Wed, May 4, 2016 10:30am, Schubert Club Museum, Saint Paul
Listen to songs, chants and hulas from Hawaii played on the ukulele and lap steel guitar.Learn about Hawaiian traditions as you play the ipu and ipu heke (gourd drums), ‘ili’ili (water-washed pebbles) and pū’ili (split bamboo) and create your own flower lei. 
Mon, May 9, 7:30pm, Christ Church Lutheran, Minneapolis
Now in its seventh year, Accordo (recently named “Best Chamber Ensemble” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune) is composed of Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra principal string players Rebecca Albers, Ruggero Allifranchini, Steven Copes, Erin Keefe, Kyu-Young Kim, Maiya Papach and Anthony Ross; and former SPCO principal cellist Ronald Thomas. Accordo is presented by The Schubert Club and Kate Nordstrum Projects. This season will feature three programs, two in the national historic landmark, Christ Church Lutheran, and one in the new Ordway Concert Hall.
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Tuesday, May 10, 7:30pm, Icehouse, Minneapolis
We know you just can’t get enough of Accordo, so we’ve added a special performance the evening following the final concert of the season. Join Accordo on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in a special concert at the Minneapolis music venue and restaurant, Icehouse. The group will be performing excerpts from the previous night’s performance featuring Dvorak’s String Sextet in A major, Opus 48 and Brahms’s String Sextet No. 2 in G major, Opus 36 while discussing the repertoire and taking questions from the audience. If you joined us for one of our Accordo at Amsterdam performances in the past, you can expect a similar experience for this event.  

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Fri, May 13, 6pm & 7:15pm, Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Saint Paul
A joyful and interactive musical journey into Hawaiian music and culture celebrating aloha (love) and nani (beauty) in our community and our world. Discover some of Minnesota’s amazing connections to Hawaii, learn about the tradition of hula, and and sing along with the sweet sounds of ukuleles, kika (guitar), kika kila (lap steel guitar), and other instruments. 

annuallunch_square2016 Annual Luncheon
Please join us for our 2016 Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 • 11:45 social | 12pm lunch served • Ordway Center, Marzitelli Foyer . RSVP Deadline: Friday, May 31

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