Music Clubs and Scholarships

Find, join or support a Wisconsin music club, a group of people who enjoy music.
Apply for music scholarships, receive financial support for musical activities.

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Club or Group Location Scholarship Contact Person
Adelaide Banaszynski School for Piano Studies, The Saint Mary's Academy
3195 S. Superior St.
Milwaukee 53207-3099
Eugene H. Wesland Scholarship: $25,000 for pianists 12 to 18 years old. Apply before December 1. Auditions held late January. Julie Cuccunato, 414-449-9719
Allegro Music Club AMC
5019 Sheboygan Av., #213
Madison 53705-2814
2nd M
8 PM
Genevieve Gersbach, 608-233-4259
The Arts Council of Edgerton ACE
PO Box 124
Edgerton 53534
Scholarships for Edgerton-area students seeking funding for various arts-related educational endeavors. ACE, 608-884-7576
Appleton Parade Committee, City of 1230 S. Lehmann La.
Appleton 54914
- Eric J. Stadler
Barron Federated Music Club Barron - Karyn Schauf
Bel Canto Chorus
(1931)
Mequon United Methodist Church
11011 N. Oriole Ln.
Mequon 53092-4915
Regional Artist Competition held in June (since 1988) Richard Hynson
(Debbie Rakestraw, 414-481-8801)
Bethel Lutheran Church BLC
S77 W18426 Janesville Rd.
Muskego 53150-9206
Ed Beale Music Scholarship held in May. HS student, BLC member. Ed Beale
Mike Huffmann, 262-679-1616
Susan Getzel, Assistant Organist, Orchestra
Brown County Civic Music Association 511 St. Mary's Blvd.
Green Bay, WI 54301
- Amy Kocha
(Rita Kilmer, 920-338-1801, FAX 920-338-1802)
Cardinal Stritch University CSU
6801 N. Yates Rd.
Glendale 53217-3985
- CSU, 414-410-4171
Carroll College Music Department
100 N. East Av.
Waukesha 53186-5593
Trustee, Voorhees, Charles Carroll, Presidential, Pioneer and Music Scholarships. Up to $36,000 over four years. Auditions in January and February. Dena R. Lameer, 414-547-1211
Cedarburg Cultural Center CCC
W62 N546 Washington Av.
Cedarburg 53012-0534
- Dr. James Yarger, 262-375-3676
Celtic Music Association of Madison
(1985)
CMAoM
433 Berwyn Dr.
Madison 53711-1203
- Bob Newton, 608-251-1072
Chippewa Falls Music Association - - Teresa McDowell,
Chippewa Valley Ragtime Society - - CVRS, 715-834-6897
Chopin Youth Piano Competition Polish Fest
Summerfest Grounds
Milwaukee
$475 Contact
Held in June
Civic Music Association of Milwaukee
(1918)
Bay View's Historic Hide House
2625 S. Greeley St., Suite 3A
Milwaukee 53207
  • Private Lesson Scholarships
  • High School Music Competition
  • High School Awards
  • Annual Awards Banquet
  • Music Educator Awards Ceremony
Nancy Herro, Executive Director, 414-483-3223
Clavichord Society (2006) Gates of Heaven Synagogue
James Madison Park
302 E. Gorham St.
Madison 53703
- Tim Farley, 608-271-2626
(Yvette Jones)
Concertina Club 2012 Cedar Hedge Rd.
Edgar 54426-9373
- Marlin Novitzke, 715-352-2131
Concertina Club W202 N1860 Market Dr.
