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        the  community in the Wisconsin River Valley and beyond.

2019 Summer Season

Beautiful Music -- Beautiful Space

 

June 24 Dawn Lawler & Friends

Unity Chapel

A Spring Green native, flutist Dawn Lawler returns to her home town to present a heartwarming mix of music from classical period to jazzy tunes accompanied by her father Hartmut Weithe (drums), Brad Townsend (bass), and Mark Wurzelbacher (piano).

 

 

July 8 Isthmus Brass Quintet

Taliesin’s Hillside Theater

Comprised of the finest professional brass players in the Midwest, the Isthmus Brass is Wisconsin’s premier brass ensemble. Named for a strip of land between the lakes of Mendota and Monona in Madison, the Isthmus Brass was established in 2009 as some of the most high-profile brass players in the region looked for a way to collaborate and perform together.

 

 

July 22 American Music for piano four-hands

Taliesin’s Hillside Theater

Join Satoko Hayami and Jason Kutz for an evening filled with music for piano four-hands written by American composers. This program will consist of music for piano four-hands written by American composers.  Works on the program include Souvenirs, a suite by Samuel Barber; Wizard of Oz Fantasy by William Hirtz; various pieces by Louis Moreau Gottschalk; and the premiere of a set of original compositions by Jason Kutz, among others.  

 

August 5 The New Milwaukee Consort

Unity Chapel The New Milwaukee Consort features a trio of musicians dedicated to bringing Baroque gems to life through voice and period instruments. Come and join Charlie Rasmussen (Baroque cello and viola da gamba), Timothy Sterner Miller (lute), and Kristin Knutson (soprano), as they explore celebrated Italian, French, and English compositions from the Baroque period.

 

August 19 Mr. Chair

Taliesin’s Hillside Theater 

Mr. Chair is a genre-bending quartet that employs classical, rock, jazz, modern, & hiphop influences to construct their unique & engaging sound. Their musical explorations over the last 3 years include a diversity of original compositions as well as re-imaginings of iconic classical works like Stravinsky's Pulcinella and Erik Satie's Gnossienne No. 1.

 

Sept 1 Panchromatic -- Steeldrum Band

Wyoming Valley School Cultural Arts Center Panchromatic is a steeldrum band that is playing on instruments built from 55-gallon oil drums that originated from the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean. Their sound is positively intoxicating and has near universal appeal! The "beach culture" aspect of steeldrums belies an extremely rich musical tradition. 

 

 

Sept 22 Percussion Truck

Wyoming Valley School Cultural Arts Center

Musicians from Northern Illinois University travel to Spring Green to perform a new composition on local artist John Himmelfarb’s sculpture created from a vintage truck.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Summer Venue Addresses

Unity Chapel
6597 County Hwy T, Spring Green
 
Taliesin's Hillside Theater 
 6604 State Hwy 23, Spring Green
 
Wyoming Valley School Cultural Arts Center
6306 State Hwy 23, Spring Green