Meet MCC’s new General Manager Bill Busch!

Bill joins the MCC team after serving 17+ years as Director of Music Ministries for Hales Corners Lutheran Church, a 7500 member congregation in suburban Milwaukee, where he led a vibrant Music Ministry program.  Prior to coming to the greater Milwaukee area, Bill served as Director of Music for several Madison-area churches (Bethany UMC, First Congregational and Midvale Lutheran, and was Print Music Manager for Ward-Brodt Music Co in Madison).   He has spent his entire career making music and serving the needs of the music-making community.

Bill’s undergrad studies were in Music Education at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where he was a member of the UW Marching Band, Chamber Singers, and the Wisconsin Singers.  He later served as Associate Director for the Singers. 

Bill has a real love and passion for Musical Theatre, and has served as Music Director/Conductor for numerous theatres in WI and beyond, including Skylight Music Theater, Sunset Playhouse, First Stage, Children’s Theatre of Madison and The Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire. 

Bill’s wife Rhonda Rae is a professional actress, performing with numerous theatres around the country.  His son Adam is a trombone player residing in Denver, and daughter Emily is a flute player here in Milwaukee.