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Mostly Mozart with Maria Jette

Choral Arts Ensemble

March 19 – 20, 2016

Time: 7:30 pm Mar 19; 4:00 pm, Mar 20

tickets@choralartsensemble.org | (507) 252-8427

Christ United Methodist Church

400 5th Ave SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: — Joined by the incomparable Maria Jette, and accompanied by chamber orchestra, Choral Arts Ensemble will sing a program including the gorgeous Mozart Vespers, K 339.


A Singing Valentine

Choral Arts Ensemble

February 13, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm

info@choralartsensemble.org | (507) 252-8427

Rochester International Event Center

7333 Airport View Drive SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: Bring your Valentine to what the Post-Bulletin called the ultimate "date night”—an evening of music, romance, fine food and warm company. The Choral Arts Ensemble will sing a program of your favorite love songs, from intimate ballads and swinging standards to lovely folksongs.


Diverse Voices

Choral Arts Ensemble

May 7, 2016

Time: 7:30 pm

tickets@choralartsensemble.org | (507) 252-8427

Century High School

252 Viola Road NE
Rochester, MN 55906

Details: Rochester of 2016 is a diverse community, full of rich voices from around the globe. Choral Arts Ensemble will celebrate our vibrant cultural tapestry with music inspired by these farflung countries of origin, first examining the older Native American, Scandinavian and German strands, then exploring and enjoying more recent interweavings from Africa, Eastern Europe, Asia and Central America.


The Dramatic Voice of The Baroque

Lyra Baroque Orchestra

March 4, 2016

Time: 7:30pm

info@lyrabaroque.org | (651) 321-2214

Zumbro Lutheran Church

624 3rd Ave SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: The 21st-century première of works by J.C.Fr. Bach–including a harpsichord concerto and his cantata on the myth of Pygmalion.
- with Christopher Temporelli, bass-baritone


Hamburg, Magdeburg, & Brandenburg VI

Lyra Baroque Orchestra

April 29, 2016

Time: 7:30pm

info@lyrabaroque.org | (651) 321-2214

Zumbro Lutheran Church

624 3rd Ave SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: It’s a lower string extravaganza! Featuring Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto VI and Jaap ter Linden’s viola da gamba debut.
- with Jaap ter Linden, viola da gamba


Sharing the Arts with Children

MN SkyVault Theatre Co.

March 19, 2016

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

shauna@mnskyvault.org | 507-944-0619

Destiny Church

3240 40th Avenue Northwest
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: *Lunch included.

Come and hear why the arts are so important in our lives. Gain understanding and tools to use with your children or those you teach. Engage in hands- on immersion lessons you can use with the young people in your life.

Taught by Daved Driscoll, founding Artistic Director of the award winning MN SkyVault Theatre Co. and Words Players Theatre, one of the most active educational and youth theatres in Minnesota.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sharing-the-arts-with-children-tickets-19288826399?aff=es2


Latin Jazz

Rochester Chamber Music Society

February 27, 2016

Time: 7:30 pm

rcmsociety@gmail.com | 507-287-9765

Christ United Methodist Church

400 5th Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: Rochester Chamber Music Society is excited to present its annual jazz concert titled Latin Jazz.

A six-piece ensemble consisting of Ralph Schornack, piano, Terrance Gresser, percussion, David Townsend, woodwinds, Anastacia Wells and Corissa Vought, vocals, and RSP Gardner, bass, will explore styles of jazz influenced by various Latin rhythms and themes. The centerpiece of this concert will feature an arrangement of George Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, reduced from its orchestral original and employing the use of voices to represent instrumental lines. Rhythms from beyond North America will provide the evening’s ambiance.

Visit our website rochesterchambermusic.org for more details. There is no admission charge for RCMS concerts.


Winter Serenade Concert

RAACHE Choirs

February 11, 2016

Time: 7:00 pm

suzyj999@gmail.com | 507-356-8248

Christ United Methodist Church

400 5th Ave. SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: Choral presentation and audience sing-along with special performances by students. Valentine goodies on sale to support spring tour event.


Malice in the Palace

RAACHE Choirs

April 8 – 9, 2016

Time: April 8 @ 7pm; April 9 @5pm

suzyj999@gmail.com | 507-356-8248

Calvary Evangelical Free Church

5500 25th Ave. NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: The story of Esther performed for such a time as this in full costume by RAACHE Choir Con Brio with several musical selections by the young choir of Staccato.


Accelerando!

RAACHE Choirs

April 29, 2016

Time: 7:00pm

suzy999@gmail.com | 507-356-8248

Christ United Methodist Church

400 5th Ave. SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: RAACHE auditioned choirs Arioso and Cantabile present their final concert of the 2015-2016 year in preparation for their spring tour.


