MCTC Welcomes the Riverland Community College Choir for Winter Concert

Minneapolis Community and Technical College will present an Early Winter Choir Concert featuring the MCTC Concert Choir and Vocal Ensemble, Friday December 8th at 7:30 pm in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater, 1424 Yale Place, on the MCTC campus in downtown Minneapolis.

The concert, directed by Dr. Elizabeth Pauly and accompanied by Christopher Wolter, will feature the choirs’ characteristic blend of Western art music with folk and traditional music from across the globe.  Pieces include compositions by Stephen Paulus, Abbie Betinis and Eric William Barnum.  Joining the choirs will be guest artist percussionist Paul Raukar.

The choirs are excited to welcome The Riverland Community College Choir to this concert. The Riverland Choir, from Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota is led by Scott Blankenbaker, and accompanied by Dori Schou.

A reception in the Fine Arts lobby will follow immediately after the concert. Light refreshments will be served. Children are welcome. Admission to this concert is free, but the choirs ask that you bring a non-perishable food item which will benefit MCTC students in need.

Click here for a poster for the event.

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MCTC Music Faculty Recital September 20

The Music Department at MCTC will present a short lunch time concert on September 20th at 12:00 noon in the Helland Student Center Multi-Purpose Room (H 1002) on the MCTC campus. The event is free and open to the public. Members of the music faculty are experienced performers, in a variety of styles from jazz and blues to folk and classical. This melding of musical traditions will create an eclectic and engaging event. Hope to see you there!

Printable poster here: faculty recital fall 17

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Singing for Stress Relief September 13

Join MCTC music faculty members Liz Pauly and Sarah Greer along with the MCTC Choirs in a session designed to leave you humming a new tune. By the time you leave this session you will have learned several fun songs made to be sung in community, participated in group improvisations, and learned some breathing, posture and stretching exercises to help calm and relax yourself.

For a pdf flier to share, click here.

Singing for Stress Relief
Student Success Day
Date: September 13th, 2017
Time: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
Location: MCTC Campus, Helland Center, H 1002 

This event is presented as part of Student Success Day on the MCTC campus.
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Choirs host Fall Retreat

MCTC Choirs Annual Retreat

When: Saturday September 9 from 12-4:30
Where: On the MCTC Campus, L3100, L3400, F2700

Lunch will be provided.
Dress in comfortable clothing so that you can move

Schedule of Events

12:00-1:00 – Lunch and Choir Business Meeting – L3100

1:00-1:40 Getting to know you activities – L3100 and/or L3400

1:40-2:20 Skill Session: TBA – (Liz) L3100

2:20-2:30 Break and travel (walking) time to TBA

2:30-3:00 – TBA

3:00-4:30 – Music Rehearsal (Liz), F2700

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Winter Blues? How about a little singing to take them away?

Stress relief posterJoin MCTC music faculty members Liz Pauly and Sarah Greer along with the MCTC Choirs for a session designed to help chase away the winter blues. By the time you leave this session you will have learned several fun songs made to be sung in community, participated in group improvisations, and learned some breathing, posture and stretching exercises to help calm and relax your winter-weary body.

Singing for Stress Relief
Time: 11:00-11:50 a.m.
Location: F2700
Date: January 31, 2017 – Student Success Day

This event is presented as part of Student Success Day on the MCTC campus.

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MCTC Music Department Hosts Music Student Gathering

End of Semester eventThe MCTC Music department cordially invites all students interested in music, including all students currently enrolled in music courses, lessons and ensembles to an end of semester gathering. Come meet and mingle with students and faculty who share your love of music.

Details
Date: December 2, 2016
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Location: Helland Center Multi-Purpose Room (H 1002)
Light refreshments will be served.

 

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Ticket Sales Rep Positions available at Orchestra Hall

Ticket Service Representatives
Part-time Position

The Minnesota Orchestra one of America’s finest and longest established orchestras, is looking for Ticket Service Representatives.

Responsibilities include ticket sales and customer service, assisting with training and mentoring of other Ticket Service Reps and assisting Ticket Services Management with tasks/projects as assigned.

Requirements include basic computer (including internet) skills. Experience with custom designed computer programs is desirable. Customer service experience including using the phone, or working in a call center is a plus.

