A peek at the program for our next concert

Posted on Sep 30, 2013 by

We hope you join us for our upcoming concert, Sing for Life! We are dedicating this concert to breast cancer survivors and their families because this disease has touched so many of our singers. Music and singing have been extremely important for physical and emotional healing for patients, family members and friends. In selecting the music for this concert, our Artistic Director Phillip Swan tried to touch on the range of emotions breast cancer patients […]

Meet our Singers: Sarah Phelps

Posted on Sep 21, 2013 by

My name is Sarah Phelps and I have my mom and dad to thank for the privilege of growing up in a musical family. I was originally inspired to be a music therapist in 8th grade when my choir teacher and I started a program pairing regular education students with special education students in a hands-on music class. That music teacher was the first person to ever believe I had singing ability and she continues to be […]

Meet our Singers: Paris Brown

Posted on Sep 18, 2013 by

My name is Paris Brown, and although I call Chicago home, Appleton is becoming my new home. I graduated from Lawrence University with a double major in music (voice) and French and today I serve as the Director of Conservatory Admissions at Lawrence. In my new career, I’m currently pursing my master’s in professional counseling at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. My two best friends also sing in newVoices and it is the one place where we […]

Meet our Singers: Abby Schmidt

Posted on Sep 16, 2013 by

(l-r: Mary Schmidt, Karrie Been, Monica Coenen, Abby Schmidt perform “Pick-a-Little” from the 2013 Cabaret fundraiser for newVoices. Abby’s husband Andy is photo-bombing in the background) My name is Abby Schmidt and I’m a music teacher in the Hortonville Area School District.  I teach 6th-8th grade chorus, high school show choir and women’s vocal jazz, band lessons, steel drum ensemble, and am Assistant Director for the high school musical. In my “spare time,” my husband […]

Meet our singers: Jeanne Lietzan

Posted on Sep 5, 2013 by

(Editor’s update: We just wanted to share this with you that Jeanne not only sings, but she completed the half marathon at the recent Fox Cities Marathon. WAY TO GO!) I’m Jeanne Lietzan and have been singing in the alto section of the chorus for thirty years. In my real life, I’m President and owner of Lietzan Associates, Inc., a financial services firm specializing in investing and insurance for individuals and small businesses. I graduated […]

Meet our singers: Dave Frederick

Posted on Sep 5, 2013 by

I’m Dave Frederick and I’m the tall, bearded person in upper far right of the photo.  I joined the White Heron Chorale bass section in the spring of 2009 to perform Carmen with the Fox Valley Symphony at the PAC. What a start for my tenure with this amazing ensemble! Originally from Madison, I have never strayed far from the Badger state, growing up in Madison, Eau Claire, Cedarburg and South Milwaukee. After graduating from […]