Cardmaking Workshop

Brittany.rask@gmail.com or (920) 540-4984

February 9, 2016

Time: 6 PM - 8 PM in CST

brittany.rask@gmail.com | (920) 540-4984

Hobby Lobby

3900 Highway 52 North
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Join Brittany Rask in this wonderful greeting card workshop. Brittany will provide personal instruction, and you will make and take home a total of 10 cards (2 each of five designs), plus envelopes! I will supply ink, stamp and cricut cuts.

To sign up contact:
Brittany.rask@gmail.com
Phone: (920) 540-4984
Please RSVP 1 week prior to class to ensure project assembly

Tuition
$20.00
If unable to attend available for shipping

Contact me if would like to purchase your own stamp.

Supply List (bring to class):
Paper cutter, Scissors, Stamp Blocks, Ink, Adhesives of your choice (which may include Liquid Glass, Glue dots, 3-D Foam, etc.)

For images of projects visit: https://www.facebook.com/ctmhmemories

**Artwork by Shannon Buck**

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/201736340174329/


Kids Valentines Day Treat Workshop

Brittany.rask@gmail.com or (920) 540-4984

February 13, 2016

Time: 10 AM - 11 AM in CST

brittany.rask@gmail.com | (920) 540-4984

Hobby Lobby

3900 Highway 52 North
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Join Brittany making this adorable treat bag with your little ones in celebration of Valentines Day!

Treats for bag will be provided.

To sign up contact:
Brittany.rask@gmail.com
Phone: (920) 540-4984
Please RSVP 1 week prior to class to ensure project assembly

Tuition
$3.00
If unable to attend available for shipping

Contact me if would like to purchase your own stamp.

Supplies will be provided

For images of projects visit: https://www.facebook.com/ctmhmemories

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/114267325618116/


Scrapbook/Card Class

Brittany.rask@gmail.com or (920) 540-4984

February 27, 2016

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM in CST

brittany.rask@gmail.com | (920) 540-4984

Hobby Lobby

3900 Highway 52 North
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Join me in an exciting new class featuring both scrapbooking and cardmaking in one. Make 3 - double page layouts, as well as a double page picture my life scrapbook page, and 9 cards (3 of each design) with scraps to spare.

To sign up contact:
Brittany.rask@gmail.com
Phone: (920) 540-4984
Please RSVP 1 week prior to class to ensure project assembly

Tuition
$40.00
Will have you pre-cut prior to attending class using video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4WNoC2I4t4&list=TLtdSy0B1Bsa8wNjAxMjAxNg



If unable to attend available for shipping or pick-up

Contact me if would like to purchase your own stamp.

Supply List (bring to class):
Paper cutter, Scissors, Stamp Blocks, Ink, Adhesives of your choice (which may include Liquid Glass, Glue dots, 3-D Foam, etc.)

For images of projects visit: https://www.facebook.com/ctmhmemories

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1104577406228096/


Vibrant // Ladies Candlelight Dinner 2016

Rochester Assembly Church

February 22 – 23, 2016

Time: 5-9 pm

katid@rochesterag.com | 507-288-0868

Rochester Assembly Church

4240 18th Ave NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Ladies join us Mon or Tues Feb. 22nd and 23rd at 5 pm at Rochester Assembly Church for Ladies Candlelight Dinner 2016. Internationally known singer/songwriter Dara Maclean will be our guest, dinner is provided by Catering by Design. Come relax and enjoy a beautiful night at a beautifully decorated table, connecting with great women. It will be a night to remember. Purchase your ticket for $25 at www.ladiescandlelightdinner.blogspot.com


Gloria!

Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale

March 12 – 13, 2016

Time: Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:00pm

info@rochestersymphony.org | 5072868742

Lourdes High School Auditorium

2800 19th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Britten Courtly Dances from Gloriana
Vivaldi Gloria
Poulenc Gloria
Neustadter Toward Glory (RSOC commissioned world premiere)

The orchestra opens with Britten’s opera for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and the RSO Chorale joins in for Vivaldi’s most famous choral work and Poulenc’s inauguration tribute to JFK. The concert ends with a brand new RSOC commission by Emmy Award-winning composer Garth Neustadter. Glory takes on all forms for this celebration of musical greatness.


Slavic Soul

Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale

April 16 – 17, 2016

Time: Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:00pm

info@rochestersymphony.org | 5072868742

Lourdes High School Auditorium

2800 19th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Shostakovich Festive Overture
Lutoslawski Concerto for Orchestra
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 featuring pianist Scott Cuellar

There is no music that wears its heart on its sleeve like Slavic music. Our all-Russian and Polish program exposes the native soil from which it rose and the deep emotions that are so apparent in every bar. Our guest pianist Scott Cuellar closes the program with the all-powerful piano concerto from Tchaikovsky.


