Christmas Concert at Holy Hill, December 15
On December 15, LSB performed its annual free Christmas Concert at Holy Hill, filling the Basilica with the sounds of the season to a capacity audience. Our thanks to all of those who braved the frigid temps and came out for this wonderful musical holiday tradition.
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Guest Artists Featured in October
The October 20 concert, “Kind of Blue”, featured two local soloists.
Pianist Heinrich “Heinzel” Kunsmann of Cedarburg (fabulously) playing Gershwin's fabulous “Rhapsody in Blue”.
Read Kunsmann's bio.
Vocalist Jocelyn Ridgely sang Rodgers & Hart's “Blue Moon” on the October concert, and with friend Eric Hanson, joined the band again at Holy Hill, singing a delightful "Baby, It's Cold Outside".
Read Ridgely's bio.
Student Solo Competition
Lakeshore Symphonic Band encourages area young people to further their music education by sponsoring an annual Young Artists competition and awarding a scholarship to the winner, as well as the opportunity to perform in concert.
Congratulations to Rachel Bruczyk of Grafton High School, our 2013 Young Artist Competition winner. Rachel performed "Blue Bells of Scotland", accompanied by Lakeshore Symphonic Band, at the May 5 concert.
Read Rachel's bio.
Wind Ensemble Concerts for SE Wisconsin
Lakeshore Symphonic Band is a regional group based in the north shore Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, performing symphonic wind ensemble and traditional concert band music. The band provides a musical outlet that enables its members to maintain and further develop their musical skills and give back to the community a high quality musical experience.
37 Years of Community Service
Since 1976, LSB has performed several concerts each year, of mostly classic symphonic band and wind ensemble music. Concerts have also included Big Band era tunes, popular show and children's music, and an annual Christmas program at Holy Hill. In January 2005, the band was honored to perform at the annual meeting of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Band Association.
LSB draws approximately 60 volunteer musicians from Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Washington, and Milwaukee Counties. While occupations and musical experiences vary among its members, all have a serious interest in providing a high quality performance for their audience. LSB is a nonprofit group, and depends solely on membership dues, donations and ticket sales for funding.