The Milwaukee Concert Band was formed in 1940 as part of the Civic Music Association. It was first named the "Young People's Symphonic Band." Then in 1946, it was renamed "Civic Symphonic Band." Fifty years later, on March 1, 1996, the ensemble incorporated as "Milwaukee Concert Band." The musicians in the band are volunteers; they do not get paid for their time and talent with the organization. They play because they love making music. The band has appeared in performance throughout the Milwaukee area with various local and national artists. Today the Milwaukee Concert Band provides an outlet for talented local performers from the greater Milwaukee area to play a variety of musical styles from the classics to Broadway. We perform three public concerts per season along with private concerts at area nursing homes and a Christmas concert at the VA Medical Center.
Theresa Moniot Olivares, President & Librarian (horn)
Pat Hamilton, Co-Vice President (clarinet)
Josh Schaffer, Co-Vice President (percussion)
Martha Fergus, Treasurer (flute)
Michael Schmitz, Secretary (trombone)
Bryan Kujawa (2022 - present)
Michael VanPelt (2021)
Dr. Patricia Backhaus (2018 - 2020)
Jeremy Davis (2016 - 2018)
Gregory A. Schaffer (2002 - 2016)
Dr. Nicholas J. Contorno (1997 - 2002)
Patricia Wellman (1989 - 1997)
Wayne Becker (1973 - 1989)
Paul Anderson (1959 - 1973)
Dr. Joseph Skornicka (1940 - 1959)
rev. Mar 2023.
This website designed and created by Bryan Kujawa in 2022.