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CEREMONIAL ROOM  ·  Zeremoniensaal


8:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.

8:30 – 9:30 p.m.  |  10:30 – 11:30 p.m.  |  12:30 – 1:30 a.m.

University Symphony Orchestra

Nobuyoshi Yasuda, conductor

The University Symphony Orchestra is a 60-member student ensemble performing the symphonic repertoire of the 18th century to the present. The orchestra presents an on-campus concert each semester, performs annually in a tour to high schools in Wisconsin and Minnesota, and accompanies one fully staged opera or musical play each year.

9:30 – 10:30 p.m.  |  11:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Jazz Ensemble I

Robert Baca, conductor

Jazz Ensemble I, recognized as one of the premier jazz ensembles in the United States, has toured throughout the U.S., Europe and the Pacific Rim. Six of their CDs have received a prestigious DownBeat Award and two have been nominated for a Grammy Award. Jazz Ensemble I’s 18th CD release, Jazz in Clear Water — Black, Brown and Beige, marks the first recording of Duke Ellington’s largest work since the Ellington orchestra’s own recording in 1943.

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GOLDEN LION FESTIVAL ROOM  ·  Zum Goldenen Löwen Festsaal


8:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.


The Dorf Kapelle

Ernest Broeniman, artistic director 

Capturing the traditional ethnic style of the typical European village band, Dorf Kapelle is featured in the less formal Golden Lion Festival Room (Zum Goldenen Löwen Festsaal). On the first floor of Davies Center. The Dorf Kapelle preformed for the first time in 1988 and has become known for the performances of traditional ethnic music of the German speaking nations. Inducted into the Wisconsin Polka Hall of Fame, this village band from Wausau, Wisconsin is led by Ernest Broeniman, a retired music teacher and recognized authority of European wind music which includes polkas, marches, waltzes and special selection preformed in the ethnic style of its origin. 

11:15 - 11:45 p.m.
A capella performance by Audacious.