About Milwaukee Croatian Tamburitzans


Meet our Directors


Kristin Aasen, Musical Director

Angie Dougherty, Choreographer

Heidi Spellman, Assistant Director

Christie Ubl, Assistant Director

Directors Emeritus:

Patsy Lucas

Nancy Hall

Kenn Werner

Each Spring MCT hosts an annual concert at a local theatre. In addition to the annual concert, MCT hosts events, performances, & dances that include:

  • Casino Night (Late Winter)

  • Annual CFU Youth Cultural Festival

  • MCT Sponsored Croatia Trip Every 5 years 

  • Mukwonago Croatian Day Picnic (July)

  • Croatian Fest at Croatian Park (July)

  • St Augustine's Picnic (Summer)

  • Sacred Heart Parish Picnic (Summer)

  • Sporting Clays (Summer)

  • Golf outing (Summer)

  • CFU sponsored Croatian Tour Concert (Late Summer/Fall)

  • Sarma Lunch (Fall)

  • Holiday Folk Fair (Fall)

  • Membership Christmas Party (December)

Interested in learning more about joining the Milwaukee Croatian Tamburitzans?Email the MCT board at info@milwaukeecroatiantamburitzans.org


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Annual CFU Junior Festival is a 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:

Baltimore (2022)

Cleveland (2020)

Indianapolis (2019)

Croatia (2018)

Cleveland (2017)

Chicago (2016)St Louis (2015)

Baltimore (2014) Croatia (2013) 

Detroit (2012) 

Festival held in Orlando, 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)