Germantown 53022
- Lloyd Konrath, 262-255-3454
Concord Chamber Orchestra CCO
7930 W. Edgerton Av.
Greendale 53129-1018
Concerto Competition Award Jamin Hoffman, 262-512-2666
CCO, 414-281-6095
Concordia University Wisconsin CUW
12800 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Mequon 53097-2402
- Dr. Louis A. Menchaca, 262-243-4235
Cudahy Band Parents Cudahy HS
4950 S. Lake Dr.
Cudahy 53110-1797
Meets during school year -
Dairyland Theatre Organ Society
(1970)
Avalon Theater
2463 S. Kinnickinnic Av.
Milwaukee 53207-1651
- -
Dancing Grannies Wilson Park Senior Center
2601 W. Howard Av.
Milwaukee 53221-1941
W, 6-8 PM 414-297-9429
Early Music Now
(1986)
EMN
1630 E. Royall Pl.
Milwaukee 53202-1810
Many Annual Programs Charles Q. Sullivan, General Manager, 414-225-3113
(Rebecca Littman, President)
Euterpe Music Club Evergreen Theater
4201 Wanetah Trl.
Madison 53711-3732
4th M
1 PM
Alice Hansen, 608-271-3388
FolkLib Index FolkLib Index
PO Box 331
Ripon 54971-0331
- Douglas H. Henkle
Fort Atkinson Orchestra Boosters 310 S. 4th St. East
Fort Atkinson 53538
2nd M alt months 6:30 p.m. Patricia Nielsen, 920-563-7811 ext. 1122
Four Lakes Traditonal Music Collective Madison - -
Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra Association
(1991)
FVSOA
1477 Kenwood Center
Menasha 54952-1160
Annual Soloist Competition Awards: 1 - $500, 2 - $300, 3 - $200, finalists $100. HS students grades 10-12, living in Fox Valley area, apply in Fall, deadline in February. FVS, 920-729-5000
Frank Family Memorial Scholarship Fund First Interstate Trust Company
PO Box 171
636 Wisconsin Av.
Sheboygan 53081-4003
Ozaukee County
College Freshman
-
Gathering on the Green Mequon's Rotary Park
Mequon
- Beth Bauer, Executive Director
Concert by the MSO and Milwaukee Ballet each summer
Grand Opera House
(1990)
GOH
100 High Av.
Oshkosh 54901-4809
- GOH, 920-424-2355
Green Apple Folk Music Society Bubolz Nature Center
County Hwy. A
4815 N. Lynndale Dr.
Appleton 54913-9665
1st M
7 PM
Dan Peterson, 920-982-4554
Green Bay Youth Symphony Orchestra UW Green Bay Campus
Green Bay
Concerto Competition
Dec
Members of the GBSYO
Jill Quigley, Youth Coordinator,
GBSO, 920-435-3465
Grieg Club 1249 Williamson St.
Madison 53704
- Vern Storkson, 608-256-3290
Hammond Organ Society (1960) Senior Citizens of Wisconsin
4415 W. Forest Home Av.
Milwaukee 53219-4835
3rd Sn, 1 p.m. Dorothy Seely, 414-321-4409
$15 per year
Harmony Club Menomonee Falls - Susi Keifer
Sally Schwarz, 262-253-1543
Harmony Club of Milwaukee
(1914)
HCoM
Milwaukee
Meetings in Member's Homes Susi Kiefer, 414-352-8061
Headwaters Council for the Performing Arts PO Box 1481
Eagle River 54521
- Terry Ellis, 715-479-9655
Historical Keyboard Society of Wisconsin American Bach Project
All Saints' Cathedral
818 E. Juneau Av.
Milwaukee 53201-1725
- Joan Parsley
Ensemble Musical Offering, 414-226-2224
PO Box 1725
May be inactive
Interstate Music
(Formerly Cascio Music)
Interstate Music
13819 W. National Av.
New Berlin 53151-4599
Frank S. Cascio Music Education Scholarship: $1,000, deadline April Jeanne Kish, 262-957-4552
Irish Cultural and Heritage Center ICHC
2133 W. Wisconsin Av.
Milwaukee 53233-1996
- ICHC, 414-345-8800
Janesville Concert Association, Inc.
(1982) (Formerly Janesville Civic Music Assn. 1937 to 1961, Janesville Community Concert Assn. 1961-1982)
17 S. River St., #103
Janesville 53545-3860
- JCA, 608-756-1376, Kathryn B. Hagen
Jazz Unlimited Of Greater Milwaukee
(1971)
JU Scholarships $4,000 of various scholarships, music summer camps, and awards  
Jewish Community Center JCC
6255 N. Santa Monixca Blvd.
Milwaukee 53217-4345
- Holly Williamson, 414-229-8209
Kenosha Band Boosters, Inc. Unified School Building
3600 52nd St.
