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Twin Cities Debut of Metro Bus Honoring Legacy of Rosa Parks

VocalEssence News For Immediate Release Contact: Katryn Conlin, VocalEssence 612-547-1459, (612-229-5659 (cell) kconlin@vocalessence.org Sarah Shamla, Tunheim Partners 952-851-7279, 952-210-7992 (cell) sshamla@tunheim.com 51 Years after Mrs. Parks took a defiant stand against racism, VocalEssence and Metro Transit partner to recognize the continued fight and to honor her legacy. On December 1, 1955, Mrs. Rosa Parks changed…  Read More

Minnesota Student Choirs to Sing Original Music in World Premiere

Updated: 05/17/2014 12:09 PM Created: 05/16/2014 3:40 PM KSTP.com By: Naomi Pescovitz http://kstp.com/article/stories/S3438817.shtml Young singers around the metro are tuning up their voices for a musical world premiere at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. On Tuesday, seven local student choirs will perform pieces written for them by composers from Mexico City. Those composers…  Read More

What sweeter music: A Rutter premiere

VocalEssence uses its connections to get the U.S. premiere of a new John Rutter carol. Philip Brunelle’s connections frequently pay off for Twin Cities audiences. Brunelle’s old buddy John Rutter had written a new Christmas carol for an English audience. In a phone conversation, Brunelle suggested that VocalEssence give the piece its U.S. premiere. “I…  Read More