Shifts will mostly consist of a combination of the following:
Phone
Weekday 9:45AM-5:00PM
Saturday 11:45AM-5:00PM
Sunday (open 2 hours prior to performance through start time for ticketed performances)

Box Office
Monday-Friday 9:45AM-2:00PM

Performance
Weekday Morning 8:30AM-1:30PM
Weekend Matinee 11:45AM-5:00PM
Evening 5:30PM-9:30PM

Other – varies

To Apply:

Complete an employment application by printing the PDF’s below or send resume to:

E-mail: resumes@mnorch.org

The Minnesota Orchestra is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from all racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds. The Minnesota Orchestra embraces its commitment to equal opportunity for all applicants, regardless of race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, marital or veteran’s status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law.

No Phone Calls Please

For links to the application form and a few more details, click here.

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MCTC Choirs present An Early Winter Concert

Winter Choir Poster

Winter Choir Poster

Minneapolis Community and Technical College will present an Early Winter Concert featuring the MCTC Concert Choir and Vocal Ensemble Friday December 9 at 7:30 pm in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater, 1424 Yale Place, on the MCTC campus in downtown Minneapolis. The concert, directed by Dr. Elizabeth Pauly and accompanied by Christopher Wolter will feature the choirs’ characteristic blend of European art music with folk and traditional music from across the globe. From Benjamin Britten’s gorgeous A New Year Carol to the haunting chant of Hildegard von Bingen, this is a concert not to be missed. Joining the choirs will be guest artists percussionist Paul Raukar and flautist Julie Johnson. A reception in the Fine Arts lobby will follow immediately after the concert. Light refreshments will be served. Children are welcome. Admission to this concert is free, but the choirs ask that you bring a non-perishable food item which will benefit MCTC students in need.

Click here for a poster for the event.

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MCTC Choirs to participate in Year of Mercy Concert

On Saturday November 19th the MCTC Choirs will join several other downtown choirs in the Year of Mercy Concluding Concert. Hosted by the Basilica of St Mary Cathedral Choir, the concert will feature

  • The Basilica Cathedral Choir, Benjamin Cramer, guest conductor
  • Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, Westminster Presbyterian, guest soloist and conductor
  • Mundus Contemporary Choir, directed by Walter Tambor
  • MCTC Choirs, directed by Liz Pauly
  • StreetSong-MN (community choir for those experiencing homelessness)

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome.

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27th Annual Sacred Harp Convention

 1990 ~ Twenty-seventh Annual Minnesota State ~ 2016 

Sacred Harp

Singing Convention

SEPTEMBER 24 – 25, 2016 

SATURDAY, 9/24: Olivet Congregational Church 

1850 Iglehart Avenue, Saint Paul (near Fairview & Marshall) 

SUNDAY, 9/25: Town Hall, The Landing 

Minnesota River Heritage Park, 2187 Highway 101, Shakopee 

(1 mile east of Shakopee; enter at the far west gate, not the main gate) 

9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. both days 

~ ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT ~ 

~ NO PREVIOUS SINGING EXPERIENCE NECESSARY ~ 

THE SACRED HARP continues a 220 year old American tradition

of singing non-denominational hymns and songs written with shaped note heads.

Singers sit in a hollow square facing the center and sing in four parts, a cappella, with uninhibited vigor.

~ FREE SINGING SCHOOL, Friday, Sept. 23rd, 7:00 – 8:30 pm ~ 

“Seven Lessons in Seventy Minutes,” led by local singers 

Olivet Congregational Church, 1850 Iglehart Ave., Saint Paul 

THE SACRED HARP TUNEBOOKS will be available on loan or for purchase ($25.00)

~ NOONTIME POTLUCK “DINNER ON THE GROUNDS” provided by local host singers both days ~

~ CHILD CARE available: Please contact jorda003@umn.edu with child care needs ~

MORE INFORMATION available at http://mnfasola.org/ 

Updates on Facebook Event “27th Minnesota Sacred Harp Convention” 

~ JOIN US FOR OUR REGULAR SINGINGS ~ 

2nd Sundays, 5 – 7 pm: St. Sahag Armenian Church, 203 N. Howell, Saint Paul

3rd, 4th, & 5th Sundays; every Tuesday: University Baptist Church, 1219 University Ave. S.E., Minneapolis

3rd Sundays, 4 – 7 pm ~ 4th Sundays, 5 – 7 pm ~ 5th Sundays, 4 – 6 pm ~ Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm

~ Complete and updated singing schedule is available at http://mnfasola.org/ ~ 

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