From the full houses for six performances June 23-28, 2015, to relaxation on the water and community engagement, the River Songs and Tales with Mark Twain: Alexandria Tour offered the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers a wonderful time in residence at Theatre… Read more »
By Graydon Royce Star Tribune July 2, 2015 — 3:00 pm Video (03:27): It takes Don Shelby two hours to transform into Mark Twain for the L’Homme Dieu Theatre production of River Songs with Mark Twain in Alexandria, Minn. Alexandria,… Read more »
On Arts Advocacy Day, February 19, VocalEssence staff members gathered with like-minded art lovers and shared with legislators the importance of the arts to our lives, communities and economy. Senator Bill Weber from southwestern Minnesota was one of many legislators… Read more »
If you are wondering what you missed during the first weekend of Welcome Christmas concerts, these two reviews will fill you in and inspire you to attend one of this weekend’s performances. “The highlight of this holiday season’s choral concerts… Read more »
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Kerri Miller hosts Philip Brunelle and members of the Ensemble Singers as they sing the praises of Christmas music and share some of the sillier songs we hear at this time of year. Christmas songs, old and new, live from… Read more »
Survivors By WILLIAM RANDALL BEARD, Special to the Star Tribune November 17, 2008 The idea of art with a message can frequently be oxymoronic. Too often, the message eclipses the art. That was my fear going into VocalEssence’s world premiere… Read more »
By Rob HubbardSpecial to the Pioneer PressUpdated: 11/06/2011 10:05:41 PM CST When last we heard from VocalEssence, the Minneapolis-based choral organization was pulling out all the stops for a program of almost overwhelming heft, one on which several choirs and… Read more »