Choirs host Singing for Stress Relief

Join Minneapolis College music faculty members Liz Pauly and Sarah Greer along with the Minneapolis College 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.

This session is presented in partnership with the Minneapolis College School of Design and the Arts SODAPop Event from 4-7 on May 8th, 2019. All events will take place in the Helland Center and Whitney Fine Arts Center on the Minneapolis College Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Singing for Stress Relief
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Helland Center Multi-Purpose Room (H-1002)
Date: May 8th, 2019

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Minnesota Orchestra teams with Sanctuary Covenant for Community Sing

On January 22nd, 2019, the Minnesota Orchestra and Sanctuary Covenant Church hosted a community sing in North Minneapolis as part of the Minnesota Orchestra’s Common Chords program. Participants were treated to a meal, followed by a community sing-a-long accompanied by the Minnesota Orchestra. Former Minneapolis College Choir member and Minneapolis College alumnus Joseph Garnier, Director of Worship and Creative Arts at Sanctuary Covenant, along with the Sanctuary Covenant Choir, led the audience in singing everything from Gospel to show tunes.

Several Minneapolis College members participated in this event. The video below shows a few clips from the evening. You’ll see us at @ 1’54”.

Minnesota Orchestra at Sanctuary Covenant Church – Common Chords Community Sing
Joseph Garnier welcomes people to community sing.
Minneapolis, MN JANUARY 22: The Minnesota Orchestra performs at Sanctuary Covenant Church for the Common Chords sing along, on January 22, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Joseph Garnier sings with Minnesota Orchestra.
Minneapolis, MN JANUARY 22: The Minnesota Orchestra performs at Sanctuary Covenant Church for the Common Chords sing along, on January 22, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Joseph Garnier and Sanctuary Covenant Choir lead songs with Minnesota Orchestra.
Minneapolis, MN JANUARY 22: The Minnesota Orchestra performs at Sanctuary Covenant Church for the Common Chords sing along, on January 22, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Photo Credits: All images by Tony Nelson, courtesy of the Minnesota Orchestra.

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Minneapolis College presents Collaborations Music Event

Collaborations Music Event PosterDate: Wednesday April 17

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:30

Location: Helland Student Center Multi-Purpose Room (H1002)

With its coffee-house atmosphere, and its eclectic mix of pop, jazz, blues, folk, world and classical music, the Collaborations Music Event is a must-see. The event joins Minneapolis College music faculty and music students in a wide variety of musical offerings. MC’d by Minneapolis College Music Faculty member Joel Sundseth. Be prepared to be amazed, inspired and entertained – you never know what you will hear at the Collaborations Music Event!

This event is co-sponsored by the Minneapolis College Music Department and the School of Design and the Arts.

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Minneapolis College Student Recital

Student Recital PosterThe Music Department at Minneapolis College presents its annual Student Recital on April 25 from 12-1 in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater on the Minneapolis College campus. This event will showcase students who have been studying applied music at Minneapolis College.

This event is co-sponsored by the Minneapolis College Music Department and the School of Design and the Arts.

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Minneapolis College Music Faculty Recital

Faculty Recital PosterThe Music Department at Minneapolis College presents its annual Music Faculty Recital on April 30 at 7:30 pm in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater on the Minneapolis College campus. 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 creates an eclectic and engaging event.

This event is co-sponsored by the Minneapolis College Music Department and the School of Design and the Arts.

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Minneapolis College Choirs present A Spring Choir Concert

Choir PosterMinneapolis Community and Technical College will present a Spring Choral Concert featuring the Minneapolis College Concert Choir and Vocal Ensemble Friday May 3rd at 7:30 pm in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater, 1424 Yale Place, on the Minneapolis College campus in downtown Minneapolis. Continue reading

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

Join Minneapolis College music faculty members Liz Pauly and Sarah Greer along with the Minneapolis College 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: February 26th – Student Success Day

Minneapolis College students participate in Singing for Stress relief community sing event.

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

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Choirs Host Singing for Stress Relief

Join Minneapolis College music faculty members Liz Pauly and Sarah Greer along with the Minneapolis College 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.

Singing for Stress Relief
Time: 11:00 – 11:50 a.m.
Location: T-Building Plaza
Date: October 10th – Student Success Day

Video above: Minneapolis College students at Singing for Stress relief community sing event.

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

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Minneapolis College Choirs present An Early Winter Concert

Winter Choir PosterMinneapolis Community and Technical College will present an Early Winter Concert, featuring the Minneapolis College Concert Choir and Vocal Ensemble Friday December 14 at 7:30 pm in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater, 1424 Yale Place, on the Minneapolis College campus in downtown Minneapolis. The concert, directed by Dr. Elizabeth Pauly and accompanied by Christopher Wolter will feature the choirs’ characteristic blend of art music with folk and traditional music from across the globe.  Selections include compositions and arrangements by Stephen Hatfield, J. David Moore, Abbie Betinis and Brian Tate. Joining the choirs will be guest artist 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 Minneapolis College students in need.

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Minneapolis College Faculty Recital

The Music Department at Minneapolis College will present a short lunch time concert on September 26th at 12:00 noon in T1400 – T Building Plaza on the Minneapolis College 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!

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