• Melanie DeMore, holding a pounding stick, stands in front of VocalEssence singers also holding pounding sticks. Photo Credit: Kyndell Harkness

    WITNESS: Leading with Love

    Beloved vocal activist, soulful singer, and composer Melanie DeMore returns to Minnesota using her music as what she calls “a weapon of mass connection” and challenging us all to “put one foot in front of the other and lead with love.”

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  • Yellow and purple crocuses blooming in the grass. Photo Credit: Adobe Stock Image

    Hope renewed

    Renew your spirit through music that explores our relationships with one another and with creation, making space for all to grow and thrive.

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  • VocalEssence Gala 2024 logo with the words "Celebration of Song" and the event date and location in gold in front of a geometric colorful background. Design credit: Lora Joshi

    Tickets Available Now

    Join us for an enchanting evening dedicated to celebrating the power of singing together.

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  • VocalEssence singers performing. Photo credit: Kyndell Harkness

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    Help us fulfill our mission to draw upon the power of singing together to nurture community, inspire creativity, affirm the value of all persons, and expand the influence of choral music.