Category Archives: Music

Minnesota Guitar Society

Dates: Sunday May 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20, available at the door 20 minutes before the concert begins
Age Recommendation: All ages
Duration: 75 minutes, including intermission

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Minnesota Guitar Society presents
Showcase Series Concerts
Apr 7: Milena Petković and Nikola Korovljev
May 5: Momčilo Aleksandrić and Filip Živanović

A new program for the Minnesota Guitar Society, the Showcase Series has two goals: to introduce emerging artists to the guitar-loving community, and to fundraise in support of our flagship concert series at Sundin Music Hall on the Hamline University campus. The first Showcase Series concerts feature four outstanding graduate students from the internationally known guitar program at the University of Minnesota, now headed by Prof. Maja Radovanlija.

Holiday Music for the World

Date: Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: Pay What You Can ($5-$15)
Ages: Recommended for Ages 10+
Duration: 90 minutes. No intermission.

Greg Herriges presents
Holiday Music for the World

The CD Release Celebration of this album was held at Dreamland Arts in 2017.

It’s not just about Christmas! Greg Herriges, his trio StellaRoma, and friends perform music from their album Revel and Ritual: Holiday Music for the World—a groundbreaking collection of traditional and original music for many faiths, places, and seasons. You’ll hear music for Hanukkah, Holi, Ashura, Chinese and Ukrainian New Year, Sakura Matsuri, Basque and Catalan Christmas carols, and the Winter Solstice. Discover a world of holiday music beyond the shopping-mall standards!

About the Band: StellaRoma

 

  • Greg Herriges: guitar, bouzouki, vocal
  • David Stenshoel: violin, mandocaster, etc.
  • Michael Bissonnette: world percussion
  • and more TBA!

 

One World Ensemble

Date: Fri-Sat, September 14-15, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $5 at the door by cash, check or credit card.

Ages: For ages 13+
Duration: 90 minutes

One World Ensemble presents
One World Ensemble

Concerts by the One World Ensemble: Shahriyar Jamshidi, kamanche (Kurdish spike fiddle) and vocal; and Alex Lubet, mountain dulcimer, guitar, and ukulele.

The One World Ensemble, comprised of Toronto-based Kurdish-Canadian Shahriyar Jamshidi and Minnesotan Alex Lubet, was formed in 2016, for a series of performances in Ontario. We are reuniting for Shahriyar Jamshidi’s US debut. The program consists of music inspired by Kurdish, Jewish and other traditions, original compositions, folk music, and improvisations.


UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Nicolas Carter Harp Journey

Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15. SOLD OUT.
Ages: All ages
Duration: 60-75 minutes, with intermission.

Nicolas Carter Harp presents
Nicolas Carter Harp Journey

Harpist Nicolas Carter makes a special visit to his home state of Minnesota, bringing magical melodies on the Paraguayan harp and sharing stories of his adventures harping in the world. Come and relax, renew, refresh with nurturing soul music and touching stories.

Nicolas Carter is a talented and versatile International harpist, born in Minnesota and raised in Paraguay where he learned to play the Paraguayan harp. Carter creates unique performances blending his musicianship with his skills as a theatre artist/storyteller. His authentic, warm and friendly interaction creates an intimate experience bringing inspiration, motivation and joy. Carter has been composing, recording, teaching and performing for over 25 years and has played all over United States, Latin America, Europe and Israel.


UPCOMING EVENTS

East: Asian and Jewish Music for Mountain Dulcimer

Date: Sat, June 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: You can make a suggested donation of $5 at the door by cash, check or credit card. Or donate $10 and receive a copy of the artist’s new CD, Deep State.

Ages: For ages 13+
Duration: 1.5 – 2 hrs.

Alex Lubet presents

East: Asian and Jewish Music for Mountain Dulcimer

A concert of new works for mountain dulcimer, performed by Alex Lubet, with a guest appearance by Vietnamese vocalist/violinist Kimchi Hoang.

The program includes Lubet’s own compositions and pieces written for him by Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Indonesian composers, including Iris Shiraishi, Yan Pang, Soojin Lee, and Jay Afrisando.