University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Real Men Sing | Friday, Sept. 25th

Real Men Sing

Choral directors are invited to bring the men of their choir to UWM REAL MEN SING!

Summary of Events

UWM REAL MEN SING! will be on Friday, September 25th from 8:15-11:45 a.m. at the Zelazo Performing Arts Center, UW-Milwaukee with special guests UWM Men’s Chorus and Midnight Croon (2015 LOL District Barbershop Quartet Champions and International Barbershop Quartet Semifinalists).

Open to all REAL MEN in grades 7-12! No advance preparation necessary. The men will break into a grade 7-8 and a grade 9-12 ensemble, and the morning will conclude with performances by these two groups and the UWM men:

7th-8th grade men
Directed by Brandon Rockstroh, Choral Director, Green Bay Southwest High School

9th-12th grade men
Directed by Dr. Zachary Durlam, UWM Director of Choral Activities


Registration Form
Cost is $50 per school. Space is limited so send registration or e-mail us soon if you plan to attend. Contact Dr. Zack Durlam at for questions and additional information!


7:45-8:15 am
Check-in & seating: Students should dress professionally and according to their school dress code. No uniform performance attire is required.

8:15-11:15 am
Warm-ups, rehearsal, and guest performance by Midnight Croon

11:15-11:45 pm
Performances by 7th-8th Men, 9th-12th Men, and UWM Men

Ordering Music

Schools must provide music for each participating singer. Music can be purchased from Musical Resources (, 800-377-0234, Musical Resources has music in stock and is offering a 10% discount on orders of 15 or more of a single title.

Music selections are:

7th-8th Men
Lil' Liza Jane, arr. Gordon Krunnfusz, TTB, Alliance Publications AP-1158
Al Shlosha D'Varim, Allan Naplan, SA (TB), Boosey & Hawkes 48004534
Under the Boardwalk, arr. Audrey Snyder, TB, Hal Leonard 08552309

9th-12th Men
Tshotsholoza, arr. Jeffery L. Ames, TTBB, Walton Music WLG 114
Down in the Valley, arr. George Mead, TTBB, Galaxy Music 1.1716
I Love That Old Barbershop Style, arr. Val Hicks, TTBB, Hal Leonard 08750113