| Bach to the Future!
Sunday, October 20, 3 pm
Roseville Lutheran Church
1215 Roselawn Ave. W., Roseville, MN 55113
Don't miss our first independent concert of the 2013-2014 season. Experience our entire family of choirs--Minnesota Chorale, Minneapolis Youth Chorus, and Voices of Experience--with the Minnesota Bach Ensemble in a joyous concert of celebration and reflection. It’s a program for audience members young and old, connecting the mastery of Bach with the music of our time. Family-friendly, free and open to the public; free will offering accepted.
| Raise Your Voice: Mahler Fantasy Camp
We’re saving a spot for you to sing the concluding choral movement of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in performance with the Minnesota Chorale and the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra! Our Mahler Fantasy Camp will give community singers the chance to participate in all rehearsals, with enriching presentations about the history and context of the work. All participants’ names will appear in the concert program as Fantasy Camp Singers. Scores will be provided, along with a memento for you to keep. Enrollment limited to 20. Tuition is $150 per participant. Click here to enroll, or call 612.455.2100 for more information.
Monday evening rehearsals beginning October 14
Rehearsals with orchestra on November 19 & 21
Performance Sunday, November 24, 4 pm
| News from our family of choirs
Voices of Experience
If you're over 55 and looking for a great opportunity to sing in a choir, why not try out Voices of Experience? A joint venture of the Chorale and MacPhail Center for Music, VoX is led by acclaimed conductor, pianist and arranger Jerry Rubino. VoX performs on its own and with the Chorale. To register, click here.
Minneapolis Youth Chorus
MYC is back rehearsing again with founding conductor Patrice Arasim and associate conductor Walter Tambor. Founded in 2007, the Minneapolis Youth Chorus is an auditioned ensemble open to Minneapolis Public School students in grades 4 through 9. And just starting its second season, the Prelude choir for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders new to the MYC program is providing an engaging introductory choral experience for younger singers, under the direction of conductor Elizabeth Egger. MYC and Prelude are offered at no charge to participants: all costs are borne by the Minnesota Chorale.
Exciting news: MYC has begun fundraising for a June 2014 trip to Washington DC! You can help MYC singers make this dream come true by attending a gala dinner and concert that will raise money to cover travel costs:
Friday evening, October 11
Jefferson Community School Auditorium, Minneapolis
with The Fairlanes & Men in Black
More details coming soon...