Kenosha 53144-2664
- Patty Mahoney, 262-697-6393
Kenosha Orchestra Boosters Unified School Building
3600 52nd St.
Kenosha 53144-2664
- Susan Jensen
La Crosse Area Jazz Society LCAJS
POBox 3081
La Crosse 54602-3081
- LAJS, 608-791-1190
Lakeland College Concert Band Lakeland College
Sheboygan 53082-0359
The Helen Boatwright Music Scholarship. - $2000 per year, renewable. Granted to students interested in music. All students are eligible. Fellowships 10 instrumental 10 vocal 1 piano. Students perform in selected small ensembles. All students are eligible. Walter H. Rich, 920 565 1505
Lakeland Performaning Arts Association PO Box 1279
Minocqua 54548
- Dan Scholten, 715-227-3456
Lakeshore Conservatory of Music 922-4 Goold St.
Racine 53402
- Curt G. Hanrahan and James Sodke, 262-632-9373
Lakeshore Symphonic Band
(1976)
John Long MS
700 Hickory St.
Grafton 53024-1199
Student Concerto Competition Pat Czarnecki, contact person or John Christiansen, webmaster
Latino Arts, Inc. 1028 S. 9th St.
Milwaukee 53204
- Ellen Burmeister, 414-384-3100
Jonathan Waldbauer or Jennifer Steiner
Lawrence Conservatory of Music Appleton - -
Lincoln Center of the Arts LCA
820 E. Knapp St.
Milwaukee 53202-2799
- John Schell, 414-444-9325
MacDowell Music Club (of Janesville)
(1903) (Originally Schumann Club)
Women's Club
108 S. Jackson St.
Janesville 53545-3843
MMC Scholarships and Awards $2,100. Sue Renkas, 608-754-4544
$25 per year
MacDowell Club of Milwaukee
(1909)
Schroeder Auditorium
Cardinal Stritch University
6801 N. Yates Rd.
Milwaukee
Scholarships Sue Pajunen, 414-771-5832
Performing Member $35 per year and audition; Associate Member $25 per year.
Madison Blues Society PO Box 3202
Madison 53704-0202
- MBS, 608-258-0006
Madison Flute Club, The
(2002)
Midvale Community Lutheran Church
4329 Tokay Blvd., Rm. 31
Madison 53711-1515
Tues: Jun, Sep, Jan
7:15 - 8:30 p.m.
Susan Ketchum, 608-233-4410
Joan Pedro
Adult Flute Choir; teacher $15, member $25
Madison Jazz Society
(1984)
Crowne Plaza Hotel
402 E. Washington Av.
Madison 53703-2806
1st Sun
2 - 5 PM
Scholarships:
Shell Lake summer jazz camp
College $1,000
Birch Creek summer jazz camp
M. M. Waldie, 608-222-3510
$20 per year
Madison Music Collective PO Box 2096
Madison 53701-2096
- Jazz and improvisational membership organization
$15 per year
Madison Songwriters Group (1999) 1121 Center Av.
Janesville 53546-2439
1st Th
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Greg Winkler
$25 per year
Madison Symphony Orchestra League Madison - Pat Bernhardt, 608-222-4497, 608-257-3734
Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra League 1720 31st St.
Two Rivers 54241-1732
- Willard L. Sperry, 920-793-2027
Marquette University MU
525 N. 13th St.
Milwaukee 53233-2204
- MU, 414-288-7504
Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra Menomonee Falls North Middle School
N88 W16750 Garfield Dr.
Menomonee Falls 53051-2899
Young Artists Competition: $500 and $250 Awards February 25, 2018, under age 25. Louise Adams.
Michael F. Kamenski, 414-453-1928
Milwaukee Accordion Club (1991) Knights of Columbus Hall
1800 S. 92nd St.
Milwaukee
4th Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Roger Boll, 262-284-0355
$30 per year
Milwaukee Area Bluegrass Music Association MABMA
4856 N. Shoreland Av.
Whitefish Bay 53217
- Linda Somers Sandersen, 414-961-0660
$15/yr.
