Our 2015-2016 Season Theme …
“How Can I Keep From Singing”
Season Ticket packages can be purchased now thru the adjacent Buy Tickets web button. Season tickets provide the BEST VALUE for enjoying the voices & music of Waukesha’s premiere choral arts organization!
Individual concert tickets also are available on this site and soon will be at Waukesha State Bank locations, and from Waukesha Choral Union Members.
Meet our Artistic Director
Michael Chapel is the director of choral activities and musical theater at Brown Deer Middle/High School and is also the fine arts coordinator for the School District of Brown Deer. Additionally, Mr. Chapel is the choir director and lead service accompanist at St. Peter’s UCC in Saukville, WI. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music and a Master’s Degree in Music Education – with an emphasis on choral conducting. Michael has served as an adjudicator for the past 15 years at concert and solo-ensemble festivals sponsored by the Wisconsin School Music Association. He is a past staff member of the WSMA Middle-Level State Honors Project, and is also active as a clinician for middle and high school choral groups.
WCU has a new Accompanist!
Alejandro Alumbreros, Milwaukee Pianist
Born in Spain, Alejandro has performed as both a piano soloist and accompanist for singers and instrumentalists in Europe, the United States and South America. Thus far, he has collaborated with many companies as accompanist, vocal coach or conductor. These include Bilbao Opera Company, Biotz Alai Choir (both in Spain), Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Carnegie Mellon University, Point Park University, Stage Right, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Tri-County Choir, Pittsburgh Savoyards, Florentine Opera of Milwaukee, Milwaukee Ballet and Skylight Opera Theatre and Choral Arts Society of Southeastern Wisconsin.
Currently, Alejandro plays for the UW-Parkside and is the Music Director at First Presbyterian Church of Racine. He received his Masters in Piano with an emphasis in vocal and chamber music from Carnegie Mellon University and his undergraduate studies were done at Juan Crisostomo de Arriaga Conservatory, in Bilbao, Spain.
We welcome him to the WCU Family!
Fall auditions are over! We welcome our new Members:
Nancy B., Abbie H., & Rachel S.