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Present Music brings museum exhibits to life musically with exploratory concert on April 29
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Present Music brings museum exhibits to life musically with exploratory concert on April 29

Featuring first-ever collaboration with the Milwaukee Public Museum

Present Music Celebrates 5th Annual Chamber Series with ‘GIANTS’
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Present Music Celebrates 5th Annual Chamber Series with ‘GIANTS’

Concerts feature five musicians and 100 metronomes in three intimate venues

Present Music’s Annual Musical Meditation on Gratitude Thanksgiving concert melds tradition with the best of what’s new and inspiring.
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Present Music’s Annual Musical Meditation on Gratitude Thanksgiving concert melds tradition with the best of what’s new and inspiring.

Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 5 p.m. at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

Present Music Kicks Off Milwaukee Art Museum Special Exhibit with ANGST, HORROR & FUN
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Present Music Kicks Off Milwaukee Art Museum Special Exhibit with ANGST, HORROR & FUN

Continuing its 35th Anniversary Season, Present Music, Milwaukee’s devilishly dark and devious new music pioneers, revel in a night of cinematic and musical terror with ANGST, HORROR & FUN

Present Music Season Opener Celebrates Past Commissions and Presents a World Premiere
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Present Music Season Opener Celebrates Past Commissions and Presents a World Premiere

Made for Milwaukee – September 3, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

Present Music Announces Executive Director for 35th Season
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Present Music Announces Executive Director for 35th Season

Meaghan Heinrich brings over ten years of experience in non-profit arts management to Present Music.

Present Music Brings Contemporary Music to Milwaukee and the World for 35 Years
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Present Music Brings Contemporary Music to Milwaukee and the World for 35 Years

2016-17 Season Announcement

Present Music Presents “In The Chamber”
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Present Music Presents “In The Chamber”

Personal. Intimate. Inspired.

Fire Your Imagination. Enter Present Music’s Carnival
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Fire Your Imagination. Enter Present Music’s Carnival

8:00 p.m. Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre Center

Big and Bold. Present Music Presents…  Mozart?!
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Big and Bold. Present Music Presents… Mozart?!

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts

Present Music Nation
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Present Music Nation

June 5, 2015 at Hot Water Wherehouse. Concerts at 6:00pm and 9:00pm

Present Music to Receive National Endowment for the Arts Grant Award for ComposeMilwaukee
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Present Music to Receive National Endowment for the Arts Grant Award for ComposeMilwaukee

In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA will make a $10,000 award to Present Music.

Present Music presents Hilarious
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Present Music presents Hilarious

April 24, 2015 at the Turner Hall Ballroom. Concert at 7:30pm.

Present Music Presents ComposeMilwaukee
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Present Music Presents ComposeMilwaukee

A New Corporate and Community Engagement Program. Public Workshops at Coast-In Bikes and the Milwaukee Art Museum

23 Year Old Juilliard Composer, World Premiere: Present Music’s Equinox
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23 Year Old Juilliard Composer, World Premiere: Present Music’s Equinox

March 20, 2015. Turner Hall Ballroom, Milwaukee WI. Pre-concert Talk 6:45pm. Concert 7:30pm

Present Music Ensemble Member Wins Grammy
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Present Music Ensemble Member Wins Grammy

Pianist Cory Smythe Set to Perform World Premiere of John Zorn's "Novalis" with PM in Milwaukee, February 19-21

Connecting in the Chamber
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Connecting in the Chamber

Present Music presents a series of four concerts in Milwaukee, February 19-21

Present Music and Prodigal Gastropub to Partner for a Fresh Take on Thanksgiving Dinner
A Juxtaposition of Traditions: Present Music Presents Thanksgiving 2014
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A Juxtaposition of Traditions: Present Music Presents Thanksgiving 2014

Pieces to be performed: Hammers and Whistlers, Gloria Everywhere, Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet

Present Music Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant
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Present Music Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that Present Music is one of 886 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant.

TCDaily Giveaway: Life, Love and Death
TCDaily Giveaway

Life, Love and Death

Win two tickets to see Life, Love, and Death, by Present Music, an exploration of the elements of life, love and death featuring world-renowned Sean-nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird on Friday, April 11 at Turner Hall Ballroom. For tickets and info visit http://www.presentmusic.org/

TCDaily Giveaway: Temptation’s Snare
TCDaily Giveaway

Temptation’s Snare

Win two tickets to a collaboration of Danceworks Performance Company and Present Music of “new” new music inspired by “old” new music with an evening-length premiere featuring the music of Igor Stravinsky’s timeless Soldier’s Tale interspersed with new music by the hipster composers of Sleeping Giant composers collective on March 6-9, 2014 at Next Act […]

TCDaily Giveaway: Present Music’s Women in the Chamber
TCDaily Giveaway

Present Music’s Women in the Chamber

Win two tickets to the Present Music’s Women in the Chamber performance January 9th at 2pm. Present Music will explore music by today’s most exciting woman composers. Help to welcome Kaija Saariaho, Zosha di Castri, Eve Beglarian, Liza White, Vivian Fung, Lisa Bielawa, Unsuk Chin and Judith Moy into the Present Music family of exciting, […]