Shannon Iler, Concertmaster

What is your role with the MFSO? How long have you been with the MFSO and in what capacity?  I’ve been the concertmaster since 2016. I joined the MFSO first violin section in 2004 after moving to Menomonee Falls and became principal 2nd a few years later. After a...

Nancy Wiecki

MFSO Principal Flute My name is Nancy Wiecki (vee-ET-skee), and currently I am the principal flute player with the MFSO. Since 2002 I have served secretary on the MFSO Board of Directors. I have been a member of the orchestra since 1995, not long after I moved here to...

Lillian Bautch

Violin I joined the Milwaukee Catholic Symphony Junior Orchestra in 1946. It was under the leadership of Eugene Wilczewski. In High School I transferred to the Senior Group under the leadership of Edward Zielinski. I continued to perform with the group in many...

Chris Hastreiter

My name is Chris Hastreiter. I play Timpani and Percussion with the MFSO.  I joined the orchestra in the Fall of 2013 when I moved to Milwaukee. I have performed in musical ensembles continuously since 8th grade, but the MFSO was my first orchestra since college....

Lisa Weiss-Cornelius

Principle Bassoon Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra My family moved to Wisconsin about 6 years ago because of my husband’s job. This was very exciting because Wisconsin was the place we always went to for family vacations. I tell people that I am now living in...

Ed Beale

Ed was a trombone player in the MFSO and was President of the Board for over a decade. He died recently on November 15th. His obituary can be found at https://www.harderfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Edward–H-Beale?obId=18984665. Ed began his music career at the age...