Calendar 1999

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January through July, 1999

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August, 1999

August 1, 6:30 p.m., Port Washington City Band presents a free concert at the Bandshell in Veteran's Memorial Park (formerly Lower Lake Park) in Port Washington. More information from Jennifer Moore.

August 2 and 3, 7 p.m., The Bay Players Theater, ages 16 and older audition needed for "Annie". Prepare song to sing. Whitefish Bay High School auditiorium, 1200 E. Fairmount St. For info call 414-299-9040.

August 3, 6:30 p.m., Summer Nights Concerts, bring your blankets and chairs to grassy lot at State St. and Harwood Av., Wauwatosa for a free concert.

August 4, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., River Rhythms at the Landing free outdoor concert Mrs. Fun's Rhythm Club , Pere Marquette Park, 3rd and State Sts., Milwaukee. The Safe House will offer food and beverages.

August 4, 7 p.m., Whitefish Bay Community Band presents a free concert at Schoolhouse Park on Marlborough, across from the library. More information from Wade Mosby or phone 414-964-9228.

August 9-11, 7 p.m., The Masquers audition for voice, dance and acting. The Masquers' Coach House, 616 N. 8th St., Manitowoc. Call 920-684-9125 for info.

August 10, 6:30 p.m., Summer Nights Concerts, bring your blankets and chairs to grassy lot at State St. and Harwood Av., Wauwatosa for a free concert.

August 11, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., River Rhythms at the Landing free outdoor concert Jerry Grillo, Jack Grassel, Berkeley Fudge Quintet , Pere Marquette Park, 3rd and State Sts., Milwaukee. The Safe House will offer food and beverages.

August 17, 10 a.m., Wilsonaires Chorus needed for Christmas Chorus series. Singers 50 or older, no experience necessary, audition for placement only. Wilson Park Senior Center, Milwaukee, or call 414-543-6896.

August 17, 6:30 p.m., Summer Nights Concerts, bring your blankets and chairs to grassy lot at State St. and Harwood Av., Wauwatosa for a free concert.

August 18, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., River Rhythms at the Landing free outdoor concert Greg Koch Koalition , Pere Marquette Park, 3rd and State Sts., Milwaukee. The Safe House will offer food and beverages.

August 18 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Wednesday Night Live - free concert series Central Park in West Allis, Bobby Way and the Wayouts.

August 21, 22 (3 p.m.), 27, 28, 8 p.m., Chris Zello, clarinetist plays Stockhausen and other music. A concert series at Charles Allis Library. Tickets call 414-278-9120.

August 22, 3 p.m., University Community Orchestra of UWM has concert with Jamin Hoffman directing, free at All Saints' Cathedral, 818 E. Juneau Av., Milwaukee. Aaron Copland's An Outdoor Overture (played indoors!) will be part of the terrific musical program.

August 23-24, 7 p.m., Sunset Playhouse auditions for singers. Call 414-782-4431, extension 304 to schedule an audition.

August 23-25, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Racine Symphonic Chorus auditions for talented singers for all parts, especially tenor and bass voices. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Racine. Call 414-634-7669 to schedule an audition time.

August 24, 6 p.m., Florentine Opera Company, needed for children's chorus, 12 singing members with unchanged voices between ages of 9 and 12. Call 414-291-5700, extension 10, to schedule and audition.

August 24, 6:30 p.m., Summer Nights Concerts, bring your blankets and chairs to grassy lot at State St. and Harwood Av., Wauwatosa for a free concert.

August 25, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Milwaukee Symphony Chorus auditions for members at the Marcus Center, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. To schedule an audition, call 414-967-1905.

August 25, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Milwaukee Symphony Chorus auditions at Marcus Center, 929 N. Water St. Complete rules by phoning 414-967-1905.

August 25, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., River Rhythms at the Landing free outdoor concert KB's Midlifecrisis , Pere Marquette Park, 3rd and State Sts., Milwaukee. The Safe House will offer food and beverages.

August 25, 7 p.m., Krakow Polish Dancers of Milwaukee auditions for members at Collins-Meyer VFW Clubhouse. To schedule an audition, call Annette Kuligowski at 414-383-7177.

