• VocalEssence logo, Singing the World Awake, and 2022-2023 Season on an orange background

Welcome Friends!

Lucky you! You must have met one of the many VocalEssence fans who wants to share the magic with you. VocalEssence is a singing organization that draws upon the power of singing together to nurture community, inspire creativity, affirm the value of all persons, and expand the influence of choral music. to transform lives by singing together, assuring a place for everyone’s voice.

Our list of 2022-2023 Season events are below. Please click the event to learn more and don’t forget to use your 25% coupon when you order tickets: WELCOME2223.

2022-2023 Season Concerts


The Mendelssohns
Join VocalEssence, soloists, and an area high school honor choir as they present marvelous musical creations of siblings Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn.

Montserrat Boy Choir
Hear one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious boy choirs make its Midwest premiere at a space worthy of their soaring voices, the majestic Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis.

Welcome Christmas
Enjoy beloved carols you know and love featuring the joyous sounds of brass and percussion, Northrop’s pipe organ and—for the first time—all of the VocalEssence singing forces together on one stage.

WITNESS: Reawakening Love
Minneapolis-based artist, author, educator, and speaker Joe Davis and his multi-media company, The New Renaissance, join VocalEssence for an experience that honors lives lost and renews our commitment to freedom for all.

Change Sings
VocalEssence Singers Of This Age inspire us to see ourselves as changemakers in a program featuring choral standards and co-created original works.

Singing the World Awake
Experience music from Denmark, Haiti, Mexico, the United States, and more, featuring genre-bending composer and guest artist, Moira Smiley.

To learn more about VocalEssence and what we do, check out the video below.