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Milwaukee Liederkranz

Purpose

Men’s Chorus specializing in German song, as well as, songs sung in English.

Year Founded

1878

Practice Info

Location: Latvian House of Milwaukee

Time/Days: Weekly—Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.

Besides an annual Spring Concert, the Liederkranz Chorus performs various concerts during the year for festivals, senior centers, weddings, as well as, performances at special civic events, such as the Christmas tree lighting in Brookfield, the Milwaukee Public Museum, the Lions Club national convention, the Mitchell Park Domes.

The singers are also members of the Wisconsin District Combined Chorus and participate in the North American Singers Association National Singers Festival, and the Milwaukee German Fest Opening Ceremony and Sunday Church Service.

Milwaukee Liederkranz
Milwaukee Liedertafel

Purpose

The Milwaukee Liedertafel is an all men's choral group, most members currently singing together with the Milwaukee Liederkranz. The Liedertafel, still an active fraternal group, became inactive as a singing group in 2016 due to declining singer participation.

Year Founded

1858

Practice Info

Location: Latvian House of Milwaukee

Time/Days: Weekly—Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.

  • Marching in the German Fest Parade
  • Volunteering hours to German Fest
  • Supporting the Wisconsin Sängerbund

Email

gary.luther@sbcglobal.net

262-490-8073

Facebook

None

Website

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Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt

Purpose

A colorful dance troupe preserving the traditional dance, music and heritage of Pomerania, a Germanic Province along the Baltic Sea.

Year Founded

1977

Practice Info

Location: 12351 N. Granville Rd. Mequon, WI

Time/Days: Weekly—Tuesdays (Youth 6:30-7:30 pm; Adults 7:30-9:30 pm)

  • Germantown Maifest
  • Freistadt 4th of July
  • West Bend Oktoberfest
  • Cedarburg Oktoberfest
  • Dheinsville Oktoberfest
  • Freistadt Heritage Foundation Fundraiser
  • Pommerntag
  • German Fest
  • Holiday Folk Fair
  • Theinsville Family Fun before the 4th

Email

pommerndanz@hotmail.com

Facebook

None

Website

www.ptfusa.org

Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt
Wisconsin Sängerbezirk

Purpose

Wisconsin Singers District is the umbrella organization consisting of nine German-American Choruses in southeast Wisconsin.

Year Founded

1892

Practice Info

Location: N/A

Time/Days: N/A

The Wisconsin Sängerbezirk is a member of the Nord-Amerikanischer Sängerbund (NASB), which consists of over sixty German-American choruses in the United States. The Wisconsin District Gemischter Chor is made up of singers from all member district choruses and participates in the NASB National Sängerfest, which is held every three years. The District Gemischter Chor also performs at the Milwaukee German Fest Opening Ceremony and Sunday morning church service each year.

The Sängerbezirk conducts a Wisconsin Sängerfest annually, with the exception of National Sängerfest years, where the participating choruses perform individually and then gather to form the district chorus to perform the final set of the main concert.

The Sängerbezirk also hold an annual singing competition referred to as the Sängerkommers. The competition is judged by professional music educators and the first place chorus takes home the coveted traveling trophy.

Email

262-375-0294

Facebook

None

Website

Information and events of the Wisconsin Sängerbezirk can be found on the
North American Association website.

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