August 25, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Wednesday Night Live - free concert series Central Park in West Allis, The Britins.

August 26, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Master Singers of Milwaukee auditions at First Congregational Church, 1511 Church St., Wauwatosa. Call 414-744-7997 for appointment.

August 27-28, 1 p.m. until 11 p.m., Second Annual Madison Blues Festival at Madison, presenting at least six acts each day. Ticket price of $49 includes parking.

August 28, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Master Singers of Milwaukee auditions at First Congregational Church, 1511 Church St., Wauwatosa. Call 414-744-7997 for appointment.

August 30 - September 3, Madison Symphony Orchestra, musicians needed for 1999-2000 season. Call 608-259-2922 for information.

August 30-31, 7 p.m., Shorewood Players, needed for fall musical, singing and dancing chorus of college age people and several young teenagers. Phone 414-332-5977 for audition info.

August 31, Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra deadline for the Ruggeri Scholarship for violinists 8 to 19 from southeastern Wisconsin. Complete rules by phoning 414-272-8540.

August 31, Waukesha Choral Union auditions at Waukesha South High School Chorus Room, 401 E. Roberta Av., Waukesha. Info at 414-970-3777.

August 31, 10 a.m., Wilsonaires Chorus needed for Christmas Chorus series. Singers 50 or older, no experience necessary, audition for placement only. Wilson Park Senior Center, Milwaukee, or call 414-543-6896.


September, 1999

September 1, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Milwaukee Symphony Chorus auditions at the Marcus Center, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. To schedule an audition, call 414-967-1905.

September 1, Metropolitan Opera Council last day for postmark of your materials for annual auditions for qualified singers. Applications from Patricia Crump, 1245 Valley Rdige Dr., Brookfield 53005.

September 1, 6:30 p.m., Milwaukee Choristers will hold auditions for new members at United Methodist Church, 1529 Wauwatosa Av., where the 80+-voice chorus holds weekly rehearsals. Dr. James B. Kinchen, Jr., Sturtevant, director of choral activities at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, has been conductor of the Choristers since 1993. He will conduct the private auditions and advises that no prepared material is necessary and no appointment is required. A potential member must be a high school graduate or at least 18 years old. Singers accepted will join the Choristers in weekly rehearsals, from7:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., beginning on September 8th, for their annual Christmas Concert. That concert will be presented on December 10th and 11th, at St. Monica Catholic Church in Whitefish Bay. For further information about auditions, phone 355-8030.

September 1, 7 p.m., Krakow Polish Dancers of Milwaukee auditions for members at Collins-Meyer VFW Clubhouse. To schedule an audition, call Annette Kuligowski at 414-383-7177.

September 1, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Wednesday Night Live - free concert series Central Park in West Allis, The Eddie Butts Band.

September 1, 4 to 8 p.m., Milwaukee Symphony Chorus audition at Marcus Center, 929 N. Water St. Call 414-967-1905 to schedule an audition.

Septemer 1-2, 7 to 9 p.m., Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra auditions at Menomonee Falls North Middle School, N88 W16750 Garfield SDr. Call 414-453-1928 for an appointment.

September 7, UWM Symphony Orchestra auditions Music Bldg., 3233 Downer Av., Room 230. Call 414-229-4609 for appointment.

September 7, 6 to 10 p.m., Festival City Symphony auditions at MATC Auditorium C, C249, 1036 N. 8th St. Call 414-963-9067 for appointment.

September 8, 4 p.m., Madison Boy Choir auditions at First Baptist Church, 518 N. Franklin, Madison. Call 608-233-5736 for more information.

September 8, 7 p.m., Krakow Polish Dancers of Milwaukee auditions for members at Collins-Meyer VFW Clubhouse. To schedule an audition, call Annette Kuligowski at 414-383-7177.

September 10, 11, Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival, West Bend.

September 11, 7 p.m., Indian Classical Music Concert, featuring Maestro Irshad Khan on Sitar and Surbahar accompanied by Shyam Kane, Tabla. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee. Ticket info 414-273-7206.

