CHORAL & FOLK
Presented by The St. John's Boys' Choir
February 18, 2017
SJBC welcomes the renowned National Lutheran Choir (Dr. David Cherwien, director) to present a hymn festival in the Abbey Church for the first time in 6 years. In addition to several choral selections of sacred music, this concert will feature the voices of the audience, joining in the great American tradition of hymn singing. Repertoire will focus on the theme of unity.
Saint John’s Abbey Church, ...More
January 20, 2017
Galway, Ireland is home for this outstanding group of musicians. This young, award-winning group of young men are in the United States for just two weeks in January – and ...More
January 21, 2017
From New Jersey, John Gorka is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who got his start at a neighborhood coffeehouse in eastern Pennsylvania. Soon he found ...More
February 19, 2017
The most famous Boys’ Choir in the world is coming to the Paramount! Boys have been singing at Vienna’s Imperial Chapel since 1296. In 1498, Maximilian I moved his ...More
February 23, 2017
Bill Staines is a folk circuit perennial, with a resume that stretches from the legendary Club 47 hootenannies of the Sixties to Prairie Home Companion and ...More
February 26, 2017
Minnesota Center Chorale, and special guests, Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota, will join together to share songs of peace and unity, and to honor the legacy and work of Dr. ...More
March 15, 2017
One of Ireland’s leading tenors brings you an afternoon of songs, stories, tunes and dance, from the heart of the Emerald Isle. From a tiny spark, Michael Londra’s ...More
March 17, 2017
Ring of Kerry is a bursting-with-energy Irish music group that captures the hearts of listeners. The group takes its name from a beautiful craggy drive in southwestern County Kerry, ...More
|KidSing: Central MN Children's Singing Festival|
KidSing is an annual festival open to ALL CHILDREN in the 3rd, 4th or 5th grades. More than 200 young singers from across the area will gather for a day full of fun music-making and meeting new friends. It is co-hosted by The St. John's Boys' Choir and the SCSU Cantabile Girls' Choir. Students will experience rehearsals with expert clinicians and conductors and will perform a concert for the community in Ritsche Auditorium at SCSU at the end of the day. This is a fabulous opportunity for any...
|The St. John's Boys' Choir||01/21/17||St. Cloud|
|Night of the Stars|
Celebrating its 15th year, the LEAF Night of the Stars Variety Show is a fundraiser for the K-12 activities programs of district 742. An amazing evening showcasing the outstanding talent of the students in District 742!
|Paramount Center for the Arts||02/24/17-|
|The Infamous Stringdusters |
This bluegrass band is just as comfortable at a dirt road pickin’ session as they are on a concert hall stage.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||03/18/17||Saint Joseph|
|Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem: American Spiritual|
Music is powerful alchemy. In one moment — by the kitchen radio, in church, in the car, in a concert hall — music can rewire and heal our spirits.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||03/25/17||Collegeville|
|Requiem for the Living|
Under the baton of Garrett Lathe, over 120 high school singers from 14 high schools – all members of the Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota – will be presenting one of their largest undertakings to date. Along with 21 orchestral musicians, the YCCM will be bring the Central Minnesota premiere of this deeply emotional work to the stage at the Paramount. Published in mid-2013, Requiem for the Living offers an inspiring perspective on life, love, loss and renewal. A Requiem, at its...
|Paramount Center for the Arts||04/21/17-|
|80th Anniversary Mini Sing Concert |
'How Can 'We' Keep From Singing?'
|The Cold Spring Area Maennerchor||04/29/17||Cold Spring|
|A Mosaic of Gifts|
The many gifts offered by Central Minnesota's diverse community create a beautiful mosaic that is celebrated in this uplifting concert of popular music about hope, unity and love. Enjoy songs made popular by James Taylor, Dolly Parton, U2, Lennon and McCartney, among others. Includes the world premiere of a new commissioned piece with a Somali text by Minnesota composer Timothy Takach.
|Great River Chorale||04/30/17||St. Cloud|