Musician Referral


Musician Referral

Whether you’re looking for a soloist for a wedding, a combo for a business gathering, a string quartet for a reception or almost any other combination, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music has access to the perfect professional musicians for your special event.

SELF SERVE: To hire a musician for an event, please contact these musicians directly for more information and booking.

The following are types of musicians available, please click on musician type to access contact information and list of musicians.

Orlando Pimentel – Clarinetist
Classical, Latin American music, chamber music, different instrumental combination.

Contact: orlandopimentel@gmail.com

 

We Six – Jazz sextet
The Conservatory’s resident jazz ensemble since 2001, We Six presents their signature straight-ahead style.

Eric Jacobson, trumpet
Eric Schoor, saxophone
Paul Silbergeit, guitar
Jeff Hamann, bass
Mark Davis, piano
Dave Bayles, drum

Contact: Mark Davis, mdavis@wcmusic.org

Gretchen Grube – Violinist
Gretchen Grube holds a BM in Violin Performance with Suzuki Pedagogy from UW-Stevens Point (UWSP). She recently completed her MM in Violin Performance with Suzuki Pedagogy from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE).

At the conservatory, Gretchen is the Suzuki Coordinator of the string department. She also actively performs with the Festival City Symphony and Wisconsin Philharmonic in the Milwaukee area. She specializes in weddings, funerals, church services, and special events. Gretchen plays solo gigs and performs in small ensembles, too, which are available for hire.

Contact: gretchen.a.grube@gmail.com

 

Kayme Henkel – Pianist
I have lots of experience accompanying singers, but I also love playing with all instruments.

Contact: kaymehenkel@yahoo.com                       

 

Heinrich (Heinzel) Kunsmann and Phillip Grossman – Violin & piano duo
Heinzel and Phillip have been performing together for two years. Both have extensive performance experience as soloists and in ensembles. Together they perform music from classical repertoire for violin and piano.

Contact: h-kunsmann@msn.com

 

Philomusica Quartet
True to their name, (philo – love of + musica – music) violinists Jeanyi Kim and Alexander Mandl, violist Nathan Hackett, and cellist Adrien Zitoun formed the quartet in order to create an outlet for sharing and expressing their love of chamber music.  Each member brings a wealth of experience as versatile performer and educator to the group.

Since 2008, the energetic and critically acclaimed Philomusica Quartet, continues to delight their growing audience with jewels of the string quartet repertoire.

In nearly five years together, they have learned to settle on and convey clear ideas, goals and specific sound worlds for just about everything they play.”
Tom Strini, ThirdCoastDaily 2013

Jeanyi Kim, violin
Alexander ‘Sascha’ Mandl, violin
Nathan Hackett, viola
Adrien Zitoun, cello

Contact: Sascha Mandl, alexander.mandl@aya.yale.edu

 

Orlando Pimentel – Clarinetist
Classical, Latin American music, chamber music, different instrumental combination.

Contact: orlandopimentel@gmail.com

 

Prometheus Trio – Piano trio chamber ensemble
Critically acclaimed year after year, Prometheus Trio brings undeniable energy and superb artistry to each and every performance. As the Conservatory’s resident piano trio since 1999, they continue their tradition of presenting masterworks sure to enthrall classical music lovers.

Margot Schwartz, violin
Scott Tisdel, cello
Stefanie Jacob, piano

Contact: Stefanie Jacob, jacob.tisdel@pobox.com

 

Charlie Rasmussen – Baroque Cellist
Charlie Rasmussen has appeared at the Boston Early Music Festival Fringe series with the New York Continuo Collective and with American Bach Soloists where he participated in the Academy Program. He has performed in student and faculty recitals at Yale University and presented solo Baroque cello performances at the Villa Terrace in Milwaukee and St. Paul’s on the Green in Norwalk, CT. He has given lecture recitals and workshops for the Colorado Symphony study group, Fairfield County (CT) CelloFest, and he is presenting a lecture recital at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in October 2016. He has previously soloed with Greensboro Early Music and was a member of the Vitali Ensemble.

