Kettle Moraine Symphony
West Bend's “Hometown” Symphony Orchestra, Since 1968
Classical music concerts with over 60 fine musicians from Washington County and the greater metro-Milwaukee area.
Magnificence of Mendelssohn
The Symphony Returns to Holy Hill
Sunday, May 18, 2014 @ 3:00 p.m.
Basilica at Holy Hill
1525 Carmel Rd, Hubertus, WI 53033
Kettle Moraine Symphony, under the direction of Paul Thorgaard, and Moraine Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Peter Gibeau, are pleased to again have the privilege of performing together in the beautiful basilica at Holy Hill.
Enjoy works by Mendelssohn and Gabrieli in the original "surround sound" setting, with chorus up front, strings on the side, and brass in the rear choir loft.
Purchase tickets by May 15 at the outlets listed below, or online any time up until the day of the concert. Please arrive early for best seating.
Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians is a Roman Catholic shrine dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The centerpiece of the shrine is a minor basilica. It is located in the town of Erin, near Hubertus, Wisconsin, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee. The shrine has approximately 300,000 visitors per year. (from Wikipedia)
- Psalms 42 and 115
- String Symphony No. 9
- “Gloria” and “Exaudi, Deus” from the mass Sacrae Symphoniae - 1597
Concert Ticket Outlets
- White House of Music, West Bend and Germantown
- West Bend Chamber of Commerce
- Music Academy of West Bend
- Horicon Bank, West Bend
- Hartford Music Center
Irish Impressions - March 23, 2014
With Cashel Dennehy School of Irish Dance
Well, that was fun!
Fun for both the orchestra and the sold-out audience at UW-Washington County's theater.
Hope you were there!
Russian Romantics and the 2014 Young Artist Winner
March 1, 2:00 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, West Bend [ Map ] [ View Poster ]
Russian Hospitality presentation by Zulfiya Penterman at 1:45 p.m.
Daily News Article
The “Russian Romantics” concert is now a warm memory.
Featured on the concert was Emmalee Ciriaks, the winning entrant of the Washington County Concerto Competition, with an amazing performance of the third movement from Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No.1. Congratulations and thank you, Emmalee!
Zulfiya Penterman, an Early Language Learning teacher for the West Bend School District and a native of Kazakhstan, gracioulsy accepted our invitation to share with us her knowledge of Russian hospitality. Thank you, Zulfiya, for sharing a little about present-day Russian culture.
View education outreach curriculum here.
Lesson plans for elementary, middle and high school, related to upcoming concerts.
KMS Wants You!
Kettle Moraine Symphony invites you to consider becoming a board member or committee volunteer.
See our Volunteer Opportunities for specific ways to help.