Interpreting the Landscape in Watercolor

Assisi Heights Spirituality Center

March 21, 2016 – May 2, 2016

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

ahsc@rochesterfranciscan.org | 507-282-7441

Assisi Heights

1001 14th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: This class is a series. Class dates: March 21, 28, April 4, 18, 25, May 2, 2016
Wherever you look there is a landscape just waiting to be set in paint. Students will learn to see with new eyes, interpret the lines and forms and their relationships to each other in the scene. Basic watercolor techniques will be covered. All experience levels are welcome.
Class instructor: Melodee Bahr
Registration required by March 16, 2016.


Franciscan Art Tour

Assisi Heights Spirituality Center

April 2, 2016

Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

ahsc@rochesterfranciscan.org | 507-282-7441

Assisi Heights

1001 14th Street NW
Rochester, MN 5590

Details: Visit Assisi Heights' halls of Franciscan artistry. The tour will begin with needlepoint by Mother Alfred Moes and the early Sisters. Chronologically ordered, we will view oil and watercolor pieces, calligraphy, photography and hand printed musical pieces. All artwork was created during the 139-year history of the Rochester Franciscan Sisters.


Art Journaling for the Soul

Assisi Heights Spirituality Center

April 30, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m. - Noon

ahsc@rochesterfranciscan.org | 507-282-7441

Assisi Heights

1001 14th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Come express your creative energy. Discover different ways to use art in journaling. Art jounaling can be an outlet for expressing your dreams, thoughts and feelings. Bring a journal that will open flat and will work for drawing and coloring. Please bring your own colored pencils or markers.
Class Instructor: Carol Bailey
Registration Required by April 25, 2016.


Haiku Meditation Experience: Seeing with the Heart

Assisi Heights Spirituality Center

February 27, 2016

Time: Noon - 4:00 p.m.

ahsc@rochesterfranciscan.org | 507-282-7441

Assisi Heights

1001 14th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Writing Haiku is a process of utilizing a modicum of words, a deepening of our contemplative or meditative experience. Haiku can help us enhance our observation and deepend our connection to the Divine. This is a meditation retreat, NOT a poetry class. No experience necessary. A very user-friendly method of learning to write Haiku is presented and practiced.
Class Instructor: Thomas Roberts.
Registration required by February 22, 2016.


Palm Weaving

Assisi Heights Spirituality Center

March 19, 2016

Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. or 3:00-5:00 p.m.

ahsc@rochesterfranciscan.org | 507-282-7441

Assisi Heights

1001 14th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Palm weaving is the folding and/or weaving of strips of palm (also called fronds). This workshop helps you hone your skills of this delicate weaving.
Class Instructor: Beth Keller.
Registration required by March 14, 2016.


Rochester Big Band 'Love Is In The Air' Dance

Rochester Senior Center

February 19, 2016

Time: 7:00-10:00 pm

info@rsc-mn.org | 5072871404

Rochester Senior Center

121 N Broadway
Rochester, MN 55901

Details: Music provided by the Rochester Big Band. The Rochester Big Band is a 15 piece swing and Latin band. They play music of the 30’s and 40’s, Glenn Miller,Gene Krupa, Count Basie, and also play some music of the 50’s and 60’s. In the past this group has played for many outdoor concerts, dances at the Blue Moon, Pine Island
and senior centers around the area. They love to play music for any occasion! With their Latin tunes, a few waltzes and polkas, and music that you will remember, we invite you to
sit back, listen or jump up and dance along! Please join us!


Dancing for the Arts-Take V

Greater Rochester Arts and Cultural Trust

April 16, 2016

Time: Doors open 5:00 pm for Dinner guest; Doors open 6:30 pm for Dessert guests

bamadio@rochestermnarts.com | 507-424-0811

Mayo Civic Center-Exhibit Hall

30 Civic Center Drive SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Details: Ten Rochester Celebrities are paired with professional dancers from the Dahl Dance Center to go toe-to-toe to raise money to support youth arts education and the programs/services of the Trust. To celebrate the 5th year, there will be an Emeritus Celebrity Dance Off between two teams featuring celebrities from the past 4 years.
Attendees are invited to dance afterwards to the music of the Fabulous Books Boys. This is always a sell-out event so purchase tickets early as space is limited. Tickets go on sale March 1st at www.RochesterMNArts.com


1st Annual Southeastern MN Toast & Taste Wine Beer and Spirits Tasting

Stewartville Area Community Foundation

April 1, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM (Tasting 6-9PM)

stewartvilleacf@gmail.com | 507-533-4745

Rochester International Event Center

7333 Airport View Dr SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Details: MC:Rachel Wick*Music by Parks&Kleist Band & Project Substitute*Tasting by Silver Lake Liquor*Featuring Wenonah Brewing*Silent Auction & Raffle*Hors d’oeuvres/Cocktails*Benefits Bear Cave Amphitheater