FolkLib Index - Wisconsin Concert/Community/Marching Bands

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      This page lists links for current and past Wisconsin-based Concert Bands, Community Bands, and Marching Bands.

      Please write if you know about any Wisconsin Bands not listed who have released a recording.

| A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M |
| N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z - 1 - 8 |
| U.S. Military Bands |

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  1. .Allouez Village Band ( Sharon Sidwell) - Director: Mike Ajango [Active: 1981-] [Allouez]
  2. .American-Croatian Silver Strings Tamburitzans - Discog ( FolkLib Index) (renamed to Hrvatska Bura) [Active: 19??-19??] [Milwaukee]
  3. .Americanos Drum & Bugle Corps (DCI) - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Author ?) ( Author ? [Archive]) [Menasha]
  4. .Arion Band - Page ( Oshkosh Public Library) [Active: 1878-19??] [Oshkosh]
    B  
  5. .Badger Pipes and Drums - Page ( Bill McInnes [old site]) [Madison] [Oct. 2002, band name changed to Madison Pipes and Drums]
  6. .Beaver Dam Community Band - Page ( Facebook) [Active: 19??-] [Beaver Dam]
  7. .Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps (DCI) - Page ( Author ?) ( Wikipedia) [Active: 1964-] [La Crosse]
    C  
  8. .Capitol City Band - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Madison Newspapers Inc.) ( Portal Wisconsin) ( CD Baby) [Madison]
  9. .Capital Sound (DCI) - Page ( Author ?) [Horicon]
  10. .Celtic Nations Pipes & Drums - Page ( Author ?) [Active: 2002-] [Milwaukee]
    D  
  11. .Dorf Kapelle - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?) [Wausaukee]
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  12. .East Troy Community Band - Page ( Author ?) [Active: 19??-19??,2002-] [East Troy]
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  13. .Fond du Lac Symphonic Band - Page ( Bob Milanowski) - Ray C. Wifler, Director [Fond du Lac]
          (members: Bob Milanowski)
  14. .Fort Atkinson City Band - Wayne Crook, President and Director, 1336 Jamesway, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-2832 [Fort Atkinson]
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  15. .Howard-Suamico Community Band - Info ( Wisconsin Musical Groups) [Howard-Suamico]
  16. .Hrvatska Bura (previously called American-Croatian Silver Strings Tamburitzans) [Active: 2003-] [Milwaukee]
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  17. .Island Magic Steel Drum Jazz Band [Active: 19??-] [Green Bay]
          ( Chris Kuborn, Marisol Kuborn)
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  18. .Kiel Municipal Band - Lewis Schmidt, Director, 621 Sixth St., Kiel, WI 53042-1307 [Kiel]
  19. .Kilties (DCI) (aka Y.M.C.A. Kilties) - Page ( Author ?) [Racine]
  20. .Kimberly Community Band - Page ( FoxArts.Net) [Kimberly]
    L  
  21. .Laconia High School Band - Page ( wikispaces.com) [Active: 19??-] [Rosendale]
          Successor to the Rosendale High School Band
  22. .Little Chute Community Band - Page ( FoxArts.Net) ( FoxArts.Net [Archive]) [Little Chute]
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  23. .Madison Pipes and Drums - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Bill McInnes) [Oct. 2002, band name changed from Badger Pipes and Drums] [Madison]
  24. .Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps (DCI) - Page ( Zeb/Amanda Hallock) [Sun Prairie]
  25. .Marquette University Bands - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Marquette University) [Active: 1881-] [Milwaukee]
          (Marquette University Concert Band, Marquette University Symphonic Band, Marquette University Pep Band, Marquette University Jazz Ensemble)
        ? (Conductor(s): 1881-1923)
        William J. Geisheker (Conductor: 1924-1983)
        Dr. Nicholas J. Contoro (Director/Conductor: 1983-2006)
          current Directors
        Dr. Erik N. (Nikolas) Janners, Director of Music, (2007-) http://www.marquette.edu/band/Director.html
        Dr. Jason S. Ladd, Assistant Director of Music (2010-) http://www.marquette.edu/band/Director.html
  26. .Mayville Steel Drum Band (aka Reehl Steel Drum Band) - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Author ?)
          ( Ben Reehl, ?)
  27. .Midwest Legends Drum & Bugle Corps (DCI/Senior) - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Joe Goskowsky) [St. Francis]
  28. .Milwaukee Police Band - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Author ?) [Milwaukee]
    N  
