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Violinist Makes Grand Return To Green Bay Stage

Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is marking its 25th Anniversary this season. It will celebrate the milestone with ...

Hip-Hop Week MKE Celebrates Genre, Invites Conversations About Civic Engagement, Health

Milwaukee hosted its first ever week-long celebration of hip-hop last week. Organizers of Hip-Hop Week MKE showcased local artists and ...

The Shawano Folk Festival Celebrates 40 Years

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the Shawano Folk Festival. Wisconsin Life spent a day at the festival to find ...

Musician Peter Phippen Plays Flutes From Around The World

The flute is one of the oldest instruments in the world, after the human voice. Almost every culture has their ...

Madeline Island Chamber Music

Madeline Island is a place of wild beauty. On any given day you can hear the sound of Lake Superior ...

Collecting At Dave’s Guitar Shop

When Dave Rogers opened his first guitar store in the early 1980s in downtown La Crosse, it was in a ...

Young Conductor Keeps Oldest German Men’s Choir Singing

At the end of the day inside Jefferson Middle School in Madison the hallways are filled with the acapella version ...

The Chordettes, Sheboygan’s Singing Sensations

I’ve always imagined Wisconsin in the 1950s as an extraordinarily innocent place. What other conclusion can I draw after hearing ...

Madison Woman Makes, Plays Unique Musical Instruments Called Handpans

The sound is unique and captivates the ear. Shaped like a UFO the handpan is a relative newcomer to the ...

The Ukuladies Hit All The Right Notes

Mary Backus spent more than 30 years as a choral director in Milwaukee. She’s always had a passion for music, ...

Retired Milwaukee Teacher Plays Latin Music In Grupo Renacer

Margarita Sandoval Skare is a second-generation Mexican-American who loves to call Milwaukee home. She was born and raised just a ...

Building A Family Business Around The Nyckelharpa

Earl Holzman’s life has always revolved around music. He met his wife DoAnn Holzman while folk dancing in the early ...

Milwaukee Country Artist Brings Music Into The Classroom

Milwaukee musician KC Williams was born and raised in the city, but his musical roots were planted in the country. ...

Monticello Man Has A Passion For Farming And The Blues

Jimmy Voegeli seems to have lived the classic Wisconsin farm story.  “Like most kids, we were in a tractor by ...

Art Stevenson: Wisconsin’s Bluegrass Icon

We might not have mountains here, but mountain music has been taking off in Wisconsin. Art Stevenson has been playing ...