Category Archives: Announcements

Alicia Svigals and Uli Geissendoerfer
March 21st, 2019

Join composer/violinist Alicia Svigals and jazz pianist Uli Geissendoerfer for an evening of Ukrainian Jewish folk music with a contemporary spin, Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7pm, Morphy Hall, Mead Witter School of Music.

Details from exhibit celebrating John Harbison's 80th Birthday
February 15th, 2019

Mills Music Library exhibit in Memorial Library lobby celebrates Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Fellow John Harbison’s amazing – and ongoing – musical career, with a focus on his Madison connection.

Kanopy database logo
December 26th, 2018

Canceled subscription to streaming video database renewed, but only for three of its collections.

Cover of Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924
December 7th, 2018

Jim Leary earns second Grammy nomination in the category of Best Album Notes.

Closeup image of Mills Music Library Staff Picks selections
November 16th, 2018

Mills Music Library now pulling favorites from the collection for you to peruse and check out.

Cover of Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924
October 31st, 2018

Celebrate the release of the 2-CD set Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924. Saturday, November 17, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 7:00pm. Free and Open to the Public.

Book cover for Yiddish Empire: the Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, by Debra Caplan
October 23rd, 2018

Debra Caplan speaks about her book Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy, Monday, October 29, 2018, 5:30-7:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

Helvetia 101 label, Durlhofer Jodel, Charles Schoenenberger
September 29th, 2018

2 CD-set produced by Archeophone Records in cooperation with Mills Music Library and the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures is now here and available for borrowing.

Rudolf Pietsch, leader of Die Tanzgeiger
August 31st, 2018

Austrian ensemble Die Tanzgeiger performs Monday, September 24, 2018. Wayside Dining Room, University Club, 803 State St. 5:00pm Reception (with food) 6:00pm Concert. Free and Open to the Public.

Debut exhibition poster
August 30th, 2018

An Exhibition of Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, on display from August 27-December 14, 2018, in Department of Special Collections, Memorial Library.