Arts at the Waelderhaus Expands in 2016

Posted on 02/01/2016

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 February 1, 2016

For additional information, contact:
Carolynn Lee, Program Director
(920) 458-1972

KOHLER, WI – January 28, 2016 – Kohler Foundation offers an expanded slate of cultural events at the Waelderhaus this year. Five unique events, all free and open to the public, will bring chamber music, Shakespearean drama, and beautiful performances to the unique, historic “house in the woods”, which overlooks the Sheboygan River in Kohler.

 Each event is at 2:00PM on a Sunday afternoon. 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 Additional information is available on Kohler Foundation’s website:

 Sunday, February 28: Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Quartet

A small ensemble of Madison’s acclaimed Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra will perform for the first time in Kohler.

 Sunday, April 24: Kathryn Henry, soprano, with David Sytkowski

Henry is a 2011 Recipient of the Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship for Artistic Excellence, and a graduate  of Sheboygan South High and UW-Milwaukee. She recently advanced to the final round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions in New York.

 Sunday, June 16: Michael Winkler, trumpet, with Wayne Wildman

The 2015 recipient of a Kohler Foundation Merit in the Arts Scholarship, Winkler attends Luther College, and performs with the College’s Symphony and Jazz Orchestras.

 Sunday, September 18: Riso Quartet

Featuring Megan Buschkopf on violin, Rachael Charles on viola, Alicia Storin on cello, and Sheboygan’s own Johanna Schilling on piano. All four are graduates of the Leonard Sorkin International Institute of Chamber Music at The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts.

 Sunday, October 26: David Daniel of American Players Theatre

Part engaging lecture, part entertaining performance with David Daniel- long-time actor and Director of Education at American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin.

 The Waelderhaus is managed by Kohler Foundation, Inc. It is located at 1100 Riverside Dr., Kohler, and is open daily (except holidays) to the public for guided tours, 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, or Kohler Foundation’s office at (920) 458-1972. For the latest news and Waelderhaus events, “Like” the Kohler Foundation on Facebook.

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