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UW-Superior Theatre to present musical ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

University of Wisconsin-Superior Theatre will present the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in the Manion Theatre located in the Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center on the UW-Superior campus. Performances, directed by Jeffrey Madison, will take place April 27 – 28, and May 4 – 5 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 and May 6 at 2 p.m. Written by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”…

UW-Superior to host University of Minnesota Chamber Singers for free performance

By Jim Biros The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department Choir will host the University of Minnesota Chamber Singers for a free concert on Sunday, April 8, at 4:30 p.m. in the Thorpe Langley Auditorium. The event will include a performance of Gioachino Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, under the direction of Professor Kathy Saltzman Romey. Accompanying will be Michael and Kyung Kim on piano and Qinqig Hilkert on harmonium. The Thorpe Langley Auditorium is located in…

Mathematics takes center stage at UW-Superior’s High School Math Meet

Mathematics took center stage at the University of Wisconsin-Superior Wednesday as more than 200 students from 16 high schools participated in its 44th annual High School Math Meet at Yellowjacket Union. High school students throughout the state in grades six through 12 competed individually and as teams, solving problems in the areas of geometry, calculus, algebra, trigonometry, probability and statistics. “I’ve been bringing students to this event for nine years,” said Tanya Amys, math teacher…

UW-Superior choirs, orchestra to perform with Mesabi Symphony Orchestra

The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department Choirs and Orchestra will perform with the Mesabi Symphony Orchestra as part of a tribute to legendary American composer Leonard Bernstein. Performances will take place on Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in the Goodman Auditorium at the Virginia High School in Virginia, Minn., and Sunday, April 22, at 2:30 p.m. at Thorpe Langley Auditorium on the UW-Superior campus. “The students are very excited for this collaboration,” said Dr.…

University of Wisconsin-Superior recognizes outstanding educators

The University of Wisconsin-Superior will proudly celebrate the professional excellence of two area teachers during the Recognition of Outstanding Early Career Educators and Pre-Service Educator Mentors award ceremony. Spooner, Wis., Elementary School teacher Katie Stipetich will be recognized for her excellence as an early career educator, and Superior Middle School Special Education teacher Sally Pernu will be recognized for her outstanding work with pre-service teachers. Both educators will be honored guests at the awards tea…

UW-Superior Music Department to feature great works from violin, piano duo repertoire

The University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department will host a duo recital featuring violinist Erin Aldridge and pianist Hector Landa on Tuesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. in UW-Superior’s Webb Recital Hall. The audience will be treated to Johann Sebastian Bach’s ‘Sonata No. 4 in C Minor,’ Maurice Ravel’s ‘Sonata No. 2 in G Major,’ and Sergei Prokofiev’s ‘Violin Sonata No. 2 in D Major,’ among many others. “This program features three of the great works…