media launch: Wisconsin Ensemble Venture is partnering with United Method of Dane County to assist their work in housing stability and homelessness prevention. Be a part of us on Friday, Could 14 at 6:00 pm for a digital efficiency that includes music of Beethoven, Daniel Bernard Roumain, and Florence Worth. And be taught extra about how one can assist necessary work being achieved to get extra people and households on pathways in direction of stability. Donations extremely inspired however not required. Program accessible for 72 hours. Register here. Musicians Leanne League, Mary Theodore, Jen Paulson, and Karl Lavine.
WE Venture companions with space organizations to deliver consciousness to among the many, urgent social justice problems with our time. WE Venture hopes to domesticate a bigger community of robust group relationships by means of chamber music. We partnered with the Basis for Black Ladies’s Wellness for our first challenge and are very excited to be partnering with United Method for this challenge. Be taught extra about this program and the composers on our EVENTS web page.
The musicians of WE Venture carry out collectively within the Madison Symphony and Wisconsin Chamber Orchestras and have performed chamber music collectively on quite a few events previously. This occasion is certain to be stuffed with inspiration and data that’ll assist transfer the needle for households in want of employment and housing safety.
Mary Theodore, a Madison resident, is initially from New York State. In her want to discover the Pacific Northwest, she took her research to the College of Washington in Seattle. There, she earned her Physician of Musical Arts diploma in violin with trainer Ronald Patterson in addition to her Grasp’s and Bachelor’s levels in violin and a Graduate Concept Certificates. Mary has additionally studied privately with Joey Corpus in New York Metropolis and carried out in grasp lessons led by such distinguished artists as Joseph Silverstein, Charles Castleman, and Norman Carroll. She has in depth orchestral expertise and has been a member of each the Madison Symphony and Wisconsin Chamber Orchestras since 2006. She has additionally freelanced within the New York Metropolis space and performed on the movie scores for main movement photos. Mary loves chamber music and spent 4 years as Founder/Creative Director of Sound Ensemble Wisconsin and is thrilled to now be working with Wisconsin Ensemble Venture (WE Venture).
Leanne League teaches violin and viola at UW-Whitewater, and is the assistant concertmaster of the Madison Symphony and Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. As a chamber musician, Leanne performs with the UW-Whitewater Piano Trio and has performed with many teams together with the Illinois Chamber Music Competition, the Token Creek Competition, Simply Bach, the Ancora String Quartet, and the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society. Different initiatives features a efficiency of the Beethoven Violin Concerto in March 2020 and a presentation on violin pedagogy on the nationwide American String Lecturers Conference in Spring 2021.
Karl Lavine is Principal cellist for the Madison Symphony Orchestra and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. As a member of the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s Heartstrings Quartet Program, Karl performs in lots of particular wants communities all through the Madison space. Karl seems often at John and Rose Mary Harbison’s Token Creek Competition in Wisconsin. He has held college positions at Luther School, Illinois Wesleyan College and UW Whitewater. As a previous member of the Milwaukee based mostly up to date music ensemble, Current Music, Karl has recorded compositions with the ensemble in addition to solo repertoire. He’s additionally a member of the Kepler Quartet, a string quartet which resulted from performances of works of American composer Ben Johnston. With the assistance of beneficiant grants from the Aaron Copland Recording Basis and assist from New World Information, the Kepler Quartet has just lately completed recording the whole string quartets of Ben Johnston below the New World Information label.
Violist Jennifer Clare Paulson is a member the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Along with performing in regional orchestral and chamber music settings, she has collaborated with new/experimental music ensembles based mostly in Chicago together with Kyle Bruckmann’s Wrack, Guillermo Gregorio’s Madi Ensemble and Ken Vandermark’s Audio One. JCP additionally performs fiddle with bluegrass band Milkhouse Radio, teaches out of her personal studio and works at Spruce Tree Music and Restore, the place she repairs and restores new and classic string devices.