Mr. Rasmussen can perform solo Baroque cello music for your event, or he can put together a small Baroque chamber group. Repertoire lists are available on request. Some popular selections include the Bach Cello Suites, Gabrielli Ricercari, and Dall’Abaco Caprices.

Contact: charlieras03@gmail.com

 

Anne Richie – Vocal Soloist
Concerts, weddings and funerals. Classical repertoire (Italian, French, German, Latin, Hebrew)

Contact: Aermezzo@gmail.com

 

Lynn Roginske – Pianist, Lynn Roginske Trio, Klezmer Libre
Contemporary tunes with a twist — that’s what you’ll find when Ms. Roginske performs solo piano or with her group, the Lynn Roginske Trio (piano, bass, and drums). Playing for parties, weddings (ceremony, receptions), celebration, and holiday events, Lynn brings a mixture of jazz and latin standards, pop songs along with her original compositions to audiences throughout Wisconsin. Lynn can accommodate performances at outdoor venues on piano or with her trio.

Ms. Roginske offers interactive folk song or patriotic sing along programs that are entertaining for all ages.

Interested in world music that is both traditional, steeped in tradition, yet fused to other cultures? Engage the Klezmer/Latin fusion band, Klezmer Libre. Comprised of four Conservatory faculty (piano, clarinet, violin, and percussion) the group plays a variety of genres including traditional Eastern-European Klezmer, Latin, contemporary, and classical.

Ms. Roginske is an instructor in the piano department, teaching private and group lessons. Through the Conservatory Connections program, Lynn also teaches preschool music. Ms. Roginske holds Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music degrees as well as Wisconsin DPI Certification for General, Choral and Adaptive Music.

Contact: lroginske@yahoo.com

 

Julie Bamberger Roubik – Violist (primary), violinist, contractor for string ensembles of various sizes for parties, weddings, and other special events
WCM faculty member since 2009.  BM summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota and MM from the HARTT School of Music, both in viola performance and Suzuki pedagogy.  Ms. Bamberger Roubik was the violinist for Jane Seymour’s Hollywood Star party and a back up musician for artists such as Brad Little, Lorna Luft, Rita Coolidge, Keiko Matsui, and Philip Dizack.  She is a regular member of the Kenosha, Racine, and Festival City Symphonies, and a founding member of Klezmer Libre – a Klezmer/Latin fusion band.

Contact email: wcmviolinviola@gmail.com

Peter Baime – Guitarist
Flamenco guitar, classical guitar.  Solo or ensemble.  Events, wedding, concert.

Contact: paabaime@stritch.edupeterbaime@gmail.com

 

George Lindquist – Guitarist
Available for recitals, weddings and other special occasions.  George Lindquist has been one of the foremost teachers of classical guitar in southern Wisconsin for more than 40 years.  He is currently on the faculties of UW-Parkside in Kenosha, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music in Milwaukee, and formerly of UW-Whitewater.  He is also well known as performer on the guitar and related early instruments and has performed throughout Wisconsin and Illinois and on Wisconsin Public Radio.  He has been a member of several ensembles, which have included a classical guitar trio, a flute and guitar duo, and a guitar and harpsichord duo.  He received a MM in musicology from UW-Madison and a BA from Carthage College, with a diploma in classical guitar performance; guitar studies with James Yoghourtjian.  He is one of the guitarists featured on the CD, Milwaukee Guitar: Strictly Solo, and can also be heard on recordings with the Master Singers of Milwaukee and the Festival Choir of Madison.  Mr. Lindquist is a former board member of the Milwaukee Classical Guitar Society and is past Associate Archivist of the Guitar Foundation of America.

