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Date: 1929-10-12 

Description: Ten musicians that make up the Broadway Gardens Orchestra pose on stage with their instruments.

Date: 1931-09-02 

Description: Group portrait of Chanticleer "Lanky Neal" Orchestra dressed in identical suits and two-tone shoes.

Date: 1961-04-29 

Description: A group of guests attends the Civic Symphony Pops Concert in the Crystal Ballroom of Hotel Loraine They include (seated), from left to right, Archie Kimbal...

Date: 1931-06-29 

Description: Chanticleer Orchestra, the "Piffles" Jaeger Band with instruments, on lake passenger boat. Band members and guests are: Left to right: Ruth Bourrette, Mrs....

Date: 1949-11-19 

Description: Stan Stitgen, Norma Malmanger and Don Liebenberg, standing left to right, and Beth Mitchell, seated, prepare for the special youth concert to be given by t...

Date: 1928-12-10 

Description: Members of the Middleton High School orchestra pose for a group portrait with their instruments.

Date: 1932-11-17 

Description: The Madison Civic Orchestra poses onstage after the Parkway concert.

Historical Essay

Sousa Conductor's Baton

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Conductor's baton presented to Marquette University by John Philip Sousa in 1924. (Museum object #1980.228.12)

Date: 1937-08-29 

Description: Madison Concert Orchestra members with their instruments seated on a "stage" under trees at Vilas Park. The conductor is standing in front. Groups of U.S....

Date: 1990-06-27 

Description: Mayor Soglin standing at the microphone as Honorary Host of Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra's Concerts on the Square.

Date: 1944-11-16 

Description: Group portrait of Peggy King's all-girl orchestra, posed with their instruments. The swing band plays on the weekends at fraternity and sorority parties. L...

Photograph

Guy Lombardo

Date: 1976-01-16 

Description: Portrait of Guy Lombardo, bandleader of the Royal Canadians. He and his orchestra were famous for their traditional performance on New Year's Eve at the Wa...

Date: 1945 

Description: Group of Holocaust survivors who were in quarantine after WWII listen to an orchestra playing on their behalf outdoors; Smalands Anneberg, Sweden, Summer.

Photograph

Fern Kirkpatrick

Date: 1952-04-25 

Description: Portrait of Fern (Mrs. D. L.) Kirkpatrick, trumpet soloist with the Madison Civic Symphony.

Date:  

Description: Billhead of Neese, Kustermann & Root of Green Bay, Wisconsin, stationers, printers, book-binders, and dealers in musical instruments and sewing machines. T...

Date: 1953-05-22 

Description: Four members of Jerry Billington's Orchestra gather at the piano during the Cosmos Dance Club 30th Anniversary dinner dance. The orchestra has played for...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Alma Seipp (1876-1966), middle row, second from right, holds a violin in a group portrait of a women's string ensemble, probably at Wellesley College. All...

Date: 1948-04-23 

Description: Dr. Sigfrid Prager conducting the Madison Civic Symphony Orchestra, the Madison Civic Chorus, the University of Wisconsin chorus and soloists in his farewe...

Date: 1961-04-29 

Description: Walter Heerman directs the Civic Symphony Pops Concert in the Crystal Ballroom of Hotel Loraine. The concert is a farewell event for Mr. Heermann who will...

Date: 1930-12-09 

Description: Group portrait of WIBA "Harvester's" orchestra.

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