50 MOST BEAUTIFUL CONSERVATORIES AND SCHOOLS OF MUSIC

There’s nothing so moving as settling back into the plush seats of an elegant concert hall, closing your eyes, and drinking in “the rhythmic strains of the haunting refrain, the rippling rhythm of the woodwinds as it rolls around and around,” as Elmer Fudd so eloquently put it. Read the …

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2015 PIANO SONATA FESTIVAL WINNERS

WISCONSIN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC ANNOUNCES PIANO SONATA FESTIVAL WINNERS Master Classes presented by William Wolfram and Catherine Kautsky highlighted event MILWAUKEE (Feb. 11) — The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music announces winners of annual Piano Sonata Festival held at its McIntosh|Goodrich Mansion on February 7, 2015. Piano students from grades 1-12 gathered …

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Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Jazz Festival

Grammy Award winning artists Phil Woods and Brian Lynch in concert with We Six Jazz Sextet as part of first Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Jazz Festival MILWAUKEE (Feb. 4, 2015) — The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music (WCM) announces that Grammy Award winning artists Phil Woods, saxophone, and Brian Lynch, trumpet, will perform in …

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Helen Bader Foundation Announces Changes

The Milwaukee-based Helen Bader Foundation has announced changes to its name and structure that will allow it to increase and extend its grantmaking. An $8 million annual contribution from Isabel and Alfred Bader will enable the newly named Bader Philanthropies to continue in perpetuity while boosting its annual grantmaking by 40 percent, …

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