Wisconsin Singers bring 56th show to Decorah March 3

Wisconsin Singers, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s premier Broadway-caliber touring production, is taking the stage at Decorah High School for its 56th season show “When Opposites Attract” on March 3 at 3 p.m. (please note change of time)

The new original 90-minute show, performed by unpaid full-time UW students collectively studying more than 24 majors, features captivating vocals, stunning choreography, and the 10-piece Wisconsin Singers student band.

Concert promoters said audiences will hear more than 40 songs in this fast-paced show, including top hits from artists like Tina Turner, Queen, Dolly Parton, Michael Bublé, and more. Numbers from Hamilton, Wicked, Some Like It Hot and other award-winning Broadway musicals. The Wisconsin Singers’ band will showcase its special blend of jazz, funk, and classic rock.

Decorah native

“I look forward to performing for my friends and family one last time with the Wisconsin Singers. Each year has been better than the last, and this year is no exception!” says Joseph Courtney, Wisconsin Singer performer and Decorah native.

Courtney is an alum of Decorah High School’s class of 2020. In high school, he was involved in choir, speech, the fall musicals and variety shows, DHS Madrigal Singers, and state solo ensemble. He carried his passion for fine arts with him to UW-Madison, where he has performed with the Wisconsin Singers for three years

Tickets range from $10 (senior/students) to $15 (adults) and are available online at WisconsinSingers.com/see-us/decorah, or by calling the box office at 608-886-6801, and can also be purchased at Bruening Rock Products and Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce.

Wisconsin Singers Facts:

  • Since 1967, Wisconsin Singers has served as the “Official Ambassadors of Goodwill” for UW-Madison
  • Wisconsin Singers showcases 31 of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s most talented singers, dancers, instrumentalists, and technicians from a variety of majors across campus
  • Student performers represent over 20 different majors on campus ranging from biology to business to English to engineering
  • The group entertains 50,000 people with over 35 shows annually throughout the Midwest with a brand-new original show every year
  • Student performers conduct free music workshops for more than 1,000 high school and junior high students every year
  • WS Program helps to raise thousands of dollars annually for service organizations, music boosters, and a variety of other community initiatives throughout the state and nation
  • The organization has a 56-year tradition of educating future leaders through performance and internships with hands-on experience in a real-world setting

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