Category Archives: Mills news

Ethnic American Music Curator Nate Gibson using the Loricraft Professional Record Cleaning Machine
June 23rd, 2018

Loricraft Professional Record Cleaning Machine is now part of Mills Music Library preservation efforts.

Boxes containing Ben Sidran's personal archives
May 30th, 2018

Madison music legend’s materials become part of Wisconsin Music Archives.

Porcelain figures of a Scandinavian fiddler and a piper
March 23rd, 2018

Free and Open to the Public! April 12-14, 2018. Two days of panel presentations, two nights of Scandinavian Folk Music concerts, and a community dance at Folklore Village.

Bass At Your Place exhibit display case containing a Lawrence LaMay bass
March 13th, 2018

Exhibit in Mills Music Library and Memorial Library celebrates 25th anniversary of Richard Davis Foundation for Young Bassists Conference, and 50th anniversary of the International Society of Bassists, which was founded in Madison.

Cover of John W. Barker's 2017 book The Pro Arte Quartet
January 19th, 2018

John W. Barker’s book is an historical overview of the Pro Arte Quartet, which was founded in 1912 and has been in residence at University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1940.

December 22nd, 2017

Filip Šír, National Museum, Czech Republic, writes about his visit to Mills Music Library in ARSC Newsletter article.

December 8th, 2017

Core database is redesigned and relaunched!

November 15th, 2017

Hear Professor Emeritus Jim Leary on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Central Time, speaking about preserving folk culture–including his work on the Local Centers/Global Sounds project Mills Music Library and The Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures are undertaking thanks to an NEH grant.

Stack of 45s with a box of more 45s on top
October 20th, 2017

Nathan Gibson, Ethnic American Music Curator, Mills Music Library, leads Traditions in Dialogue workshop, Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:30-6:30pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

Label of Asch 11 H-6006 B (Yi)
September 26th, 2017

Jeanette Casey, Head of Mills Music Library, gives Traditions in Dialogue lecture, Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 5:30-6:30pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.