Milwaukee Free Jazz Society Marian Center
3195 S. Superior St.
Milwaukee 53207
- Christopher Slawski, 414-483-2430
Free and avant garde jazz
Milwaukee Public Schools MPS
5225 W. Vliet St.
Milwaukee 53208-2698
Horwitt Piano Scholarship:
$1000 in financial assistance
Music Dept., 414-475-8050
Middle and HS students. Scholarship Rules (PDF 70k)
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra League, The 330 E. Kilbourn Av., Suite 900
Milwaukee 53202-6623
3 Scholarships of $1000 each Beverly A. Klein, 262-679-4803
(Elaine Lehman)
Harry John Brown Award: $250, MSO Young Artist Audition Award
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee 53202-3122
Janet Fleming Ruggeri Memorial Scholarship: amount varies from year to year, violinists, cassette tape 2 contrasting movements of concerto or sonata, letters of recommendation, 8 to 19 years old from SE Wisconsin. Fran Richman
414-267-2950
Carrie Rondeau (1993) Memorial Concerto Scholarship: $1000, MYSO Senior Symphony member, solo or etude, 3-4 minutes.
Arthur Davidson and Francesco "Peter" Davidson Endowment for Chamber Ensemble Program.
Milwaukulele Club (Ukuleles) 2951 N. Bremen St.
Milwaukee 53212-2621
Alt Sn Chris Niver, 414-264-1095
(William Howe)
Moraine Area Private Music Teachers Organization and UW Washington County Music Department PO Box 52
West Bend 53095-0052
Washington County Concerto Contest: Washington County music students in grades 6-12, play memorized concerto with accompaniment. Moraine Symphony Orchestra, 262-334-3469
Mu Phi Epsilon Music Fraternity
(1913)
Homes of members
Milwaukee
- -
Music From Almost Yesterday Walker's Point Center for the Arts
911 W. National Av.
Milwaukee 53204-1345
- Yehuda Yannay, 414-962-2614
Music In the Museum Milwaukee Art Museum
750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.
Milwaukee 53202-4018
- Memorial Center, 414-273-5533
Music On KK Joyce Parker Productions
2685 S. Kinnickinnic Av.
Milwaukee 53207-2153
Sa
3 - 4 PM
Joyce Parker, 414-744-8866 or Alona Women's Apparel 414-727-0805
Gary Guetzlaff
Free miniconcert series featuring great local musicians.
Musical Youth, Inc.
(1986)
MY
4230 N. Oakland Av., Suite 299
Milwaukee 53211-2000
- Kathleen Miller, 800-676-8742
Neenah Menasha Music Club NMM
613 Congress St.
Neenah 54956-3406
Meeting site varies
3rd M
7 PM
Sep - Apr (except Dec)
Arlo Sell, 920-725-0817
$6 annual dues
Northeast Wisconsin Accordion Club Brown County Senior Center
300 S. Adams St.
Green Bay 54301-4516
- Adam Rok, 920-336-2053
Oconomowoc Music Club OMC
5851 Mary La.
Oconomowoc 53066-2112
- Pauline Bemis, 262-567-5192
Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra League
(2000-2001)
OSOL
PO Box 522
Oshkosh 54902-0522
1st W
7 - 8:30 PM
Lynn Tribbey, President, 920-233-7510
Marilyn Manely, General Manager
(Volunteer OSO, annual Yule Faire)
Partners of Orchestra Players Waukesha - Stacey Slotty, 262-542-6203
Phi Beta Fraternity (Pi Eta Chapter) UW-Madison Pi Eta Scholarships
Two annually
Melanie Kuolt
Rules (PDF 3k)
Piano Arts of Wisconsin
(1994)
PAW
2642 N. Summit Av.
Milwaukee 53211-3849
Piano Arts' Annual Competition in June
$2,000, $1,500, $1,000, $350, $300
Sue Medford, 414-962-3055
Fax 414-962-3211
Ages 14 - 18
Information (PDF 85k).
