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Sigmund Snopek

Sigmund Snopek

Performances

July 1 - 1:45 PM @ Klement's Sausage & Beer Garden Stage
July 1 - 3:30 PM @ Klement's Sausage & Beer Garden Stage

Sigmund Snopek

Sigmund Snopek has been a dominant figure on the international musical scene since the late 1960s. Whether exercising his prodigious skills as composer, solo performer, bandleader, multi-instrument sideman or orchestrator, Snopek continues to share his creative spark with audiences across the country.Snopek music is rich and lyrical, drawing from four decades of professional expertise in most major American musical styles. His catalog boasts over 300 original songs, ranging from top 40 through progressive rock to jazz.As a classical composer, he has written symphonies, operas, ensemble compositions and song cycles. Many of his major works have been showcased by the major cultural organizations in Milwaukee, including the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Theatre X, Summerfest, Irish Fest and Present Music.Through the years, Snopek has led diverse rock bands, including the Bloomsbury People and the popular band "Snopek." He has successfully balanced a demanding performance schedule with his career as composer.

Playing for live audiences has been a major factor in his ability to continue write and adapt music that is as appealing in the year 2000 as it was in 1970. A typical performance features Snopek playing flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, and various horns in addition to his signature vocal and keyboard solos. His instrumental versatility has put him in high demand as a sideman for other performers.

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