Contact: glindquist44@charter.net

 

Matt Schroeder – Guitarist
WCM Faculty member since 1992, BFA with honors in Guitar Performance, UW-Milwaukee. Matthew Schroeder is a Milwaukee based WAMI (Wisconsin Area Music Industry) winning guitarist who is equally at home on acoustic or electric guitar. Matt is one of a handful of players to graduate, with honors, from the short lived cooperative program between Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and UW-Milwaukee with a performance degree in American fingerstyle guitar. As a fingerstyle guitarist, Mr. Schroeder studied under John Stropes. He has performed in America and Canada, been featured on local television and radio, and can be heard on the CD compilation American Finger-Style Guitar circa 1999. His debut CD Signal was released April 2006. Matt is the Artistic Director for the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music’s annual Guitar Weekend Workshop and Interlochen College of Creative Arts’ Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop. Matt currently performs acoustically as a soloist, in a duo with vocalist Lynda Lee and with the trio La Guitarra. As a rock guitarist, Mr. Schroeder has performed extensively throughout the midwest and beyond. Past Bands include Blackfish, Pet Engine, Steve Grimm and the Thrill Cats, and Jamie Jess, and the WAMI-award winning Barbeez. Matt is also a featured instructor on the Hal Leonard DVDs Acoustic Guitar Licks Goldmine and Rock Guitar Licks Goldmine, which were released in Spring 2011. matthewschroeder.net

Contact: mschroeder@wcmusic.org

 

Paul Silbergleit – Guitarist
WCM faculty member since 1996 and a member of the Conservatory’s We Six jazz sextet. B.A., Oberlin College. An accomplished jazz composer as well as performer, Mr. Silbergleit has played clubs, concert halls, and festivals throughout the area as both a leader and a sideman. He has appeared with Jack McDuff, Jon Faddis, Richie Cole, Tierney Sutton, Melvin Rhyne, Brian Lynch, David Hazeltine, and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, among others. Both his 1996 debut CD Silberglicity (on which other Conservatory faculty members are featured) and his 2003 release, My New Attitude, have made it onto the jazz charts with nationwide airplay, and he can also be heard on the 2005 We Six CD Bird Say. Mr. Silbergleit also teaches at Cardinal Stritch University, and is a featured instructor in Hal Leonard’s Guitar Licks Goldmine DVD series.

Contact: psilbergleit@sbcglobal.net

 

 

Marija Temo – Guitarist
Background music for events, dinners, house concerts, solo concerts for festivals and music series, and flamenco shows with dancers.

Contact: info@marijatemo.com

Peter Baime – Guitarist
Flamenco guitar, classical guitar.  Solo or ensemble.  Events, wedding, concert.

Contact: paabaime@stritch.edupeterbaime@gmail.com

 

Steve Cohen – Various
Steve is available to perform in a number of different formats:

  1. As a solo artist playing acoustically on harmonica, guitar, and vocals, or solo with backing tracks. Tracks include numerous jazz and blues standards as well as some pop music.
  2. In a duo format with either Eric Noden (Chicago guitarist/vocalist), Greg Koch or Peter Roller.
  3. In a jazz trio format with the group The Riccos, with Jeno Somlai-keyboards and John Ricco congas. Trap drums can be added as a fourth piece.
  4. As a four-piece blues group: Leroy Airmaster w/Bill Stone-guitar, Dave Kasik-bass, and Marc Wilson-drums. Substitutes or add-ons include Greg Koch, Junior Brantley, Stokes.

Steve is a musician, educator, and music promoter based in Milwaukee.  As a harmonica player he has recorded as a sideman on dozens of published recordings in a variety of genres, as well as on commercials. He has produced and released eight albums over the course of his career.  He has been sponsored by Hohner, Inc. since 1986.  He taught blues history at UW-Milwaukee from 1995-2000, as well as taught harmonica and or guitar to dozens of private students, and currently teaches at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.  He maintains a booking agency called Blues Central, which tries to promote non-commercial music in the Milwaukee area.  He currently has three harmonica instruction books published by Hal Leonard, and his work is represented on dozens of other Hal Leonard harmonica and guitar play along books.

Contact: scohen@execpc.com

 

Mark Davis – Pianist
Mark Davis is one of the Midwest’s most accomplished pianists.  Over the last 25 years he has performed with countless luminaries of the jazz scene and since 1992, has served as the Chair of Jazz Studies at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.  Mark is available to perform at corporate functions, private parties, wedding receptions, ceremonies, clubs, festivals, and events of all kinds.  He performs solo and as the leader of various groups.  His repertoire includes classic jazz standards, Cole Porter, Gershwin, tunes made famous by Sinatra and Nat “King” Cole, Latin jazz, and more.  Repertoire for wedding ceremonies ranges from traditional to contemporary.  He will work with you to provide the perfect music to complement your event. For music samples and more information please visit markdavismusic.com.

