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Warren Gerds – Critic at Large Review: Chanticleer is met with cheers, then earns them

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Don’t miss Warren Gerds – Critic at Large 5-star review of Civic Music’s October 4 Chanticleer concert. The review was published the morning after the concert.

Without having sung a note, the vocal group Chanticleer was cheered Friday night as the 12 men walked out on stage at Ralph Holter Auditorium of Green Bay West High School. The cheers were a rarity for a formal concert and certainly for the host Brown County Civic Music Association. It’s a great way to kick start performers. The effect that has on the group, in my imagination: “Whoa, the crowd is ready. We’re liked. Let’s roll.”

And roll Chanticleer did in an exquisite concert (5 stars out of 5) steeped in precision and finesse….

Read the complete review available on WBAY’s We Are Green Bay site.

Clarinet Lamp Raffle Winner

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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Clarinet Lamp for Raffle

Congratulations to Steve Bodnar, winner of a beautiful clarinet lamp! The lamp raffle was held to raise funds for the Brown County Civic Music Association at the Chanticleer concert on Fri, Oct. 4. Steve’s name was drawn at the end of intermission.

This stunning clarinet lamp was donated to Civic Music by Gary Wieseckel. Gary, a Civic Music board member, volunteer, and lover of music created this beautiful lamp fashioned with a real instrument. Thanks to Gary for donating the lamp and to all who purchased tickets in support of the Brown County Civic Music Association.