September 12, 3 p.m., MacDowell Club of Milwaukee with Monte Perkins, guest speaker and Solon Pierce, pianist. A free program of five beautiful pieces for piano at Broadway Theatre, 158 N. Broadway. Info 353-8908.

September 13, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wisconsin Ameritech Chorus looking for singers for their fall season which starts today. Information from Joyce Liske at 414-453-7854.

September 13, 7:30 p.m., Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra resumes season with rehearsal. Information from Dolores Chrzan, 414-529-5402, for audition instructions.

September 14, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Bach Chamber Choir at St. John's Luheran Church, 7877 N. Port Washington Rd., Glendale. Call 414-223-0572 for appointment.

September 19, 12 to 5 p.m. public various fine pianos on sale in the Carroll College Department of Music, 100 N. East Av., Waukesha. Info at 414-951-3010.

September 22, 3 p.m., Festival City Symphony presents a free Pajama Jamboree Concert FCS Fiesta at Marcus Center, 929 N. Water St.

September 25, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Music on KK, 2685 S. Kinnickinnic Av., Bay View. Joyce Parker Productions presents The Seventies, Disco Fever Heats up the Dance Floor, talented local musicians and singers, with a different free program each Saturday. Info at 414-744-8866.

Through September 29, auditions for Knightwind Ensemble, Milwaukee's premier adult wind ensemble. Limited openings in all sections with special needs for oboes, bassoons and trumpets. Call 427-7259 for information.


October, 1999

October 6, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Matt Stuebner, Classics and Sing-a-Long. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

October 8, 8 p.m., University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point at Archie's Bar and Grill. Any and all alumni interested in playing in the Alumni Marching Band are invited. No need to have been part of past UWSP Marching Bands, or even a music major. Can you play an instrument? Join us.

October 9, 10 a.m., MacDowell Club of Janesville Young Performer's Concert at Women's Club. For info call Carol Fosshage, 608-756-5856.

October 11, 7:30 p.m., MacDowell Club of Milwaukee free program at Broadway Theatre, 158 N. Broadway. Info 353-8908.

October 13, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Grant Malme, Standards and Show Tunes. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

October 13, 7 to 9 p.m., National Association for College Admission Counseling - Students and schools take center stage at the Milwaukee Performing and Visual Arts College Fair. No audition or portfolio is required for admittance to the Fair at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee. Admission representatives from colleges, universities, conservatories, studios, and summer arts programs are searching for talented students interested in continuing their education in the areas of music, dance, theater,visual arts, graphic design and other related fields. This event is free! Students seeking an undergraduate or graduate program will be able to find out about educational opportunities, financial aid possibilities, portfolio days, auditions, entrance requirements, and much more. Last year, 27 fairs brought more than 5,500 students in contact with over 1,000 institutions of higher education. National and international institutions will be in attendance this season. For info e-mail John D. Clark or phone 800-822-6285.

October 16, 8 p.m., Concord Chamber Orchestra of Wauwatosa presents Favorites of the Pasing Millennium at Wauwatosa Woman's Club, 1626 Wauwatosa Av. Info 414-281-6095.

October 17, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Elizabeth and Richard, piano and clarinet duets from classical to jazz, Mozart to Shaw. Mitchell Park Floral Dome, 524 S. 27th Street, Milwaukee, phone 414-649-8126 for info. Beer Garden, mum show and a traditional Germanic celebration. There is an admission charge to see the beautiful domes, then the music is free.

October 19, 7 p.m., Tuning with the Enemy a docutmentary on the work of U.S. musicians building a cultural bridge to Cuba. Central United Methodist Church, 639 N. 25 St., Milwaukee. Info 414-276-8305 or 414-964-0350.

October 20, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Michael Thiele, Rachmaninof. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

October 23, 5 p.m., Early Music Now, Lionheart Paris 1200 Chant and Polyphony from 12th Century France. St. Joseph Center Chapel, 1501 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. Phone 414-225-3113 for ticket info.

