Green Lake Festival of Music

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The concert series will include the following events:

• ​LunART will open the season at Thrasher Opera House in Green Lake on Friday, June 10.

• ​New to GLFM, and in conjunction with the Boys & Girls Club of the Tri-County Area, a Children’s Chorus will meet June 13 to 16 in Rodman Center for the Arts on the Ripon College Campus. The choir, under the direction of Magdalena Delgado, will rehearse for several days then present a concert in Demmer Hall on June 16.

• ​Pianist Anastasiya Magamedova will present a solo concert at the University of Oshkosh’s Music Hall on Tuesday, June 14, and will follow up with a MasterClass at Evergreen Retirement Community on Wednesday, June 15.

• ​Returning this year is the Choral Institute, directed by Dr. John C. Hughes, from June 22 to 25.

• ​The final concert will be held in Demmer Hall at Ripon College on June 25. In conjunction with the Choral Institute will be the Composer Residency, also directed by Hughes. Elaine Hagenberg will be the composer-in-residence. The final concert will be held on Sunday, June 26, also in Demmer Hall, and will feature a new work commissioned by GLFM and composed by Hagenberg.

Photograph provided by Green Lake Festival of Music

• June 28 brings the familiar faces of the Aizuri Quartet to Thrasher Opera House.

• Soprano Katie Henry and pianist Madeline Slettedahl will present a concert at Thrasher Opera House on Thursday, July 7.

• The Chamber Music Institute (CMI), formerly the Chamber Music Camp, returns to the Ripon College Campus from July 8 to July 24. New CMI Director Elizabeth Oakes brings in a dynamic faculty to work with college-aged and young-adult students for two weeks. Many concerts will be presented, including iconic Circle of Sound Barn Concert on Saturday, July 16; a faculty concert on July 20; and a final recital on July 23.

• The Cabaret Gala, the Festival’s largest fundraiser, will feature Grammy Award-winning soprano Sarah Brailey along with pianist Janna Ernst on July 29.

• The season will close with several outreach concerts featuring the Third Lake Brass Quintet, with the final concert being held in the courtyard at the Caestecker Public Library in Green Lake on Friday, August 5.

Some events will be recorded for possible limited availability on GLFM’s YouTube channel. Plan to come see the concerts in person for the full experience.

For a full schedule of events and concert details or to donate or become a concert sponsor, please visit or contact us at info@greenlakefestival or (920) 748-9398.

Deb MacKenzie is the administrator at Green Lake Festival of Music.