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December 2020

TV: Welcome Christmas on TPT Life Channel

Dec 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TPT Life
Free

This year, the Welcome Christmas concert will available on demand on our website AND will be televised across Minnesota on Twin Cities PBS (TPT) three times during the peak of the holiday season, and making it available to stream on their family of platforms. Relevant dates include:  December 19th: Welcome Christmas becomes available to stream on Tpt.org, PBS.org, and the PBS video app.  December 19th: Welcome Christmas broadcast at 7 PM on TPT Life  December 20th: Welcome Christmas broadcast at 8 PM on TPT MN  December 24th: Welcome…

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TV: Welcome Christmas on TPT MN Channel

Dec 20, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TPT MN
Free

This year, the Welcome Christmas concert will available on demand on our website AND will be televised across Minnesota on Twin Cities PBS (TPT) three times during the peak of the holiday season, and making it available to stream on their family of platforms. Relevant dates include:  December 19th: Welcome Christmas becomes available to stream on Tpt.org, PBS.org, and the PBS video app.  December 19th: Welcome Christmas broadcast at 7 PM on TPT Life  December 20th: Welcome Christmas broadcast at 8 PM on TPT MN  December 24th: Welcome…

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Christmas Eve Sing-Along with GPS

Dec 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
YouTube
Free
Candle

Gather the family (in person and virtually) and join Associate Conductor G. Phillip Shoultz, III for a LIVE special Christmas Eve edition of Take 5 with GPS. Usher in the magic by singing "Silent Night" and "O Holy Night," and listen to the classic Christmas story The Night Before Christmas illustrated by Rachel Isadora. Join us via YouTube or Facebook Live, or click the link above to join as the event gets closer.

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TV: Welcome Christmas on TPT 2 Channel

Dec 24, 2020 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
TPT 2
Free

This year, the Welcome Christmas concert will available on demand on our website AND will be televised across Minnesota on Twin Cities PBS (TPT) three times during the peak of the holiday season, and making it available to stream on their family of platforms. Relevant dates include:  December 19th: Welcome Christmas becomes available to stream on Tpt.org, PBS.org, and the PBS video app.  December 19th: Welcome Christmas broadcast at 7 PM on TPT Life  December 20th: Welcome Christmas broadcast at 8 PM on TPT MN  December 24th: Welcome…

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January 2021

FAMILY: Believe

Jan 17 - Jun 30
VocalEssence On Demand
African American youth looking up

Be·lieve  /bəˈlēv/  verb To accept (something) as true; feel sure of the truth of.  “If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it – then I can achieve it.”   —Rev. Jesse Jackson, American Civil Rights Activist  Let freedom ring as members of VocalEssence Singers Of This Age dare you to believe in a world where people are “not judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Through solo and group performances, these young musicians will use the words of…

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March 2021

CONCERT: Call of the North

Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
VocalEssence On Demand
$15

Uniquely Minnesotan Music and Poetry In every heart lies a song bursting to be heard. Listen deeply as VocalEssence raises up uniquely Minnesotan voices from notable composers like Stephen Paulus and Libby Larsen to new voices like Shruthi Rajasekar. Soak in the “poignantly lovely” world premiere of Carol Barnett’s “When All Falls Silent,” written for The King’s Singers 2020 New Music Prize. Be inspired to hear your own song through Minnesota poetry read by the poets themselves. Tickets Tickets are…

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April 2021

FAMILY: Create

Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
VocalEssence On Demand
African American young woman singing

Cre·ate  /krēˈāt/  verb To bring (something) into existence.  “The future belongs to young people with an education and the imagination to create.”  —President Barack Obama  Will you be a witness? Join the VocalEssence Singers Of This Age as they journey through American history to trace the power of creative expression to heal, connect people, and make change. Through solo and group performances, be inspired to find your voice and create your own art to shape a world where all dreams can become realities.   Tickets Tickets are currently available as a single stream or as part…