October 23, 8 p.m., Bel Canto Chorus, concert of List's Missa Solemnis and Brucker's Te Deum at St. Basilica, 2333 S. 6 St., Milwaukee. Ticket info at 414-481-8801.

October 24, 3 p.m., UWM Fine Arts Recital Hall Music by Wisconsin Composers, 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee. Features works by Hartig, McDonald, Schmidt, Naumann, Yannay and Cunningham. Tickets $8/6, info Milton Peckarsky, phone 414-963-9275.

October 24, 3 p.m., Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Faculty Artist Concert Decade Series. 1900-1910: Vocalist Phillip Pearl and pianist Alice Brovan will perform Grieg’s “Krag Songs”, and Linda Jones (clarinet), Korinthia Klein (viola), and Curtis Stotlar (piano) will play pieces by Bruch and others.

October 24, Milwaukee Concert Band concert at Kettle Moraine High School, includes Tuba soloist playing Clarinet Polka!

October 27, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Bettye Anderson and Elizabeth Duquesnoy, playing piano duets of Mozart, Faure and Debussy. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

October 29, 30, November 4, 5, and 6 at 8 p.m.; October 31 and November 7 at 2 p.m., Cardinal Stritch University presents "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up," the smash musical hit of youthful growing pains and the trying moments of adolescence in the Catholic elementary and high school during the 1950's. Ticket info 414-410-4171.

October 30, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Music on KK, 2685 S. Kinnickinnic Av., Bay View. Joyce Parker Productions presents Movie Hits of the 80's, Star Wars to Torch Songs, talented local musicians and singers, with a different free program each Saturday. Info at 414-744-8866.


November, 1999

November 3, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Ron Martinson, Jazz Standards. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

November 5, 7 p.m., Bach Choir of Milwaukee presents "Madrigalia" at Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 790 N. Van Buren St., Milwaukee. Tickets $11, call 223-0572 for info.

November 6, 7 p.m., Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert - a Russian tribute at N. Jr. High School, Menomonee Falls, featuring Korean pianist Yun Ye Lai peforming Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2. More information from Dolores Chrzan, 414-529-5402.

November 6, 12 to 4 p.m. at Bayshore Mall, 5900 N. Port Washington Rd. Free entertainment for the entire family, singers, saxophones, strings and more Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Showcase of talent and creativity by the students.

November 7, 3 p.m., MacDowell Club of Milwaukee program at Pabst Theatre, 144 E. Wells. Festival City Symphony Concert "Home Sweet Home" featuring winner of Concerto Competition, Solon Pierce. Info 963-9067.

November 7, 3 p.m., Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Faculty Artist Concert Decade Series. 1910-1920 Flutist Lisette Kielson will play Charles Griffes’ “Poem”, percussionist Luis Diaz will present early Afro-Cuban music, and Dave Bayles, Tele Lesbines, and Scott Wenzel will join forces on the ragtime mallet masterwork Xylophonia.

November 8, 7:30 p.m., MacDowell Club of Milwaukee free program, bring a friend, at Broadway Theatre, 158 N. Broadway. Features Four Last Songs of Richard Strauss sung by Marilyn Minor accompanied by piano and violin, Bach, Prokofreff, Puccini and Verdi. Info 353-8908.

November 10, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Wayne Taddey, Standards Fare. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

November 14, 2:30 p.m., Milwaukee Area Piano Teachers Association presents its 3rd Mega Band Concert in the Mount Mary College Theater. More than 100 students will perform in ensembles on 8 pianos. Tickets $6/$3, info Irene 423-5840 or Elaine 679-4803.

November 14, 3 p.m., Alverno College in Milwaukee presents soprano Laura Medendorp and pianist James Norden, "Longing for Home...and Other Such Struggles to Belong" in Alphonsa Recital Hall. Admission is free. Featuring works by Mozart, Debussy, Ricky Ian Gordon, Andre Previn, Brahms and Theon Kirk.

November 14, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Milwaukee Area Recorder Society welcomes new members to its workshop-meeting at Mount Mary College. Info call Pat Brenckle 542-4551 or Sister Rita Schweitzer 258-4810.

