Lessons From the Farmers Market

Last night the Tosa Farmers Market (TFM) held their end-of-the-year celebration, called the “Farmer’s Feast.” I’ve been a board member, spending a lot of volunteer time with this organization, for the past four years. Following this season, I’m moving on so as to be able to put full concentration into my own work and music. 

But it would be remiss of me to not acknowledge what an inspiration TFM has been, in planning Wisconsin Music Ventures (WMV) events. … More Lessons From the Farmers Market

What does it mean to be a patron?

In independent music and the fine arts, the term patron is often thrown around casually; everyone seems to know what it means and why patrons are important. We forget that this is not always understood by others!

And “being a patron” to something in the general sense (i.e. the arts) can be different from being a patron to a particular artist or project.  … More What does it mean to be a patron?

Many Thanks!

Wisconsin Music Ventures is here! We have been out and about in Milwaukee County Parks for the last couple months, and are now building on the initial momentum from those amazing performances by fantastic local artists, as well as the audiences that have heard our music and enjoyed our special experiences. … More Many Thanks!