When the Monona Terrace was being built, the public was offered the opportunity to purchase commemorative tiles for placement on the Terrace Roof Garden.
The other day I finally had a chance to locate (again) the tile purchased by the Madison Männerchor at the time.
It is located in the southeast corner of the Roof Garden, near the sign for the Lake Vista Cafe (see picture).
The Madison Männerchor was mentioned in two places in the Winter 2015-2016 edition of the the “Wisconsin Magazine of History”.
In the article, “Green Turtle Soup, Lobster Newburg and Roman Punch”, the MMC is referred to as “Suitable entertainment…” on page 19 and listed on the reproduced menu from 1901 on page 21.
Wisconsin Magazine of History – Winter 2015-2016
The St. Thomas Boys Choir of Leipzig, Germany will be performing at
Luther Memorial Church, 1021 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, on
Sunday, November 3, 2013.
The choir was founded in 1212, and was led by J.S. Bach from 1723 until
his death in 1750. The group last appeared in the US on the East coast
Luther Memorial Church can accommodate approximately 650 people to hear
this very special concert.
Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.
Christ King Parish, 2604 N. Swan Boulevard, Wauwatosa, WI (92nd at Center Street)
Tickets: $8.00 Adults, $1.00 Children under 12 (Includes Cake and Coffee/Milk)
Milwaukee Liedertafel, Milwaukee Damenchor, Milwaukee Liederkranz, Deutsche Schule, Schwaben Männerchor, Milwaukee D.A.N.K. Chor, and Pommersche Spaeldeel Freistadt…and a visit from Santa
Tickets can be purchased from all singers or at the door. For more information, call Heinz @ 262.782-2353
The Madison Männerchor were the featured guests at the Milwaukee Damenchor’s 23rd Annual Conference on Sunday, October 21, 2012.
Be sure to visit our other Wisconsin German-singing choruses. Follow this link to the Milwaukee Liederkranz page.
Wisconsin Sängerbezirk Sängerfest
July 8th through July 10th, 2011.
For information, please click here .
Wisconsin Sängerkommers 2011
Click here to see some pictures from this event.
Stopped cold in amazement! While casually searching on line for the archives of Männerchöre that were established at about the same time as our own, I came across the Indianapolis Männerchor Archives that are housed by the Indiana University-Purdue University Ruth Lilly Collections and Archives. Continue reading