Present Music
(1982)
PM
1840 N. Farwell Av., #502
Milwaukee 53202-1716
- Kevin P. Stalheim
PM, 414-271-0711
(Colleen O'Donnell)
Racine Symphonic Chorus Racine Young Artists Vocal Competition $2,500 James Schatzman
(Char Osenga, 262-634-7669)
Racine Vocalist Scholarship and Honorable Mention $600
Racine Symphony Orchestra Association, Inc. RSG
2519 Northwestern Av.
Racine 53404-2291
Young Artists Competition $1,200, ages 17 - 25 Sue Harcus, 262-639-5225
Racine Theater Guild
(1938)
RTG
2519 Northwestern Av.
Racine 53404-2291
- Douglas J. Instenes
RTG, 262-633-4218
Red Raider Band Booster Wauwatosa East High School Red Raider Band
2131 N. 72nd St.
Wauwatosa 53213
- Mary Baker, 414-736-7949
Riverwest Accordion Ensemble Milwaukee - -
Schubert Club of Kenosha Kenosha - Gladys Dart
Shamrock Club of Wisconsin (1960) Grand Av. Church
2133 W. Wisconsin Av.
Milwaukee 53233-1996
- Brian Witt, 414-77-IRISH
Sheboygan Music Club Sbeboygan Two $250 Scholarships Joyce Schuchardt-Conrardy
Sigma Alpha Iota
(1935)
SAI
6828 Park Ridge Dr.
Madison 53719-2220
4th T
7 PM
Sandy Erickson, 608-270-0635
Sigma Alpha Iota
(1953)
SAI
2608 N. 67th St.
Milwaukee 53213-1445
$500 Scholarship
College member submit peformance tape
Martha Dodds Stoner
Southern Wisconsin Bluegrass Music Association 1413 Droster Rd.
Madison 53716-1529
- Kathy Ottem
$15
String Academy of Wisconsin SAoW
PO Box 11941
Milwaukee 53211-0941
Scholarship fund Heidi Knudson, 414-963-4729
Treble Clef of Beloit Beloit - Cheryl Licary
Tri-M Music Honor Society Cudahy HS
4950 S. Lake Dr.
Cudahy 53110-1797
Scholarships and Awards
Middle and HS students
Richard Mannisto
Unlimited Jazz, Ltd. of Greater Milwaukee See Jazz Unlimited of Greater Milwaukee
United Performing Arts Fund, The
(1967)
UPAF
929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee 53202-3122
Grants to performing arts organizations in southeast Wisconsin 414-273-8723
UW Eau Claire UW Eau Claire
127 Roosevelt Av.
Eau Claire 54701-4063
Virgelee LeDue $250 for music majors and minors UWEC, 715-836-2284
UW Band Alumni Association UW Madison
455 N. Park St.
Madison 53706-1483
Raymond F. Dvorak two $1000 scholarships for music majors and minors Bill Walker, 608-233-3798
UW La Crosse UW La Crosse
1725 State St.
La Crosse 54601-3788
Jazz Scholarship application. UWL, 608-785-8409
UW Madison UW Madison
455 N. Park St.
Madison 53706-1483
Scholarships and Gifts Ruth Olstadt, 608-263-6783
UW Milwaukee UW Milwaukee
Dept. of Music
PO Box 413
Milwaukee 53201-0413
Bradley Foundation Music Scholarships Piano student 414-229-5162
Rodney C. Johnson Music Scholarship
Anita Hankwitz Kastner Music Scholarship
Gilbert H. Meisel Music Scholarships $1,000
Moebius Excellence Award in Music $1,000
UW Oshkosh UW Oshkosh
Music Dept.
