Listen & Learn

Each month (September – May), musicians perform a free, noontime program in Rochester. See specific event for details.

Our FREE programs are at Noon-1:00pm, open to the public, and held in accessible locations.
Visit our Calendar to view our upcoming Listen & Learn programs.



Rochester Music Guild thanks Christ United Methodist Church, Charter House, Zumbro Lutheran Church,
and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church for their support of the music education mission of Rochester Music Guild.



Past Guests

Band of Praise

Stan Bann’s Big Bone Band

Ronald Beitel – Horn

Choral Arts Ensemble

Kathleen Covalt – Violin

The D’Sievers Trio

Dave Hagedorn & Kevin Clements

Carla Thelen Hanson – Soprano

Tim Hildebrandt – Birth of A Song: Inspiration, Perspiration, Realization

Ben Gateno – Guitar

Gao Hong – Chinese pipa player

Rachel Jansen – Hardanger Fiddle

Todd Juzwiak – Victrola Jockey

Kalliope Duo

Jenny Kruse – Music Therapy

Laura MacKenzie – Wind-Powered Music from Celtic Traditions

Jan Matson – Piano


Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Musical Geography: Mapping Place and Movement Throughout Music History


The OK Factor

Rochester Flute Choir

Rochester Symphony Preview with Jere Lantz

Randy Sabien – Jazz Violin

JC Sanford Trio

Ann Simerlink – Soprano

Karla Sukov – Oboe

Tim Takach – Composer

Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble

Ainhoa Urkijo – Piano

Past Workshops

Ameriikan Poijat (Boys of America)

Experience the Alexander Technique with Tully Hall

Jazz Improvisation with Winona State Faculty Jazz Combo

Masterclass with Musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra (Co-sponsored by SEMYO)

Minnesota Percussion Trio presents Click, Clap, and Klunk

Workshop with Members of Compass Rose Brass