• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
April 26

Book Talk: Ed Pavlić, Who Can Afford to Improvise?

readings & workshops
April 29

Poet Reading with Mark Doty

readings & workshops
April 29

Iroquios Raised Beading Workshop with James Kelly

exhibitions
May 4 -4

Exhibition: News from the Homefront, Recent Works by Jeff Morin

readings & workshops
May 10

Poetry Reading: Lindsay Daigle

readings & workshops
May 16

Poetry Reading: Mai Der Vang, author or Afterland

readings & workshops
June 6 -9

Intersite: Geopoetics of the Urban Garden and Beyond 

Archived performances
Aug 16 Sunday, August 16
1:00pm, $200 | $185 for members of either WPBC or Lynden Sculpture Garden

 

Tontine Ensemble was founded in the spring of 2014 with the mission to perform improvisational works and to champion the compositions of Milwaukee composers. Its four current members first played together for a Blank Radio recording session and immediately began rehearsing regularly. Allen Russell, Molly Lieberman, Pat Reinholz, and Barry Paul Clark are all classically trained musicians who teach and regularly perform in a variety of styles around the Milwaukee area and beyond. Tontine Ensemble has appeared as guest artists at Mike Neumeyer and Friends, Danceworks, Inc., the Milwaukee Follies, Formations Series for New and Improvised Music, and Seed Sounds. Their recital for August 16th will feature Tontine Ensemble in various duo, trio, and full quartet arrangements, performing music of the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as premiering new works for the ensemble repertoire from composers in the current creative music communities in Milwaukee.

 

Allen Russell - violin

Molly Lieberman - viola

Pat Reinholz - cello

Barry Paul Clark - double bass