Artist Music Series

Silver Lake College Artist Music Series performances are at the new Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance. For ticket information, call 920-683-2184 or visit

Sept. 20, 2014, 7:30 p.m. — Petar Jankovic Ensemble

The ensemble features Petar Jankovic, an international award-winning guitarist and professor at Indiana University, along with violinists Maria Storm and Azusa Tashiro, violist Amanda Grimm, and cellist Kyra Saltman, all renowned performers.

Nov. 7, 2014, 7:30 p.m. — George Vatchnadze

George Vatchnadze, an associate professor of piano at DePaul University, has performed with orchestras and in recitals across the United States and around the world.

Jan. 25, 2015, 3 p.m. — Mark Calkins and Cynthia Lawrence

The acclaimed husband-and-wife duo of Mark Calkins, a tenor, and Cynthia Lawrence, a Metropolitan Opera soprano, have entertained audiences around the globe.

Feb. 15, 2015, 3 p.m. — Isthmus Brass Quintet with Percussion

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the group showcases Wisconsin-based musicians Dave Cooper and Don Sipe on trumpet, Ricardo Almeida on horn, Mark Hetzler on trombone, Mike Forbes on tuba, and Keith Lienert on drums.

March 15, 2015, 3 p.m. — Wingra Woodwind Quintet

The group, originally formed in 1965, features the musical talents of Stephanie Jutt on flute, Kostas Tiliakos on oboe, Linda Bartley on clarinet, Marc Vallon on bassoon, and Linda Kimball on horn.