Contact: markdavisjazz@gmail.com | 414-350-5047

 

Jim Paolo – Upright Bassist/Electric Bassist
Born Milwaukee, Jim has a BM in Jazz Performance.  A regional freelance performer and teacher, as well as leader of his own small ensembles, he has performed with top jazz artists in the U.S., including Buddy Montgomery, Melvin Rhyne, Frank Morgan, Berkeley Fudge, David Hazeltine, Brian Lynch, Manty Ellis, Wille Pickens, Ali Ryerson, Greg Abate, Von Freeman, and Henry Johnson.  Jim can be heard on the CD On the Edge with The Luis Diaz Quintet, WYMS radio sampler CD with Berkeley Fudge on On a Misty Night, and Jeanne Woodall’s It’s Never too Late.

Currently, he teaches Jazz Bass, Theory, and Performance at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, and is also a private teacher, and clinician for the Jazz Experience for Milwaukee Public Schools, as well as various colleges. Featured Guest Artist for the Faculty Artist Concert Series — Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, 2003, 2007, 2009. Featured Guest Artist for Fox Jazz Festival September 2006. Featured Guest Artist Jazz at the Allis Art Museum 2009, 2010. Performed on NPR’s “ What Do You Know?

Contact: jpaolo@wi.rr.com

 

Orlando Pimentel – Clarinetist
Classical, Latin American music, chamber music, different instrumental combination.

Contact: orlandopimentel@gmail.com

 

Robin Pluer – Vocalist
Big band music with costumes galore…. French songs a la Edith Piaf with gorgeous costumes, also small duos or trios for a quieter cocktail hour or a cabaret feel, a bit of jazz, a bit of elegance and a bit of funky fun.

Contact: robinpluer@yahoo.com, 414-807-1323

 

Lynn Roginske – Pianist, Lynn Roginske Trio, Klezmer Libre
Contemporary tunes with a twist — that’s what you’ll find when Ms. Roginske performs solo piano or with her group, the Lynn Roginske Trio (piano, bass, and drums). Playing for parties, weddings (ceremony, receptions), celebration, and holiday events, Lynn brings a mixture of jazz and latin standards, pop songs along with her original compositions to audiences throughout Wisconsin. Lynn can accommodate performances at outdoor venues on piano or with her trio.

Ms. Roginske offers interactive folk song or patriotic sing along programs that are entertaining for all ages.

Interested in world music that is both traditional, steeped in tradition, yet fused to other cultures? Engage the Klezmer/Latin fusion band, Klezmer Libre. Comprised of four Conservatory faculty (piano, clarinet, violin, and percussion) the group plays a variety of genres including traditional Eastern-European Klezmer, Latin, contemporary, and classical.

Ms. Roginske is an instructor in the piano department, teaching private and group lessons. Through the Conservatory Connections program, Lynn also teaches preschool music. Ms. Roginske holds Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music degrees as well as Wisconsin D.P. I. Certification for General, Choral and Adaptive Music.

Contact: lroginske@yahoo.com

 

Julie Bamberger Roubik – Violist (primary), violinist, contractor for string ensembles of various sizes for parties, weddings, and other special events
WCM faculty member since 2009.  BM summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota and MM from the HARTT School of Music, both in viola performance and Suzuki pedagogy.  Ms. Bamberger Roubik was the violinist for Jane Seymour’s Hollywood Star party and a back up musician for artists such as Brad Little, Lorna Luft, Rita Coolidge, Keiko Matsui, and Philip Dizack.  She is a regular member of the Kenosha, Racine, and Festival City Symphonies, and a founding member of Klezmer Libre – a Klezmer/Latin fusion band.