November 17, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Mark Davis, Jazz. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

November 17, 3 p.m., Festival City Symphony presents a free Pajama Jamboree Concert Toys, Toys, Toys at Marcus Center, 929 N. Water St.

November 20, 7:30 p.m., MacDowell Music Club of Janesville at 108 S. Jackson St., Janesville, presents Renato Permezzi, pianist, admission $6/$7. More info from Carol Fosshage

Movember 20, 7:30 p.m., Milwakee Showcase Chorus of Sweet Adelines presents swing favorites concert at Mt. Mary College. For ticket info phone 414-783-SING.

November 20, 3 p.m., Knightwind Ensemble Gershwin classics like Rhapsody in Blue at Bradley Pavilion of Marcus Center. Info about tickets 546-1923.

November 21, 3 p.m., Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Faculty Artist Concert Decade Series 1921-1930: Prokofiev’s Quintet Op. 9, with oboist Doreen Wunsch, violinist Karl Orvik, violist Nathan Hackett, clarinetist Linda Jones and bassist John Babbitt.

November 21, 7 p.m., Charles Allis Art Museum Ardenne Bunde will sing with piano accompaniment by Geraldine-Thien-Stone and John Komasa. Poetry will also be read by Martha Osrat.

November 21, 7 p.m., University Community Orchestra Free Classical Concert with Jamin Hoffman directing at All Saints' Cathedral, 818 E. Juneau, Milwaukee. Featuring Concerto for Tuba with Daniel Neesley. Also The Overture to The Secret Marriage, Pavane and Capriccio Espagnol.

November 23, 7:30 p.m., Waukesha Symphony Orchestra presents Eddie Daniels, clarinetist with fiery jazz of American Originals. Tickets phone 414-547-1858.

November 24, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Lajos and Andy Havas, Piano and Cello Classics. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.


December, 1999

December 1, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Michael Brody, Classical Recital. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

December 4, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Music on KK, 2685 S. Kinnickinnic Av., Bay View. Joyce Parker Productions presents 20th Century gala variety show, talented local musicians and singers, with a different free program each Saturday. Info at 414-744-8866.

December 4, 7 p.m., UW-Parkside Master Singers and Voices of Parkside sing the complete oratorio, "Messiah," by G. F. Handel, with orchestra. Grace Church, 3626 Highway 31, Racine. For ticket info call 414-632-2111.

December 4, 8 p.m., Early Music Now, Special Holiday Concert: Calliope with soprano Jane Bryden. Phone 414-225-3113 for ticket info.

December 4, 8 p.m., Bel Canto Chorus, concert of Conrad Susa's Carols and Lulabies: Christmas in the Southwest; plus an arrangement of Spanish-Language songs accompanied by marimba, guitar and harp at St. John Vianney Church, 1755 N. Calhoun Rd., Brookfield. Ticket info at 414-481-8801.

December 5, 2 p.m., Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra Messiah Sing-a-Long concert at Irish Cultural Center, Milwaukee, featuring some of the best-loved love songs. More information from Dolores Chrzan, 414-529-5402.

December 5, 2 p.m., Riverport Chorus of Sweet Adelines International presents annual show "Holiday Inn" at Reuther Central High School Auditorium, 913 57th St., Kenosha. This five time regional championship chorus will perform, plus guest singers, a second grade school choir, bell choir and ballet troupe. Tickets $12 at door, $10 in advance. Info 262-859-2343.

December 5, 4 p.m., UW-Parkside Master Singers and Voices of Parkside and Orchestra present the complete oratorio of G. F. Handel's "Messiah." Commuinication Arts Theatre on campus, which is at 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, For ticket info call 414-595-2278.

