“How a Milwaukee ensemble is healing trauma through the power of music”

Photo Credit: Black String Triage Ensemble

The Black String Triage Ensemble is a ministry partnered with the Greater Milwaukee Synod of the ELCA. The Ensemble is committed to using music as the healing force for the soul in the immediate aftermath of community violence. The Black String Triage Ensemble plays concerts for the community at the scene of the incident. In August of 2021, NBC News featured this ministry, and the video is a good summary of the purpose, mission, and role of the group:

Are you interested in being a chaplain on call with the Ensemble? Reach out to Rev. Matthew Short at matt@milwaukeesynod.org and he will connect you with the Lead Chaplain.