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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 ...

Carl Zeidler’s Ultimate Sacrifice

Carl Zeidler didn’t have to go to war. When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor he was the mayor of Milwaukee, ...

Vintage Mix, A Barbershop Quartet Like None Other

Barbershop music with its close four-part harmonies was very popular in the first part of the 20th century. You can ...

Will Hoverman’s Life In Music

Will Hoverman is a sophomore at UW-Madison studying political science and journalism. But outside of school, Hoverman's life is filled ...

Eau Claire Choir Uses Power Of Song To Provide Comfort For Terminally Ill Patients

On a weekday, Luther-Mayo Hospital’s atrium garden is almost silent, save the occasional rustling of a gowned patient walking the ...

Farmer Explains Why You Should Sing To Cows

I have previously confessed this crime. Specifically to note, I was born to Methodists.  Methodists by moral instinct rarely do ...

Prison Chaplain Tends To The Souls Of Inmates

At Oakhill Correctional Institution south of Madison, one man has spent the past decade as chaplain, offering religious services to ...

The Legacy of Sister Thea Bowman

Twenty-five years ago, the first and only African-American Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration passed away. This year, Sr. Thea Bowman’s fellow ...

Gathering Spaces: Prisoners Gather for Music at Oakhill

The Music Room at Oakhill Correctional Institution is a pretty remarkable space. Here, within the walls of a small classroom, ...

Gathering Spaces: Songs from the Southern Wisconsin Singing

Folklore Village in Dodgeville hosted the 2014 Southern Wisconsin Singing in November at Plum Grove Church. More than 120 people ...

Madison Sacred Harp Singers

Madison Sacred Harp Singers gather twice a month on Sunday afternoons to sing together.

Gathering Spaces: Shape Note Singing

The tradition of shape note singing, also known as Sacred Harp singing, does not come from Wisconsin. It originated in ...

Milwaukee Gospel Choir Has Been Singing Together For Almost 50 Years

On a cold November night in Milwaukee, New Paradise Missionary Baptist Church is holding a special service featuring several groups ...

Peaches

In a city that lacks celebrities and diversity, someone like Peaches stands out. She's best known for singing and dancing ...