December 8, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Bill Hindin, Christmas Jazz from New York. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

December 10 and 11, 8 p.m. Milwaukee Choristers annual Christmas Concert, programmed by Dr. James B. Kinchen, Jr., the Choristers’ conductor since 1933. Their performance includes:

  • a selection from Edvard Grieg’s last composition, "Four Psalms"
  • the "Sanctus" from Maurice Durufle’s "Requiem"
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff’s "Borgoroditse Devo," from the composer’s "All Night Vespers," which the Choristers will sing in Russian
  • Mormon Tabernacle Choir arrangements of several carols and folk songs
  • "What Sweeter Music," by the popular British composer and choral conductor, John Rutter
  • Leroy Anderson’s" Sleigh Ride, and
  • the classic Fred Waring arrangement of "'Twas The Night Before Christmas"
St. Monica Catholic Church, 5601 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Advance individual tickets are $8 will be available from members of the chorus or by calling 355-8030. At the door, $10. A family ticket for parents and minor children is $20 at all times.

December 11, 7:30 p.m., Master Singers of Milwaukee presents Magnificats and Carols of Christmas at Hales Corners Lutheran Church conducted by Cary John Franklin. Tickets and info 414-774-4300.

December 11, 8 p.m., Concord Chamber Orchestra of Wauwatosa, Directed by Janet Millard, presents A Millennium Yuletide at the Basilica of St. Josaphat, 2333 S. 6th St., Milwaukee. Orchestra will be joined by St. Matthew's Lutheran Church Senior Choir and the First Congregational Church Choir. Info from Jill Fennimore at 414-281-6095.

December 11 and 12, 1:30 p.m., Wilsonaires Christmas Concert at Wilson Park Senior Center, 2501 W. Howard Av., Milwaukee.

December 12, 1:30 p.m., Recorder Enthusiats Wanted Milwaukee Area Recorder Society welcomes new members to its workshop-meeting at Mount Mary College. For info phone Pat Brenckle, 542-4551 or Sister Rita Schweitzer, 258-4810.

December 12, 2:30 p.m., Fesitval of German Christmas Music features Ad-Hoc Ensemble Choir of Milwaukee, the Liederkranz Chorus of Milwaukee and the Waukesha Youth German Choir. At Sherman Park Lutheran Church, 2703 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee. Christmas music and the story all in the German language along with bells, organ and carols sung by all. Free!

December 12, 3 p.m., Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Faculty Artist Concert Decade Series. 1931-1940: Guitarists Christopher Laughlin and Peter Baime will perform classical and flamenco guitar selections by de Falla, Turina, Montoya and others. Saxophonist Dennis King is featured in a piece by Eugene Bozza. Rounding out the program will be selections from great musicals of the ‘30’s as sung by mezzo Diane Lane.

December 12, 3 p.m., Polish-American Christmas Gala at Pitman Theatre of Alverno College, 3401 S. 39 St., Milwaukee. Tickets and info by calling 800-547-LIRA.

December 12, 4 p.m., Master Singers of Milwaukee presents Magnificats and Carols of Christmas at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, conducted by Cary John Franklin. Tickets and info 414-774-4300.

December 15, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Fred Tesch and Mary Ann Beaumont, Christmas Duets. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

December 15, 7 p.m., Milwaukee Municipal Orchestra presents a free concert at University of Wisconsin Recital Hall.

December 16, 10 a.m., MacDowell Music Club at 108 S. Jackson St., Janesville, presents Women of Note Christmas program. More info from Carol Fosshage.

December 16, 7:45 p.m., Suburban Band at Southridge, Greendale. Two free concerts in a row.

December 19, 2 p.m., Wisconsin Ameritech Chorus Christmas Concert, Memories of Christmas In Song at First Lutheran Church, 7400 W. Lapham St., West Allis. Tickets and info, phone Joyce 453-7854. Refreshments served by Chorus members in Fellowship Hall after concert.

December 19, 7 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church choir and full orchestra presents a splendid Christmas Program. Located at S77 W18426 Janesville Road (just a few blocks east of Racine Avenue) in Muskego, directed by Edward H. Beale. Info 262-679-1616.

December 22, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert with Matt Stuebner, Christmas Sing-a-Long. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.

December 25, Merry Christmas!

December 29, 12:10 p.m., Bradford's Steinway Showcase presents a free casual concert to be announced. Take a break from your busy schedule and enjoy a musical noon hour. Bring your lunch, coffee provided, for a relaxing respite at 11520 W. North Av., Milwaukee, phone 414-777-3850 for info.


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