Call for Artists – Festival of Trees and Music

Date? November 14-24, 2013
Time? All Day
Where? Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
How Much? …is there a charge? or is it free?
The details… This 11-day music and art festival will showcase community musicians and artisans from throughout Greater Milwaukee. Each day will feature music performed by Conservatory students, faculty, and community partners including performers from the UW-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts and Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.

Artists willing to volunteer their talents are invited to submit concepts in either of two categories.

Call #1 | Tree Designers
Artists are invited to submit up to two (2) design concepts of a fully decorated, 7-foot, artificial Christmas tree. The artist may choose (a) to decorate a provided 7-foot tree with ornamental objects and lights, or (b) to create an original tree from their choice of materials. This may include wood, metal, glass and found or re-purposed materials, etc. Trees will be displayed during the Festival and auctioned to benefit WCM music education programming. Concept selections will be made by 10/6/2013 at which point the selected artists will be awarded the base tree and $250 to spend on this project. Selected artists may be requested to collaborate with a tree sponsor.
Tree Submission Guidelines:
• Original trees should be no more than 7ft tall, 3ft in diameter
• Not restricted to traditional themes and ornaments
• Family-friendly subject matter
• No open flame and no structural modification of base
• Standard electrical voltage (120V) provided
• May include multimedia, recycled/repurposed material

Call #2 | Interior Designers
Individual designers, interior design and furnishings firms, as well as Collegiate level faculty-led student teams are invited to submit design concepts for the reconditioning of the Women’s Piano Salon (room 101) to enhance the natural beauty and usability of this early 20th century room. Scope of improvements suggested include: paint, curtains, floor coverings, and furnishings. Concepts should include projected costs. Please call for more details. Room dimensions, photos and specifications will be posted at
wcmusic.org/FoTM.aspx

Design submission deadline: September 20, 2013
Concepts may be rendered digitally as a PDF or jpeg and preferably emailed to juliopabon@wcmusic.org. Drawings may also be delivered in person.

Time allotted to work on project: Approx. 5 weeks
Contact email: juliopabon@wcmusic.org
Contact name: Julio Pabon
Weblink http://wcmusic.org/FoTM.aspx

Student Government Meeting

Date? Friday, September 6th
Time? 2pm
Where? Om Nom Cafeteria
How Much? FREE
The details… Join us in the MIAD Cafeteria as we discuss the events and initiatives we will be working on this semester including: the Milwaukee AIDs Walk, the Halloween Party, and supporting our current and new student groups to name a few. There will be free food!
Contact email: studentgovernment@miad.edu
Contact name: Mary Krzyzewski