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Music & Art


A Narrative Concert featuring the words of John Muir and the music of the CHANCE Ensemble

As featured on Public Radio International’s “Living on Earth”
MARCH 19, 7:30 p.m.
General Admission: $20 in advance/$25 at the door
VIP Seats: $35 in advance

March 19 concert


Walk in the woods with the words of John Muir.  In the artful hands of CHANCE, Muir’s words are celebrated, reflected upon, and reinforced by a musical score described as “a place where Celtic, contemporary and classical musical beautifully collide.”

Led by “alternative string Jedi” Ed Willett, the members of the CHANCE ensemble have a history of music making at the highest levels, performing and recording with a staggeringly wide array of musical masters ranging from Herbie Hancock and Rickie Lee Jones to film composer John Williams and conductor Zubin Mehta. Together they’ve shared the bill with some of America’s most revered artists including Willie Nelson, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Leo Kottke, Little Feat, and Glen Campbell. They are one of the few ensembles in music today who devote much of their concertizing to the celebration of the life of John Muir.


The Chance Ensemble is: cellist Ed Willett, vocalist Cheryl Leah, violinist Liesel Wilson, and actor/percussionist Thomas Clyde Mitchell
Join us for an evening to Nurture the Spirit, Engage the Mind, and Inspire Action!

For tickets and more info about the artists, go to: or call 1-800-838-3006.



First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee  is a home for spiritual community, social justice, and intellectual freedom, active in Milwaukee since 1842. Unitarian Universalism is an inclusive denomination; core principles include recognition of the worth and dignity of every person; respect for the interdependent web of existence; and the goal of world peace, liberty and justice.

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