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COVID-19 Update – April 2, 2020

We hope you are safe and find ways to make the best of this pause that we are experiencing. Below is a status update of our upcoming events. Sing with Us Virtually While VocalEssence is physically distancing, we continue to look for ways to use the healing power of music to socially connect and keep…  Read More

How Can We Help You? Online Gala FAQ

How do I watch? Go to and click “sign up” to register. Enter your personal information and click “I am not a robot.” Then click the green “sign up” button again. This is where you can watch, bid, and give. To start watching the video, click the red and white play button. To chat, click…  Read More

INTERVIEW: Soprano Liv Redpath On Singing In The Best Of All Possible Worlds

by Basil Considine | Twin Cities Arts Reader March 18, 2019: Opera is seemingly everywhere in the Twin Cities in March, with productions and concerts by the University of Minnesota, Minnesota Opera, Skylark Opera Theatre, and more. Into this tangled period leaps the choral music ensemble VocalEssence, which has chosen “The Best of All Possible…  Read More

2019 Contest Guidelines

Click Here to Download the 2019 Welcome Christmas Guidelines and Application 2019 Contest Guidelines World premiere: No prior performance of submitted work. Original carol: No arrangements or new settings of existing tunes. Eligibility: Composers of all ages whose permanent residence is North America. Form: Carol (defined as a strophic song, which may or may not…  Read More

VocalEssence on tour in Mexico; Peter Lorre series at the Trylon

By Pamela Espeland | 10:05 am August 31, 2018 The news about U.S.-Mexico relations continues to seesaw. After threats, tariffs and retaliatory tariffs, there’s a new free-trade deal in the works. There’s endless talk about a border wall and who will or won’t pay for it. ICE raids keep netting Mexican nationals. But this…  Read More

Adult Choir Auditions

About Our Audition Process Virtual auditions for our adult ensembles have now closed. Our artistic staff will begin reviewing the submitted auditions and consider those who have auditioned. Following that review, we will be in touch with all who auditioned to let you know the status of your admission to one of the ensembles and…  Read More


From ushering at our concerts to assisting with special projects throughout the year in our office, VocalEssence is grateful for the talents and support of our many volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out our general interest form. To see current volunteer opportunities and sign up, view our volunteer job calendar.  …  Read More