Announcing 2015-2016 Family Concerts

Mole Music with Chiara String Quartet

We are pleased to announce the 26th season of The Schubert Club Music in the Park Series Family Concerts!

This series features nationally and locally celebrated performing artists in programs of folk, ethic and classical music. Storytelling, dance and audience participation add to this vibrant array of concerts, created for children of all ages and their families. 

New this year: Family Concerts are FREE with a $5 suggested donation.

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Copper Street Brass: A Brassy Night at the Movies

Friday, March 4, 2016 • Shows begin at 6pm & 7:15pm

Get ready to listen, learn, and have fun as the virtuosic musicians of the Twin Cities-based Copper Street Brass perform their own arrangements of music from favorite movies, from Star Wars to Frozen and everything in between. Enjoy an engaging, interactive concert featuring each brass instrument alone and together, perfect for children of all ages and their families!


Mole Music with Chiara String Quartet

Chiara String Quartet: Mole Music Live!

Friday, April 15, 2016 • Shows begin at 6pm & 7:15pm

Have fun with Mole! Experience a live re-telling of the favorite story Mole Music by David McPhail. The Chiara Quartet members act as narrators and characters as they weave great music by Dvorak, Gabriela Frank, Shostakovich, Haydn and Beethoven through the story line. The Chiaras will make music come to life for all ages.


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Lau Hawaiian Collective: Being Aloha! A Musical Journey to Hawaii

Friday, May 13, 2016 • Shows begin at 6pm & 7:15pm

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. E komo mai (welcome)!

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Image at top of page: Illustration from “Mole Music” used by permission of David McPhail