05/19/2011 VocalEssence artistic director Philip Brunelle will get more than the usual applause at the vocal group’s concert on Tuesday. During the concert, Brunelle will receive the Ohti Recognition Award from the government of Mexico. The award goes annually to… Read more »
A musical visionary and tireless self-promoter, VocalEssence founder Philip Brunelle is a world-renowned force.
For Artistic Director Philip Brunelle, January began with meetings in Washington DC with Senator Tina Smith and Congressman Dean Phillips—both of them very supportive of VocalEssence! He also met with the Norwegian Cultural Consul, with Alberto Fierro (Executive Director of the… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer Weismann 612-716-0556 Jennifer@owl-marketing.com LYRIC AND WIT! VOCALESSENCE AND THEATER LATTÉ DA! CUNEGONDE AND….CANDIDE! Local arts powerhouses combine forces to bring Leonard Bernstein’s famed operetta to life in a theatrical concert performance—March 21-24 at the Cowles Center… Read more »
DEAR SANTA, HAVE YOU HAD THE MEASLES? Frank Kells, Al Arland, & Al Vann For a number of years the Ensemble Singers appeared with Philip Brunelle on Minnesota Public Radio each December with a program of humorous Christmas music that… Read more »
Christmas is an amazing season—filled with music that is fantastically gorgeous…or truly tawdry! I have always been drawn to music of this season ever since (as a boy soprano at age 4) I sang “The Birthday of a King” and… Read more »