800 Algoma Boulevard
Oshkosh 54901-8601
Scholarships and Awards 920-424-4224
Wilcockson Prizes in the Arts
Ensemble Participation Awards
The Maestro Henri Pensis Award for Oboists
UW Parkside Music Department Friends UW Parkside
Communications Arts Bldg., D-105
900 Wood Rd.
Kenosha 53144-1133
F
12 - 1 PM
UWP, 414-595-2457
UW Stevens Point UW Stevens Point
1108 Freemont St.
Stevens Point 54481-3109
Music majors or special needs 715-346-3107
-
Village Players PO Box 175
Mukwonago 53149
- Barbara Curry, 262-363-7385
Wausau Conservatory of Music 404 Seymour St.
Wauwau 54402-0606
- Dr. George Tepping, 715-845-6279
Fax 715-842-3527
Wauwatosa MacFayden Music Club Wauwatosa Civic Center
7725 W. North Av.
Milwaukee 53205-1700
1st W
10:30 AM - 12 PM
Bernice Briski
(414-871-1394)
Welsch Women's Club of the Milwaukee Area 2757 N. Frederick Av.
Milwaukee 53211-3632
WWCOMA Scholarship $250, Wisconsin resident Marilyn Schrader, 414-961-1371
Whitnall Band Boosters
(Marching Falcons, Concert, Jazz, Pep)
* Students *
Charles B. Whitnall HS
5000 S. 116 St.
Greenfield 53228-3197
- Andy Putnam and Julie Woodbury, 414-425-4200 Ext 449
Wisconsin Area Music Industry Serb Hall
PO Box 510826
Milwaukee 53202-0816
Various W
7:30 - 9:30 PM
Vic Thomas
WAMI, 414-777-3927
$15 per year
Wisconsin Cello Society 206 Richland Ln.
Madison 53705-4837
- Uri Vardi, 608-231-6788
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
(1899)
1584 N. Prospect Av.
Milwaukee 53202-6501
Kurt J. Thomas
Mary Horwitt Piano Scholarships (PDF 5k) $1,000
$25,000 total awarded in 2002
414-276-5760
Wisconsin Federation of Music Clubs
(1948)
759 Oak St.
Barron 54812-1804
Scholarships and Awards Mary Ellen Jerome, 715-537-5306
Wisconsin Folk Arts Association 40 Fuller Ct.
Madison 53704
- Michael Kuharski, 608-241-3655
Wisconsin Foundation for School Music WFSM
1005 Quinn Dr.
Waunakee 53597
Foundation for School Music, Grants and Scholarships Andrea Maucha, 608-850-3566
Wisconsin Lutheran College 8800 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee 53226-4699
Scholarships:
4 at $2,000 plus private lessons
4 at $1,000 plus private lessons
8 private lesson
(each is $400 per semester)
Auditions in Jan
Dr. William Braun, 414-443-8839
Wisconsin Music Archives UW Madison
Mills Music Library
728 State St.
Madison 53706-1494
Search WMA database Questions
UW Music, 608-263-1884
Wisconsin Music Heritage Society, Inc. 6333 Masthead Dr.
Madison 53705-4325
Scholarships and Awards Howard Kanetzke, 608-238-6567
Wisconsin Music Teachers Association (1916) 5860 Fulham Ct.
Greendale 53129-2132
WMTA Badger Collegiate - Performance Competition Barbara E. Bunge, 414-421-6142
WMTA Badger Collegiate - Artist Piano Competition
Wisconsin Polka Boosters, Inc. WPB
7840 W. Herbert Av.
Milwaukee 53218-3718
- John Pinter, 262-786-7586
$15 per year
Wisconsin Polka Hall of Fame (1996) 12020 W. Saint Martins Rd.
Franklin, WI 53132-1645
- Bryan O'Donnell, 414-425-0539
(Maureen Horning, 262-677-1680)
$14 per year
Wisconsin Polka Boosters, Inc. W153 N10035 Neptune Dr.
Germantown 53022-5237
- Vern Blankenburg, 262-255-2191
Wisconsin Polka Music (2003) 4055 S. 103rd St.
Milwaukee, WI 53228-2005
- Tom Brusky, 414-546-3650
Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra UW-Madison
Humanities Bldg. Rm. 1625
455 N. Park St.
Madison 53706-1405
Melody, Harmony and Counterpoint Projects and Scholarships Shelia Dunn Joneleit, 608-263-3320

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