Wauwatosa Wisconsin Music
Wisconsin Butch Vig, who attended the University of Wisconsin, founded Garbage, which is originally based in Madison. Eddie and Kristin Cullen have been looking for a new home for some time and have been living in their current home in Wauwatosa for several years.
He was organist and choir director of the Hymn Festival at the 2014 Lutheridge Music Week in Asheville, North Carolina. He was also organist and choir director of the Wauwatosa High School Music Festival 2009 and organist / choir director of the Lutheran Music Month in Wisconsin 2010.
Mr. Paradowski chaired a meeting of the Lutheran Church of Wisconsin - Milwaukee's annual Lutheran Music Week in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Community Chorus of Milwaukee Master Singers, where he performed Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms with the community choir and Benjamin Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb.
Mr. Paradowski studied choral conducting at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and studied with Professor of Choral Conducting and Chorales, Dr. Kurt Schoenberg. Additional studies in singing led him to the US Department of Music and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in New York City. In addition to singing with the Milwaukee Master Singers, he sang in a number of choirs and orchestras across the country.
He studied with Dr. Gheller at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he graduated from a prestigious program with an artist's diploma.
For 28 years he has taught piano to students of all ages and has taught piano at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the UW-Madison School of Music. Laura earned her Bachelor of Music Education from Wisconsin State University, Madison, where she studied with Dr. Howard Gheller, Professor of Piano and Music History. She was a member of the board of directors of the Wisconsin Center for Music Education and Research and an associate professor in the department of music at WSU.
In concert she performed with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Orchestra and the University's Madison Orchestra.
In addition to her piano lessons, she leads a church choir, sings in a community choir and is a member of a Tae Kwon Do group and a martial arts group. Her philosophy of playing the piano for all ages has evolved over the years, starting with her first piano lessons as a child and later as a lecturer at the University of Wisconsin.
From college education to years of live performance, Fran brings many fascinating attributes to piano students of all ages. She has a strong sense of humour, a love of music and a passion for art and music education.
Appleton also has many summer concerts that take place during the summer months, including in the city parks and at Houdini Plaza. In addition to many of these summer festivals Madison also hosts The annual Madison Area Music Awards Show and Milwaukee hosts the Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards, as well as the Milwaukee County Music Festival.
The festival attracts tens of thousands of people over four days, featuring over 200 artists and over 800 performances at over 60 venues spanning a mile from downtown Appleton to College Avenue. All performances will be broadcast live on the Riverworks MKE Facebook page and will include live music, dance, spoken word and other forms of entertainment.
Daredevil (Christopher Wright Laarks) has had varying degrees of success nationally and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Classical composers and conductors from Wisconsin, including John Sargeant, John F. Kennedy, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein and many others. Metal Blade has signed Lazarus A.D. (Kenosha, Wisconsin), Luna Mortis (Madison) from Century Media Records, and Jungle Rot (Kenosha, Wisconsin) is currently signed to Napalm Records. Product of Hate (KenOSha), signed with Napalm Records and is the founder and co-founder of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Black Flag.
Dr. Simone Gheller is currently Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and a member of the Wisconsin Music Hall of Fame. Franthepianoman (fran) is the founder, director, producer and co-owner of www.franthe pianomen.com and the author of several books on classical music.
Her family left Wauwatosa for the predominantly white suburb of Milwaukee and stayed there for only two years. She is a Wisconsin native who lived in Baltimore, Maryland, where she taught piano at Anne Arundel Community College, taught music at a school as a child, was music director of a community and was the musical director of her community.
In the 1840s, Milwaukee became known as "German Athens." The Norwegians moved to the south and west of Wisconsin and its environs, while the Germans moved from Milwaukee to the east of Wisconsin.
The city itself has welcomed artists from around the country and is rapidly becoming one of the most popular music destinations in the state of Wisconsin. Among the most important artists in Waukesha is the inventor and composer of the multitrack recording, John F. Kennedy. The band AirKraft is a regional rock band that has been enjoying success since the 1980s and has been on tour as a headliner. Madison is alive with German music history, including Stromkern, Null Device and Caustic.