-Noon, sponsored by Fox Communities Credit Union.
Description: Children’s book author Andy Robbins has been an unhappy bachelor since his divorce from wife and collaborator, Ellen, 8 months earlier. Then, all in one incredible day: Ellen re-enters his life with an interesting and complicated surprise; his literary agent arrives with a TV contract needing both Andy’s and Ellen’s approval; and a beautiful lawyer with eyes for Andy enters the picture. To further complicate matters, an unexpected family member makes an appearance!
Description: Winter from Four Seasons by Vivaldi Beethoven Symphony no. 1 Bach Orchestral Suite 1 with the Northeast Wisconsin Dance Organization (NEWDO) Voices of Spring Waltz by Johann Strauss II
Description: This innovative ensemble consisting of UWGB music faculty and friends performs “miniature morsels of music” that either consist of 100 or fewer or last one minute or less. The eclectic repertoire for this concert will be drawn from pieces submitted to our yearly international call for scores.
Description: In preparation for their appearance with the Gangneung Philharmonic Orchestra during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, duo-pianists Sylvia Hong and Michael Rector present works by Poulenc, Ravel and Mozart.
Description: Percussionist Bill Sallak will perform solo and chamber music featuring the marimba, from Bach to the present day. Works by Bach, Osvaldo Golijov, Minoru Miki, and Dan Moore, as well as traditional music from northern Ghana and Burkina Faso.
Description: Classically progressive! This polished, Grammy-nominated quintet features four woodwinds — flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon — and that most sublime of brass instruments, a French horn. Newly appointed as Ensemble in Residence at the University of Chicago, Imani is known for exuberant musicianship, artistic risk-taking and a rising national profile. Their name means “faith” in Swahili, reflecting African-American and Latin American roots.
Description: Inspired by a concept popularized by Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett, saxophonist John Salerno and soprano Courtney Sherman will host an evening of duets with an array of duet partners. The program will feature I Never Saw Another Butterfly, a dramatic composition by Lori Laitman.