Contact email: wcmviolinviola@gmail.com

 

Matt Schroeder – Guitarist
WCM Faculty member since 1992, BFA with honors in Guitar Performance, UW-Milwaukee. Matthew Schroeder is a Milwaukee based WAMI (Wisconsin Area Music Industry) winning guitarist who is equally at home on acoustic or electric guitar. Matt is one of a handful of players to graduate, with honors, from the short lived cooperative program between Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and UW-Milwaukee with a performance degree in American fingerstyle guitar. As a fingerstyle guitarist, Mr. Schroeder studied under John Stropes. He has performed in America and Canada, been featured on local television and radio, and can be heard on the CD compilation American Finger-Style Guitar circa 1999. His debut CD Signal was released April 2006. Matt is the Artistic Director for the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music’s annual Guitar Weekend Workshop and Interlochen College of Creative Arts’ Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop. Matt currently performs acoustically as a soloist, in a duo with vocalist Lynda Lee and with the trio La Guitarra. As a rock guitarist, Mr. Schroeder has performed extensively throughout the midwest and beyond. Past Bands include Blackfish, Pet Engine, Steve Grimm and the Thrill Cats, and Jamie Jess, and the WAMI-award winning Barbeez. Matt is also a featured instructor on the Hal Leonard DVDs Acoustic Guitar Licks Goldmine and Rock Guitar Licks Goldmine, which were released in Spring 2011. matthewschroeder.net

Contact: mschroeder@wcmusic.org

 

Paul Silbergleit – Guitarist
WCM faculty member since 1996 and a member of the Conservatory’s We Six jazz sextet. B.A., Oberlin College. An accomplished jazz composer as well as performer, Mr. Silbergleit has played clubs, concert halls, and festivals throughout the area as both a leader and a sideman. He has appeared with Jack McDuff, Jon Faddis, Richie Cole, Tierney Sutton, Melvin Rhyne, Brian Lynch, David Hazeltine, and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, among others. Both his 1996 debut CD Silberglicity (on which other Conservatory faculty members are featured) and his 2003 release, My New Attitude, have made it onto the jazz charts with nationwide airplay, and he can also be heard on the 2005 We Six CD Bird Say. Mr. Silbergleit also teaches at Cardinal Stritch University, and is a featured instructor in Hal Leonard’s Guitar Licks Goldmine DVD series.

Contact: psilbergleit@sbcglobal.net

 

Marija Temo – Guitarist
Background music for events, dinners, house concerts, solo concerts for festivals and music series, and flamenco shows with dancers.

Contact: info@marijatemo.com

 

We Six  – Jazz sextet
The Conservatory’s resident jazz ensemble since 2001, We Six presents their signature straight-ahead style.

Eric Jacobson, trumpet
Eric Schoor, saxophone
Paul Silbergeit, guitar
Jeff Hamann, bass
Mark Davis, piano
Dave Bayles, drum

Contact: Mark Davis, mdavis@wcmusic.org

Ryan Kahlbaugh – Percussionist
Ryan has performed with Chicago Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Present Music, Milwaukee Repertory Theater.

Contact: ryan.kahlbaugh@gmail.com

 

Matthew Liban – Percussionist
WCM Conservatory Connections faculty since 2005. BA in Education from UW-Milwaukee. Matt is a very accomplished drummer, having performed and recorded for decades with many notable locally and nationally recognized musicians. He is a much sought after music teacher and session player and continues to perform upwards of one hundred fifty shows per year with his numerous musical affiliations.

Contact: mliban@sbcglobal.net

 

We Six – Jazz sextet
The Conservatory’s resident jazz ensemble since 2001, We Six presents their signature straight-ahead style.

Eric Jacobson, trumpet
Eric Schoor, saxophone
Paul Silbergeit, guitar
Jeff Hamann, bass
Mark Davis, piano
Dave Bayles, drum

Contact: Mark Davis, mdavis@wcmusic.org

Mark Davis – Pianist
Mark Davis is one of the Midwest’s most accomplished pianists.  Over the last 25 years he has performed with countless luminaries of the jazz scene and since 1992, has served as the Chair of Jazz Studies at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.  Mark is available to perform at corporate functions, private parties, wedding receptions, ceremonies, clubs, festivals, and events of all kinds.  He performs solo and as the leader of various groups.  His repertoire includes classic jazz standards, Cole Porter, Gershwin, tunes made famous by Sinatra and Nat “King” Cole, Latin jazz, and more.  Repertoire for wedding ceremonies ranges from traditional to contemporary.  He will work with you to provide the perfect music to complement your event. For music samples and more information please visit markdavismusic.com.

