Calendar

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OCTOBER 2021

 

Saturday, October 23 — 7:30 p.m

Choral Arts Ensemble — Zumbro Lutheran Church — Adult $25, Student $10

Faith~Love~Hope~Life

Listen to music from a diverse group of composers across time. You’ll hear chants, spirituals, and folk songs, all on themes of Faith, Love, Hope, and Life.  Plus Listening, a newly commissioned piece by Karen P. Thomas, Artistic Director of the Seattle Pro Musica ALL AUDIENCE MEMBERS must show proof of full vaccination and wear masks.

 

Sunday,  October 31 – 4:00 p.m.

A Festival of Music – First Presbyterian Church – Free

Voice Recital: Dr. Andrew Whitfield, baritone & Dr. Nicholas Shaneyfelt, piano

This collaboration by the Luther College Professor of Music and Coordinator of Opera and the Assistant Professor of Music in Collaborative Piano celebrates the high-art tradition of song recitals. Repertoire will include Gerald Finzi’s cycle, “Let Us Garlands Bring,” African-American Spiritual arrangements by Moses Hogan, and more.

 

NOVEMBER 2021

Friday, November 5 – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch & Learn – Zumbro Lutheran Church
Traditional Korean Music.  Soojin Lee presents.

Thursday, November 11 — 9:00 a.m.
Rochester Area Keyboard Club — Calvary Evangelical Free Church — $10
Lecture: “Audiation:  Creating Aural Awareness” by Laura Harding

Sunday,  November 14 – 4:00 p.m.

A Festival of Music – First Presbyterian Church – Free

Organ Duo Recital: Lee Afdahl, Director of Music Emeritus & John Stender, Director of Music

Something for everyone, from Bach to Ragtime and Beyond

 

Thursday, November 18 — 7:00 p.m.

Rochester Community Band — Hill Theatre at RCTC — Free

Fall Concert directed by Tony Boldt. The RCB will play a variety of music under the direction of Tony Boldt.  The concert is performed by music lovers from all walks of life and all ages.  The musical selections include:  “Pohjola’s Daughter” arranged by Joel Denney, a RCB member, “Hillside Echoes” a tribute to all United States Veterans, “Circus Cavalcade” which is composed by Janice Jurgenson of Plainview, “Theme Star Trek Generations” and “Cajun Folk Songs.”  Face masks are required by all audience members. For more information, call (507) 285-9915.

www.rochestercommunityband.org

 

Friday, November 19 – 12:00 p.m. 
Lunch & Learn – Zumbro Lutheran Church
Organist  Ju Young Lee.

 

DECEMBER 2021

 

JANUARY 2022

Friday, January 14 – 12:00 p.m. 
Lunch & Learn – Zumbro Lutheran Church
Violin and Guitar.  Shank-Hagedorn Duo

 

FEBRUARY 2022

Thursday, February 10 — 9:00 a.m.
Rochester Area Keyboard Club — Calvary Evangelical Free Church — $10
Lecture: “Multi-Key vs. Middle C?  Play by Ear vs. Sightplaying.  A Personal View of How Piano Pedagogy Has Evolved Over the Years” by Rebecca Shockley

Sunday,  February 13 – 4:00 p.m.

A Festival of Music – First Presbyterian Church – Free

Violin and Organ Duo Recital:  Dr. Brenda Brenner, violin & Dr. Christopher Young, organ

Chris’ first invitation back since he was organist here from 1989-91

Friday, February 18 – 12:00 p.m. 
Lunch & Learn – Zumbro Lutheran Church
Pianist Horacio Nuguid.

 

MARCH 2022

Thursday, March 10 — 9:00 a.m.
Rochester Area Keyboard Club — Calvary Evangelical Free Church — $10
Masterclass with Dr. Paul Wirth

Sunday, March 20 – 9:45 a.m.

A Festival of Music – First Presbyterian Church – Free

Presentation by Charles Frost, Glory To God Hymnal Committee member and organist at First Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head Island, SC

Charlie will present on the hymnal during the education hour and will collaborate in the worship service at 11:00 a.m. He is a proponent for African-American composers of organ music which will be featured prominently.

Friday, March 24 – 12:00 p.m. 
Lunch & Learn – Zumbro Lutheran Church
Soprano Gina Hanzlik.

 

APRIL 2022

Thursday, April 7 — 9:00 a.m.
Rochester Area Keyboard Club — Evangel United Methodist Church — $10
Spring Musicale:  RAKC members offer pieces to share

Friday, April 22 – 12:00 p.m. 
Lunch & Learn – Christ United Methodist Church
Fiddler Mary DuShane.

 

Sunday, April 24 – 4:00 p.m.

A Festival of Music – First Presbyterian Church – Free

Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble, James Olcott, director; John Stender, organ

The program will incorporate several arrangements for organ and brass.

 

May 2022

Friday, May 20 – 12:00 p.m. 
Lunch & Learn – Zumbro Lutheran Church
Violinist Kathleen Covalt.

 

 

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.