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February  2024

Friday, February 16—Noon

Rochester Music Guild Listen & Learn Series—Christ United Methodist Church–Free

John Varona Organ


March 2024

Saturday, March 2 – 7:30 p.m.

Rochester Chamber Music Society – Christ United Methodist Church – free

Root River Trio. The trio is made up of musicians from the Twin Cities and Chicago – Garret Ross, piano; Robert Hanford, violin; and Ruth Marshall, cello. They will perform the Piano Trio in E-flat Major by Beethoven and the Piano Trio by Rebecca Clarke. Visit our website for more information.


Saturday, March 9—7:30 p.m.

Choral Arts Ensemble—Christ United Methodist Church–$35, $10

Sunday, March 10—2:30 p.m.

Choral Arts Ensemble—Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Paul, MN–$35, $10

A Symphony of Joy. Choral Arts Ensemble again joins the Bach Society of Minnesota, led by Matthias Maute, for a joyous musical banquet. We celebrate with family and friends: J. S. Bach, his second son C. P. E. Bach, his uncle Johann Ludwig Bach, and his father-in-law Johann Christoph Bach all gather to present their exquisite music. Invite in old family friend Telemann and fervent Bach disciple Johannes Brahms, and we are guaranteed a party!


Friday, March 15—Noon

Rochester Music Guild Listen & Learn Series—Christ United Methodist Church–Free

Songwriters in the Round Area singer/songwriters


Thursday, March—7:00 p.m.

Rochester Community Band—Dakota Middle School Auditorium—Free

From Old to New.  Come join the Band for a delightful evening of music.  The concert is performed by music lovers from all walks of life and all ages.  RCB will be directed by Anthony Boldt with our guest director, Elijah Gray.   Selections include an arrangement of “Mozart’s Concerto in B Flat Major” featuring bassoon soloist Briana O’Connell, “Eiden’s Brigade” composed by Eric Staubmuller, “The Country Club Stomp!” “Sidewalk Sambe,”and “City Trees.”  This concert is dedicated in memory of Gene Eiden.  Bring the whole family and enjoy the music! Dakota Middle School is located at 5501 65th St NW, Rochester.

April 2024

Friday, April 19—Noon

Rochester Music Guild Listen & Learn Series—Zumbro Lutheran Church–Free

Covalt-Osborn-Xie Trio Violin/Cello/Piano


May 2024

Saturday, May 4—7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 5—3:00 p.m.

Choral Arts Ensemble—Christ United Methodist  Church–$30, $10

What’s Past is Prologue. For Rick Kvam’s final concert with Choral Arts Ensemble, he has picked personal choral favorites: some old, some new, some serious, some lighthearted—all wonderful. We’ll sing music from the Renaissance to the world premiere of a new work commissioned by Dale Trumbore. Join us to celebrate Choral Arts Ensemble’s four decades of distinguished singing and its bright musical future


Sunday, May 12—7:00 p.m.

Rochester Pops Orchestra—Bethel Lutheran Church—Free, $5, $10, $12

As Seen on TV.  Packed with music from television, cartoons, commercials, and video games…. Take a journey back in time through the hits from sitcoms of yesteryear intermingled with catchy commercial gimmicks, then onto some of the best Saturday morning cartoon music followed by tv themes from today and a few2 well known video game theme tunes. Sit back and don’t even think about touching that dial as we sail through the tunes! Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite.


Saturday, May 18—12:00 p.m.

Rochester Rainbow Choir—Rochester Pride, Soldiers Field Park–Free


Friday, May 24—Noon

Rochester Music Guild Listen & Learn Series—Zumbro Lutheran Church–Free

Thea Groth Trio Bassoon/Oboe/Piano


This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.