Contact: markdavisjazz@gmail.com | 414-350-5047

 

Drew Donica – Pianist
Available as collaborative pianist for choir, vocalists, and instrumentalists. As pianist for weddings and funerals. As collaborative pianist for student festivals, recitals, and competitions.

Contact: ddonica@wcmusic.org

 

Teresa Drews – Pianist
WCM faculty member since 2003, Piano Department chair since 2005. MM in piano performance, Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University; BM cum laude in piano performance, Northwestern University. Member, Pi Kappa Lambda, MTNA, WMTA and MMTA. At the Conservatory, Ms. Drews maintains a large private piano studio and also teaches group piano classes for children through adult. Through Conservatory Connections she has taught general music and piano to students throughout Milwaukee and currently teaches at St. Joseph Academy of Early Learning. An active performer in the Milwaukee area, Ms. Drews often collaborates with WCM faculty and MSO musicians. She also performs annually with the Washington Island Music Festival in Door County. She has studied with Sylvia Wang, Ann Schein and Seth Knopp, and performed in master classes by David Burge and Menahem Pressler. Prior to moving to Milwaukee, she taught piano in Baltimore, Maryland at the Friends School of Baltimore and the Music Workshop.

Contact: tdrews@wcmusic.org

 

Kayme Henkle – Pianist
I have lots of experience accompanying singers, but I also love playing with all instruments.

Contact: kaymehenkel@yahoo.com              

          

Heinrich (Heinzel) Kunsmann and Phillip Grossman – Violin & piano duo
Heinzel and Phillip have been performing together for two years. Both have extensive performance experience as soloists and in ensembles. Together they perform music from classical repertoire for violin and piano.

Contact: h-kunsmann@msn.com

 

Lynn Roginske – Pianist, Lynn Roginske Trio, Klezmer Libre
Contemporary tunes with a twist — that’s what you’ll find when Ms. Roginske performs solo piano or with her group, the Lynn Roginske Trio (piano, bass, and drums). Playing for parties, weddings (ceremony, receptions), celebration, and holiday events, Lynn brings a mixture of jazz and latin standards, pop songs along with her original compositions to audiences throughout Wisconsin. Lynn can accommodate performances at outdoor venues on piano or with her trio.

Ms. Roginske offers interactive folk song or patriotic sing along programs that are entertaining for all ages.

Interested in world music that is both traditional, steeped in tradition, yet fused to other cultures? Engage the Klezmer/Latin fusion band, Klezmer Libre. Comprised of four Conservatory faculty (piano, clarinet, violin, and percussion) the group plays a variety of genres including traditional Eastern-European Klezmer, Latin, contemporary, and classical.

Ms. Roginske is an instructor in the piano department, teaching private and group lessons. Through the Conservatory Connections program, Lynn also teaches preschool music. Ms. Roginske holds Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music degrees as well as Wisconsin D.P. I. Certification for General, Choral and Adaptive Music.

Contact: lroginske@yahoo.com

 

Luke Talen – Piano
Luke is a collaborative pianist/music director available for shows, workshops, and auditions.  He also has experience composing for musical theatre and show choirs throughout Wisconsin.  Luke spent the summer of 2007 playing jazz piano at the Old Course Hotel in St. Andrews, Scotland.  Contact Luke for a resume.  Luke has studied under Michael Keller, Bradley Uieth, Elena Abend, Judit Jaimes, and Marlene Wondergem.

Contact: ltalen@wcmusic.org

Gretchen Grube – Violinist
Gretchen Grube holds a BM in Violin Performance with Suzuki Pedagogy from UW-Stevens Point (UWSP). She recently completed her MM in Violin Performance with Suzuki Pedagogy from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE).

At the conservatory, Gretchen is the Suzuki Coordinator of the string department. She also actively performs with the Festival City Symphony and Wisconsin Philharmonic in the Milwaukee area. She specializes in weddings, funerals, church services, and special events. Gretchen plays solo gigs and performs in small ensembles, too, which are available for hire.

