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VocalEssence takes the music of Bob Dylan on a Minnesota Tour

Grand Rapids Herald Review | March 18, 2022 From Jimi Hendrix to the Kronos Quartet, Bob Dylan’s music has been covered by just about everyone. Members of the VocalEssence Chorus and Ensemble Singers will present their own take on Minnesota’s native son.  “The Times They Are A-Changin’: The Words and Music of Bob Dylan,”…  Read More

Christmas concerts coming up; Louise Erdrich at One Book, One Minnesota

By Pamela Espeland | MINNPOST PUBLISHED: December 4, 2020 Christmas concerts coming up; Louise Erdrich at One Book, One Minnesota Dr. Anton Armstrong conducting the Massed Choirs and St. Olaf Orchestra during the 2019 Christmas Festival. Courtesy of St. Olaf College And suddenly it’s December. Hard to believe almost nine months have passed since the first…  Read More

VocalEssence Announcements Concert & Family Programs for Historic 50th Season

CONTACT: Jennifer Weismann 612-716-0556 VOCALESSENCE ANNOUNCES CONCERT & FAMILY PROGRAMS FOR HISTORIC 50th SEASON Celebrating 50 years of honoring music’s greatest artists, introducing their work to new audiences, and nurturing the diverse voices that will shape its next half-century. Download season photos here. MINNEAPOLIS — May 15, 2018—Marking a milestone for the nationally renowned…  Read More

Mortals & Angels

It’s time for another mashup of Minnesota musical genres, as Minnesotan choral legends VocalEssence and bluegrass quintet Monroe Crossing team up for a new recording, Mortals & Angels: A Bluegrass Te Deum. Mortals & Angels: A Bluegrass Te Deum is an original work by Minnesota composer Carol Barnett and librettist Marisha Chamberlain, and is an…  Read More

VocalEssence Connects Vibrant Music of Mexico to Area Schools

VOCALESSENCE CONNECTS VIBRANT MUSIC OF MEXICO TO AREA SCHOOLS ¡Cantaré! delivers original works by Twin Cities students, Mexican composers with lively Ordway community concert on May 20 MINNEAPOLIS— March 5, 2014—The musical spirit of Mexico will be celebrated by VocalEssence and area school children on Tuesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. in a family-friendly, bilingual performance at the…  Read More

¡Cantaré! – A VocalEssence Ode To Mexico’s Musical Heritage

¡Cantaré! pairs composers, local students for community concert and education FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: Jennifer Weismann, Download high resolution photographs for press use MINNEAPOLIS — April 29, 2013 — Internationally renowned choral organization VocalEssence celebrates the vibrant culture and music of Mexico with two special performances on May 21 — ¡Cantaré! (I Will Sing!). The…  Read More