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2014 Great Lakes Concert Tour | 24 Mar 2014

The Ides of March

So with today being The Ides of March, it was a?guaranteed sign?that something interesting would happen; and indeed it did. After another wonderful night with our host families, we gathered into our buses and headed back to Frankenmuth for a chance to explore both downtown and Bronner’s CHRISTtmas Wonderland for some last-minute shopping. Frankenmuth was […]

2014 Great Lakes Concert Tour | 22 Mar 2014

Just Keep Swimming! (a blog post by Courtney and Sydney)

Here’s a little retrospective from Days 1 and 2 of our Great Lakes Concert Tour, as shared by Courtney and Sydney, a.k.a. “The Giovinazzo Twins” FOND DU LAC, Wisconsin, and ESCANABA, Michigan – We went to bed at 1:00am. At 2:00am the clocks turned forward to 3:00am. In the wee hours of the morning at […]

2014 Great Lakes Concert Tour | 20 Mar 2014

Great City, Great Stories

Chase writes about free time in Toronto last week…. Waking up early always seems to be easier when you know you have a fun day ahead of you, and today was one of those days. The bustling breakfast got the day going, and my group set out for Niagara Falls. Traveling is a new activity […]

2014 Great Lakes Concert Tour &General | 11 Mar 2014

Abiding in Michigan

I am writing this blog post from Frankenmuth, Michigan. We just performed our third concert of the tour. The day involved a long bus ride, but our concert this evening at Bronner Performing Arts Center was presented by King of Kings Ev. Lutheran Church, and it was wonderful. I thought it was our best so […]

2014 Great Lakes Concert Tour | 11 Mar 2014

Waiting to Spring Forth

As our bus lumbers over the top of Lake Michigan, across the Mackinac Bridge, and down to Frankenmuth, we have passed thousands of standing trees. Every time I look out the window, trees rush past. Many of the trees are hardwoods. Their brown skeletons stand solemnly against the gray sky. In contrast to these statuesque […]

2014 Great Lakes Concert Tour &General | 11 Mar 2014

Becoming a Morning Person

I?ve never been a morning person, so our 7:30 a.m. bus pick-up time from our hotel in Escanaba, Michigan, didn?t exactly appeal to me. In fact, it?s 11:58 a.m. and I still can?t say that I?m completely awake. Movies on the bus, endless lines of trees, and a full stomach from lunch make my eyes […]

2014 Great Lakes Concert Tour | 10 Mar 2014

First Stop & Feeling On Top

Kimberly writes about Day One of our tour?.? The Lord has blessed the Wisconsin Lutheran Choir with another wonderful tour opportunity. Today we headed out for Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and received a sunny sendoff from family and friends. I think everyone is excited for the academic break and a chance to see new things […]

2014 Great Lakes Concert Tour | 01 Mar 2014

By the Book

It’s a Wisconsin Lutheran Choir tradition for members?to share encouragement from Scripture in our “tour books.” The books are presented during our tour orientations and are referred to throughout our travels. They?contain daily schedules; policies, procedures, and routines; crew assignments and job descriptions; and interesting facts about the places we’ll visit during the performance tour. […]

2014 Great Lakes Concert Tour &Choir Alumni &General | 27 Sep 2013

Memories in the Making: Connected to Generations of Wisconsin Lutheran Choir Alums

Hello Music Lovers! We are already five weeks into the start of my senior year of college; my last year of school ever. It is the ultimate feeling of bittersweet I have as I look around at my fellow choir members, all of which by now, are either in my class or younger than me. […]