Contact: gretchen.a.grube@gmail.com

 

Heinrich (Heinzel) Kunsmann and Phillip Grossman – Violin & piano duo
Heinzel and Phillip have been performing together for two years. Both have extensive performance experience as soloists and in ensembles. Together they perform music from classical repertoire for violin and piano.

Contact: h-kunsmann@msn.com

 

Philomusica Quartet
True to their name, (philo – love of + musica – music) violinists Jeanyi Kim and Alexander Mandl, violist Nathan Hackett, and cellist Adrien Zitoun formed the quartet in order to create an outlet for sharing and expressing their love of chamber music.  Each member brings a wealth of experience as versatile performer and educator to the group.

Since 2008, the energetic and critically acclaimed Philomusica Quartet, continues to delight their growing audience with jewels of the string quartet repertoire.

In nearly five years together, they have learned to settle on and convey clear ideas, goals and specific sound worlds for just about everything they play.”
Tom Strini, ThirdCoastDaily 2013

Jeanyi Kim, violin
Alexander ‘Sascha’ Mandl, violin
Nathan Hackett, viola
Adrien Zitoun, cello

Contact: Sascha Mandl, alexander.mandl@aya.yale.edu

 

Prometheus Trio – Piano trio chamber ensemble
Critically acclaimed year after year, Prometheus Trio brings undeniable energy and superb artistry to each and every performance. As the Conservatory’s resident piano trio since 1999, they continue their tradition of presenting masterworks sure to enthrall classical music lovers.

Margot Schwartz, violin
Scott Tisdel, cello
Stefanie Jacob, piano

Contact: Stefanie Jacob, jacob.tisdel@pobox.com

 

Charlie Rasmussen – Baroque Cellist
Charlie Rasmussen has appeared at the Boston Early Music Festival Fringe series with the New York Continuo Collective and with American Bach Soloists where he participated in the Academy Program.  He has performed in student and faculty recitals at Yale University and presented solo Baroque cello performances at the Villa Terrace in Milwaukee and St. Paul’s on the Green in Norwalk, CT.  He has given lecture recitals and workshops for the Colorado Symphony study group, Fairfield County (CT) CelloFest, and he is presenting a lecture recital at UW-Whitewater in October 2016.  He has previously soloed with Greensboro Early Music and was a member of the Vitali Ensemble.

Mr. Rasmussen can perform solo Baroque cello music for your event, or he can put together a small Baroque chamber group. Repertoire lists are available on request. Some popular selections include the Bach Cello Suites, Gabrielli Ricercari, and Dall’Abaco Caprices.

Contact: charlieras03@gmail.com

 

Julie Bamberger Roubik – Violist (primary), violinist, contractor for string ensembles of various sizes for parties, weddings, and other special events
WCM faculty member since 2009.  BM summa cum laude, from the University of Minnesota and MM from the HARTT School of Music, both in viola performance and Suzuki pedagogy.  Ms. Bamberger Roubik was the violinist for Jane Seymour’s Hollywood Star party and a back up musician for artists such as Brad Little, Lorna Luft, Rita Coolidge, Keiko Matsui, and Philip Dizack.  She is a regular member of the Kenosha, Racine, and Festival City Symphonies, and a founding member of Klezmer Libre – a Klezmer/Latin fusion band.

Contact email: wcmviolinviola@gmail.com

Alisa Jordheim – Soprano
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Contact: alisasuzannejordheim@gmail.com

 

Phillip Pearl – Baritone
Available for weddings, funerals, and other religious services and events.

Contact: pgpearl@att.net

 

Robin Pluer – Soprano
Big band music with costumes galore…. French songs a la Edith Piaf with gorgeous costumes, also small duos or trios for a quieter cocktail hour or a cabaret feel, a bit of jazz, a bit of elegance and a bit of funky fun

Contact: robinpluer@yahoo.com, 414-807-1323

 

Anne Elise Richie – Mezzo soprano
Vocal soloist for concerts, weddings, and funerals. Classical repertoire (Italian, French, German, Latin, Hebrew).

Contact: Aermezzo@gmail.com


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