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May 2021

CONCERT: WITNESS 2021

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
VocalEssence On Demand
Painting of colorful faces

Power of art to change the world  Music harnesses the power to move mountains and change the world. Singing has been an integral component of the fight for civil rights and social justice—from abolitionism to Black Lives Matter—mobilizing people, healing hearts, and changing minds. Join the VocalEssence Chorus, Ensemble Singers, & Singers Of This Age as they explore songs rooted in activism and resistance that challenge the United States to become an equitable nation for all. Tickets Tickets are currently…

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TV: VocalEssence WITNESS on TPT Life Channel

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TPT Life

This year our the 31st annual VocalEssence WITNESS concert is available on VocalEssence On Demand AND will be televised across Minnesota on Twin Cities PBS (TPT). Here are the air dates and times on stations TPT 2 and TPT Life: Saturday, May 29: WITNESS broadcast at 7 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 1 AM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 12 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 2 PM on TPT 2 Sunday, May…

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TV: VocalEssence WITNESS on TPT Life Channel

May 30 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 am
TPT Life

This year our the 31st annual VocalEssence WITNESS concert is available on VocalEssence On Demand AND will be televised across Minnesota on Twin Cities PBS (TPT). Here are the air dates and times on stations TPT 2 and TPT Life: Saturday, May 29: WITNESS broadcast at 7 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 1 AM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 12 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 2 PM on TPT 2 Sunday, May…

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TV: VocalEssence WITNESS on TPT Life Channel

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
TPT Life

This year our the 31st annual VocalEssence WITNESS concert is available on VocalEssence On Demand AND will be televised across Minnesota on Twin Cities PBS (TPT). Here are the air dates and times on stations TPT 2 and TPT Life: Saturday, May 29: WITNESS broadcast at 7 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 1 AM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 12 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 2 PM on TPT 2 Sunday, May…

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TV: VocalEssence WITNESS on TPT 2 Channel

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
TPT 2

This year our the 31st annual VocalEssence WITNESS concert is available on VocalEssence On Demand AND will be televised across Minnesota on Twin Cities PBS (TPT). Here are the air dates and times on stations TPT 2 and TPT Life: Saturday, May 29: WITNESS broadcast at 7 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 1 AM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 12 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 2 PM on TPT 2 Sunday, May…

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TV: VocalEssence WITNESS on TPT 2 Channel

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
TPT 2

This year our the 31st annual VocalEssence WITNESS concert is available on VocalEssence On Demand AND will be televised across Minnesota on Twin Cities PBS (TPT). Here are the air dates and times on stations TPT 2 and TPT Life: Saturday, May 29: WITNESS broadcast at 7 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 1 AM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 12 PM on TPT LIFE Sunday, May 30: WITNESS broadcast at 2 PM on TPT 2 Sunday, May…

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June 2021

CONCERT: The Sabathani Vintage Voices

Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sabathani Community Center Auditorium, 310 East 38th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55409 United States
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Image of Sabathani Vintage Voices Singers, photo credit: Kyndell Harkness

THE Sabathani vintage voices in concert! The singing seniors of the Sabathani Vintage Voices are back in action and are thrilled to present a Spring concert full of song, spoken word, and fellowship as they return to singing together after a long and difficult year apart. The program will feature a wide variety of songs that share inspiring messages of hope that draw us together in community with one another. free and open to the public Mask wearing will be…

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July 2021

FAMILY: Celebrate

Jul 1 - Aug 15
VocalEssence On Demand
Singing girl wearing Mexican dress

Cel·e·brate  /ˈseləˌbrāt/  verb To acknowledge (a significant or happy day or event) with a social gathering or enjoyable activity.  Move your body and raise your voice to celebrate the possibilities of a world where justice reigns supreme and people can live out the fullest expression of their life. Join VocalEssence Singers Of This Age (VESOTA) led by Associate Conductor G. Phillip Shoultz, III, as well as guest singers, as they perform two world premieres written by Mexican composer Julio Morales, shine a spotlight on the…

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