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FREE Encore Performance of Songs of the Season, Carols from MN Composers

Thursday, December 21, 5:00PM



Thursday, December 21, 2017, 5pm-6pm

Encore Performance of Songs of the Season, Carols from MN Composers

“Songs of the Season” featuring carols by Minnesota composers has become the most popular program in our free weekly noontime Courtroom Concert series. Because of its popularity, we’ve added an encore performance at Crooners in Fridley this year. This encore performance will also be free and first come, first served. 


Phyllis Goldin — In Peace We Journey Here
Maria Schneider — Perfectly Still This Solstice Morning (from Winter Morning Walks)
Sara Thomsen — Darkness Cover Me
Timothy C Takach — Winter Walk (lyrics: Brian Newhouse)
Elizabeth Alexander — Beware the Winter Settlin’ In
Ann Reed — Holiday Lake
Abbie Betinis — Peace with Me Now
Peter Mayer — Magical World
Matthew Culloton — Away in a Manger
Leandra Peak — Welcome Friend (lyrics: Neal Hagberg)
Abbie Betinis — (Don’t let us) Sing Him to Sleep
John McCutcheon — Welcome the Traveler Home
Dave Frishberg — Snowbound
Jessica Bandelin — Sittin’ Knittin’ Mittens (world premiere)
Peter Mayer — Where Is the Light

View the An die Musik Program Book here

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Hosted by Abbie Betinis.

Dunsmore Room
6161 Hwy 65 NE 
Fridley, MN 55432 United States



About the Host:
Composer Abbie Betinis writes music called “inventive, richly melodic” (The New York Times), “superb, whirling, soaring” (Tacoma News Tribune), and “the highlight” of the program (Boston Globe).  With over 50 commissioned works for ensembles such as Cantus, the New England Philharmonic, and The Rose Ensemble, Abbie has been awarded a McKnight Composer Fellowship, grants from the American Composers Forum, ASCAP, and Jerome Foundation, and was recently listed in NPR Music’s Top 100 Composers Under 40. A resident of Saint Paul, she is adjunct professor of composition at Concordia University, and was composer-in-residence with the Schubert Club from 2005-2017.