Pushing The Performers: Canary Reeds

Canary Reeds is a Contemporary Classical Chamber Music ensemble consisting of five players: Miko Roman – oboe, Lauren LaFond – clarinet, Valeri Nowak – saxophone, Callahan Leiungh – bassoon and Clay Steiner – bass clarinet. They are all full time students in Milwaukee looking to engage with an audience online while performances are on hold. … More Pushing The Performers: Canary Reeds

Happy Birthday Outpost Natural Foods!

Outpost Natural Foods celebrated 50 years in business last weekend with a virtual birthday party concert series. As a co-host with 88.9 Radio Milwaukee, Wisconsin Music Ventures was excited to participate in their first online festival with a fantastic local business like Outpost. “I was so thrilled to work with Outpost on this collaboration,” said … More Happy Birthday Outpost Natural Foods!

Pushing The Performers: Ryan Thomas

Growing up in Janesville, WI, Ryan Thomas first discovered his love of music by listening to his father’s collection. He joined several bands playing Rock, Metal, Jazz, Funk, Latin, Electronic, Experimental and Contemporary. With a degree in Music Business and Recording Technology at University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, performing live plays a big role in accomplishing Ryan’s career goals. … More Pushing The Performers: Ryan Thomas

Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert: Stas Venglevski

On Sunday, April 19, we hosted our first online concert. As a test-run, patrons and volunteers with WMV were invited to enjoy a surprise musical guest while eating brunch from the comfort of their homes. Accordionist, teacher, composer and arranger, Stas Venglevski entertained 21 screens with many different music styles. Stas began the show with … More Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert: Stas Venglevski