Announcing Finalist Groups for 2022 Arts Business Competition – April 27, 2022

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Arts Business Competition is a campus-wide competition created to support and encourage new thinking and innovative ideas in the form of an art exhibition, event, series, commercial venture or other artistic …

Judy Frater’s interdisciplinary arts residency events and exhibition “Coming Together: Culturally Inspired Creation” (April 20-May 27) at UW–Madison

This spring semester, Judy Frater is the University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts’ interdisciplinary artist-in-residence. Judy Frater is a curator, author and school director who lived in the Kutch region in Northwest India for …

Applications for UW–Madison’s Arts Business Competition are due March 7

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Arts Business Competition is currently accepting proposal submissions through Monday, March 7 until 5 p.m. CST. The competition was created in 2009 to encourage UW–Madison students to develop and present a thorough proposal …

UW–Madison to host Judy Frater as the spring 2022 Division of the Arts’ interdisciplinary artist-in-residence

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts (presenter) welcomes Judy Frater as the spring 2022 interdisciplinary artist-in-residence. Judy Frater is a curator, author and school director who lived in the Kutch region in Northwest India …

Tala Mela: A Celebration of the Universal Language of Rhythm

This final residency celebration event features performances by Arun Luthra, including konnakol, with the UW–Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble (Mead Witter School of Music), students in the class, and guest artist Rohan Krishnamurthy (percussion). Tala is an Indian music word for rhythm and mela means a celebration fair in Punjabi and Sanskrit and in Hindi – mele.

Interdisciplinary arts residency multi-media event on Dec. 7 with Arun Luthra, residency students, UW-Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble and Rohan Krishnamurthy

On Tuesday, December 7 starting at 7:30 pm, saxophonist, composer and konnakol artist and UW-Madison Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Arun Luthra, residency students, the UW-Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble and special guest percussionist Rohan Krishnamurthy will present “Tala …

Arun Luthra Konnakol Lecture

Konnakol lecture with musical demonstrations performed by Arun Luthra with the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble (Mead Witter School of Music). Livestream option available.

Friday Jazz Series at Tandem Press

UW–Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Arun Luthra, and Jazz Standards Ensemble, directed by Peter Dominguez, will perform as part of Tandem Press’ Friday Jazz series during the fall and spring semesters. Livestream option available.

SoundWaves: The Art of Science of Cities: Specimen, New York

SoundWaves looks into what makes NYC tick. How does the city sustain itself? What happens to New York as the climate changes? What’s the best way to get around town? How does the city address its many problems? And what is it like to be a musician in the cultural capital of the U.S.?