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CONCERT: Welcome to Minneapolis

Mar 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Advance ticket reservations for this event are now closed. Tickets are still available; on-site ticketing at the Convention Center will open at 6:30 PM.

Welcome to the North Star state where the singers are bountiful, the conductors are inspiring, and the composers are above average. As part of the National American Choral Directors Conference, sample our unique sound with performances by top artists, and hear new and classic works by famed composers including Minnesota’s only winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Music, Dominick Argento. Round out your evening with a sing-along led by Minnesota hometown star Garrison Keillor.

The Singers – Minnesota Choral Artists
VocalEssence Chorus & Ensemble Singers
Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Garrison Keillor
Philip Brunelle, conductor
Matthew Culloton, conductor
G. Phillip Shoultz, III, conductor


Always allow plenty of time for parking, especially during adverse weather or in the case of significant downtown events. Plan to arrive at the ramp or lot at least 30 minutes before performance time to avoid delay.

Below is a list of nearby parking ramps. Please note, parking fees vary by ramp. Click to view a Minneapolis Convention Center parking map.

Convention Center Ramp (above ground parking) – 3rd Avenue South (RECOMMENDED)

This ramp is nearest to the Auditorium performance venue; however, the ramp is not skyway accessible and there is no drop-off available at the East entrance to the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC). To get to the Auditorium, walk across 3rd Avenue South and use the outside entrance to the MCC.

Plaza Municipal Ramp (underground parking) – 2nd Avenue & 12th Street

This ramp is nearest to the main entrance and drop-off area of the MCC. Exit the ramp and cross Grant Street directly to the MCC main entrance. The Auditorium performance venue is just a short walk from the entrance proceed straight ahead as you enter the building. The ramp is skyway accessible; however, please note the skyway route does require additional walk time.


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Mar 7, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium
1301 Second Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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