Meet our Directors


Kristin Aasen, Musical Director

Angie Dougherty, Choreographer

Heidi Spellman, Assistant Director

Christie Ubl, Assistant Director

About Milwaukee Croatian Tamburitzans

Directors Emeritus:

Patsy Lucas

Nancy Hall

Kenn Werner

Annual Concert, Performances, & Dances

Each Spring we host an annual concert at Greendale High School. In addition to the annual concert, we host events

  • Sarma Dinner(Fall)

  • Casino Night (late winter)

  • Sporting Clays (new in 2019- May)

  • Golf outing (summer)

  • CFU sponsored Croatian Tour Concert (Late Summer)

  • Membership Christmas Party in December.

  • Mukwonago Croatian Day Picnic

  • St Augustine's Picnic

  • Croatianfest

  • Holiday Folk Fair

  • Guest Performances


Interested in learning more about joining the Milwaukee Croatian Tamburitzans?

Email the MCT board at


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Annual CFU Junior Festival

3-day National Junior Festival with 22 other groups from the U.S., Croatia, and Canada. It rotates to a different location each July. In the past, the Festival has been held in:

Cleveland (2020)

Indianapolis (2019)

Croatia (2018)

Cleveland (2017)

Chicago (2016)St Louis (2015)

Baltimore (2014) Croatia (2013) 

Detroit (2012)  MCT went to Croatia (2011)

Toronto (2010) Chicago (2009)
Philadelphia (2008) Montreal (2007)
Los Angeles (2006) Milwaukee (2005)​

Croatia (2004) 


Throughout the year MCT hosts multiple fundraising events. This is also largely helped by Booster Members who help support our efforts to preserve Croatian culture, for which we are always accepting!

  • Hunters Wild Game Dinner (February)

  • Cevapcici Sale (May)

  • Casino Night (March)

  • Sarma Sale & Lunch (October)

  • Christmas Cookie Sale (December)