CIVIC MUSIC MKE supports music education and provides performance opportunities for young musicians in the greater Milwaukee area. Programs incorporate a variety of scholarship and performance opportunities to students in grade 4-12 with instruction, auditions, workshops, master classes, competitions and performances before a live audience.  Life Lessons Through Music: the Private Lesson Program provides scholarships for lessons with professional musicians and music educators to younger students in financial need.  The High School Competition and Showcase Recital offers performance and educational opportunities for advanced young musicians. The High School Student Awards give music educators a way to honor their outstanding area high school music students. The Educator Awards honor inspirational music teachers and administrators, and the Citizen Awards recognize outstanding citizens integral to Milwaukee’s musical life.


What your gift may provide:

$15    Tote bag with music books, folder and pencil for a young musician

$25    One private lesson for a young musician

$50    Two private lessons for a young musician

$125 Half of the stipend paid to performers in the High School Showcase Recital