Posted on 03/23/2017


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 KOHLER, WI – March 23, 2017 – The Wingra Woodwind Quintet from the UW-Madison School of Music will perform at the Waelderhaus, the historic “house in the woods,” which overlooks the Sheboygan River in Kohler.  The event is at 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 2.  Reservations are encouraged, due to limited capacity, but no tickets are necessary.  Call Kohler Foundation at 920-458-1972 to reserve your seat, or email 

Since its formation in 1965, the Wingra Wind Quintet at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Mead Witter School of Music has established a tradition of artistic and teaching excellence.  The ensemble has been featured in performance at national conferences such as MENC(Miami), MTNA (Kansas City), and the International Double Reed Society (Minneapolis).  The quintet also presented an invitational concert on the prestigious Dame Myra Hess series at the Chicago Public Library, broadcast live on WFMT.  In addition to its extensive home state touring, the quintet has been invited to perform at numerous college campuses, including the universities of Alaska-Fairbanks, Northwestern, Chicago, Nebraska, Western Michigan, Florida State, Cornell, the Interlochen Arts Academy, and the Paris Conservatoire, where quintet members offered master classes. 

 The Waelderhaus is managed by Kohler Foundation, Inc., and offers an array of unique cultural events throughout the year.  It is located at 1100 Riverside Dr., Kohler, and is open daily (except holidays) to the public for guided tours at 2: 00PM, 3:00PM and 4:00PM, free of charge.

For information or to arrange a group tour of the facility during the week, please contact The Waelderhaus Manager at (920)453-2851.  For the latest news and Waelderhaus events, “Like” Kohler Foundation on Facebook.

Kohler Foundation is a non-profit, private foundation that supports arts, education, and art preservation initiatives.

For additional information contact:  Debbie Weber, Waelderhaus Manager, (920)458-1972,