About Us

Artistic Director: Patrick Dill

Patrick Dill also holds the position of Director of Choral Activities at Carroll University and serves as director of music at First Congregational Church in Wauwatosa.  Dr. Dill earned his D.M.A. in Choral Conducting at the University of North Texas and his M.M. in Choral Conducting at Westminster Choir College.  In addition to his teaching and directing, Dr. Dill has experience as a clinician, conference presentations and convention performances.

Accompanist: Joshua Parman
 

Originally from Nashville, Josh now lives in Milwaukee where he works as Classical Music Editor at Hal Leonard Corporation. He is active as an accompanist in the area with Waukesha Civic Theatre, Theatre Unchained, In Tandem Theatre, Theatre on Main, Lake Country Players, Opera on Tap, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and also serves as music director for Calvary Memorial United Church of Christ. Josh holds two degrees in music composition from Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. 

 

 

Accompanist in Memoriam:  Mary Schuett

Click here to learn more about Mary and her legacy

Founding Artistic Director Emeritus

 

Ken Forney was with CoFMC since our inception.  In addition, he is also Director of Music Ministry at Bristol Lutheran Church. Ken often works with local musicians and choral groups as a clinician. He actively worked as one of our main points of contact as we build community through song. His proudest achievements include the many partnerships CoFMC has successfully undertaken through our first 4 seasons including the It Gets Better Tour, One Voice Mixed Chorus of Minneapolis, and locally Women’s Voices Milwaukee, SAGE, the Milwaukee LGBT Center and many more. Ken is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater with emphasis in Piano Performance and Choral Music.

City of Festivals Men's Chorus
 

CoFMC is organized and promoted by the singing and non-singing members who devote their time, talents, and financial support to do everything it takes on stage and behind the scenes to make the music happen. We are truly a community chorus, committed to spreading harmony and goodwill throughout Milwaukee and beyond.

 

Read the COFMC Values Statement.

Milwaukee's chorus for Gay men and allies.  Offering HARMONY in music to help inspire HARMONY in community. City of Festivals Men's Chorus exists to provide a visible presence and a positive voice in and for the Wisconsin LGBT communities.
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