Hill House Chamber Players


From our friends at Hill House: 


Dear friends of the Hill House Chamber Players,
We regret to announce we will cancel our Monday March 5 concert due to worsening weather conditions. 

We are offering ticket holders three options:
1) exchange into either the May 7 or May 14 concert, via notification from Brown Paper Tickets, or by emailing us at hillhousechamberplayers@gmail.com if you did not purchase through BPT
2) make the purchase amount a donation, do nothing
3) refund: If you purchased through Brown Paper Tickets you will receive an email from them with information for refund to your credit card.

If you purchased a single ticket for March 5 only by check or cash, please email hillhousechamberplayers@gmail.com.
Brown Paper Tickets will send notification to guests who purchased online with this information. If you are a Season Pass Holder planning to attend tonight, we offer an additional option: exchange into another Schubert Club concert of equal value. Simply call Schubert Club after Wed March 7 to arrange this.https://schubert.org/

Thank you for your patronage, we look forward to playing for you in May!”


2017-2018 SEASON “IN FLANDERS FIELDS”, Music Prevails

The Hill House Chamber Players, musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra and University of Minnesota faculty, perform in the intimate space of the art gallery of the historic James J Hill House on Summit Ave in Saint Paul. The Hill House Chamber Players are Julie Ayer and Catherine Schubilske, violins; Thomas Turner, viola; Tanya Remenikova, cello; and Mary Jo Gothmann, piano.  

Join the group and guest artists in programs exploring music, poetry, and stories from the Great War as well as classic favorites for piano and strings by Beethoven and Brahms.

Admission includes an optional 6:45 pre-concert conversation with musicians and music blogger Emily Hogstad, intermission refreshments, and a post-performance tour of the magnificent Gilded Age mansion, home to one of St. Paul’s most famous families.

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May 2018

Hill House Chamber Players: May 7 & 14

Hill House Chamber Players
Monday, May 7, 7:30 pm
Monday, May 14, 7:30 pm
James J. Hill House, 240 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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The Hill House Chamber Players, musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra and University of Minnesota faculty, perform in the intimate space of the art gallery of the historic James J Hill House on Summit Ave in Saint Paul. This program will feature guest guitarist Jeffrey Van and narrator Craig Johnson performing:
Van Empire Builder Suite, the life and legend of James J. Hill
Ravel Tombeau de Couperin, selections for solo piano
Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor

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Programs subject to change 

About the Musicians


Hill House Chamber Players
Julie Ayer, violin
Catherine Schubilske, violin
Thomas Turner, viola
Tanya Remenikova, cello
Mary Jo Gothmann, piano


“excellent ensemble…luscious tone, flexible phrasing”

“attracting an ever-larger and ever-more-enthusiastic audience” 

-Star Tribune

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Single tickets $23

Students $12

The James J Hill House is no longer handling reservations. All ticket purchases must be done online through Brown Paper Tickets. Walk ins are welcome, subject to seating availability.\

Purchase online at brownpapertickets.com

For help with online ticket purchases please call the Brown Paper Ticket helpline listed on their website. For other inquiries, messages for the Hill House Chamber Players may be left at 651-237-2169 and calls will be returned as soon as they are able.

Concert Details

All concerts are on Mondays, 7:30 pm, with general admission seating in the art gallery of the James J. Hill House, 240 Summit Ave, St Paul.

Complimentary coffee and mineral water are served at concerts, and house tours are available following each program.

The James J Hill House is wheelchair accessible with a ramp just past the main entrance and wheelchair accessible restroom on the lower level, with a restroom on the first floor for patrons with limited mobility


The series is co-sponsored by the Schubert Club and the Minnesota Historical Society.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council,
thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.