*CANCELED* Real Men Sing

Real Men Sing

Friday, September 18, 2020 | 8 a.m. to noon

Due to Covid-19, the 2020 Real Men Sing! Festival has been cancelled.  We look forward to seeing you again in September 2021!

Location: Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts
Questions: Dr. Zack Durlam, durlam@uwm.edu

Summary of Events

Open to all students in grades seven through 12 who identify as male. No advance preparation necessary. Students will be organized into a middle school or high school choir, and Real Men Sing will conclude with performances from both ensembles.


Who: Choral directors

Enrollment: Limited to the first 800 ninth through twelfth graders and first 350 seventh through eighth graders registered.

Cost: $60 per school. Schools wishing to bring more than 50 students should contact durlam@uwm.edu as additional costs will apply.


Registration is not complete until payment is made. All payments must be received by Sept. 12, 2020.

Schools that have successfully registered can make payments by check, by phone, or in-person at the Box Office. We apologize for the inconvenience, but online payment is currently unavailable.


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

8–11:30 a.m.
Warm-ups, rehearsal, director workshops and reading sessions, and performance by the UWM Men’s Choir.

Performances by seventh/eighth-grade students, ninth- through twelfth-grade students and combined choirs.


Schools must provide music for each participating singer. Music can be ordered from Brass Bell Music Store in Glendale, which has the music in stock, and available at a discount.

Seventh and eighth grade repertoire


Ninth through twelfth grade repertoire