Wisconsin Music Ventures

Building community through music, and music through community; patron-supported live music experiences featuring local musicians in distinctively Wisconsin settings.

Performance + Education + Wanderlust

Upcoming Events

Find Us at Hangout MKE: UWM’s Canary Reeds @ Hangout MKE Cafe & Lounge Co.
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Find Us at Hangout MKE: UWM's Canary Reeds @ Hangout MKE Cafe & Lounge Co.

Canary Reeds is a Milwaukee based reed quintet dedicated to performing new music as well as standard repertoire. Canary Reeds participated in a masterclass with Fischoff Grand Prize-winning saxophone quartet Aruna this fall, and has enjoyed community performances in conjunction with area schools. The members of Canary Reeds are currently students at the University Wisconsin Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts and are coached by Dr. Nicki Roman.

  • Miko Roman, Oboe
  • Lauren LaFond, Clarinet
  • Valeri Nowak, Saxophone
  • Callahan Lieungh, Bassoon
  • Clay Steiner, Bass Clarinet
WMV Special: Love is In the House @ Story Hill Fire House
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Featuring the J. Ryan Trio and Peter Neumer, Saxophone
Light snacks included with each ticket purchase. 

Doors open at 6:00.

Peter Neumer serenades on solo sax from 6:00-7:00. Mix and mingle, get your drink from the bar and load up on tasty treats from My Family Roots Catering.

The J. Ryan Trio takes the stage from 7:00 – 8:30.

The J. Ryan Trio plays jazz standards and down home blues all with a soulful feel in and around Milwaukee with every last dollar raised from album sales and live performance going to charity.

Enjoy a night of romance-themed music at Story Hill Fire House – a new event space that is elegant, unique and historic.

*Seating is limited, and may sell out. It is best to purchase tickets in advance. 

Drum Circles with Andrew Moreno in July, 2019, at "Family Music, Alfresco." Despite there being a heat advisory/100 degree weather that day, we still had some awesome and willing takers for our event! We are looking forward to hosting many more fun, interactive events such as this in the future.