  29. .Newtonburg Brass Band - - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Author ?) [Active: 1904-1917? (Conductor: Ernst Rusch), 2000-] [Newton]
          (Conductor: Robert Kuether, Cindy Kuether (clarinet), Eileen Kuether (percussion, banjo), Mark Kuether (tuba), and 10 other unknown players)
  30. .Northeastern Wisconsin Concert Band - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Author ?) [Marinette]
    O  
  31. .Old Mapleton Circus Band - Discog ( FolkLib Index) [Active: 1976-] [Oconomowoc]
  32. .Oshkosh Area Community Band - Discog (OCAT Videos), Page ( Shirley Grunloh [Archive]) [Active: 1986-] [Oshkosh]
  33. .Oshkosh Warrior Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps, The - (see: The Oshkosh Warriors Drum Corps)
  34. .Oshkosh Warriors Drum Corps, The - Page ( DrumCorpsWiki), Bibliog ( "History of Oshkosh Warriors and Warrior Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps") [Active: 1966-] [Oshkosh]
          For all other known Wisconsin DCI bands, see DrumCorpsWiki Category:Wisconsin
    P  
  35. .Palmyra-Eagle Community Band - Page ( Author ?) [Active: 1/21/1993-] [Palmyra - Eagle]
  36. .Pandora's Groove (Steel Drum Band) - Page ( Tim Curless) [Active: 2001-] [Oshkosh]
          ( Mike Underwood, Kurt Stein, ?)
  37. .Pioneer Drum & Bugle Corps & Color Guard (DCI) - Page ( Author ?) [Milwaukee]
    Q  
    R  
  38. .Racine Concert Band - Mark Eichner, Director, 315 Wilnette Springs Dr., Racine, WI 53405-2132 [Racine]
  39. .Racine Scouts (DCI) - Page ( Author ?) [Racine]
  40. .Rosendale High School Band - Discog (FolkLib Index) [Active: 1961-1966] [Rosendale]
          '61-'66 only? This school band may have been in existence longer than that, but a 11/2013 Web search found mention of this band only in Oshkosh and Fond du Lac newspaper archives for those years. There was no mention of this band anywhere else on the Web.
          Rosendale High School no longer exists. It closed in 19?? when Laconia High School opened. See the Laconia High School Band.
    S  
  41. .St. Norbert Community Band - Frederick Schmidt, Director 100 Grant St., De Pere, WI 54115-2099 [De Pere]
  42. .Shamrock Club Color Guard, Pipes & Drums - Page ( Author ?) [Active: 1966-] [Milwaukee]
  43. .Silver Strings Tamburitzans - (see: American-Croatian Silver Strings Tamburitzans)
    T  
    U  
  44. .University of Wisconsin Marching Band - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( UW-Madison) [Madison]
  45. .University of Wisconsin Symphony Band [Madison]
    V  
    W  
  46. .Waupun Community Band, The - Discog ( no known recordings), Contact Sue Haefemeyer (920) 324-4026 or LaMont Page (920) 324-2156 [Waupun.]
  47. .Wausau Concert Band - Discog ( no known recordings) [Conductor: Jim Pekol] [Active: 1894-] [Wausau]
  48. .Wausau Symphony and Band - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Jennie McLean) [Active: 1898-] [Wausau]
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    Y  
    Z  
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  49. .1st Brigade Band - Discog ( FolkLib Index), Page ( Nancy Campbell) [Watertown]
          [Active: 1864-1865 Brodhead: 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, 1964-]
          A re-organized Civil War band not currently affiliated with the U.S. Military.
          (Soloists listed on Vol. 2 and 3: Norman Cox, Richard Hanson, Peggy Heckner, Warren Heckner, Mrs. Judy Plant, all other band members unknown)
  50. .132nd Army Band - Wisconsin Army National Guard - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( Author ?) ( U.S. Army) [Active: 1946-] [Madison]
          Previously known as the 32nd Infantry Division Band
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  51. .84th Division Band - Discog ( no known recordings), Page ( U.S. Army) [Active: 19??-] [Milwaukee]

United States Military Bands

    U.S. Army Bands
        Active Army Bands in Wisconsin - none
        Army Reserve Bands in Wisconsin - 84th Division Band, Milwaukee
        Army National Guard Bands in Wisconsin - 132nd Army Band, Madison
    U.S. Air Force Bands in Wisconsin - none
    U.S. Marine Bands in Wisconsin - none
          Only one exists and it only plays for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps.
          According to their FAQ, there are 12 U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps bands, but I can't find a list of them or where they are located.
    U.S. Navy Bands in Wisconsin - none
    U.S. Coast Guard Bands in Wisconsin - none
          Only one exists.

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