Music in the Park Series Family Concerts 2015-2016

For children of all ages and their families. Please contact The Schubert Club with any questions at 651.292.3268

All performances held at
Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church
2136 Carter Ave (at Chelmsford), Saint Paul

Free admission, $5 suggested donation

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

Friday, May 13, 2016 • Shows begin at 6pm & 7:15pm
Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church
2136 Carter Ave (at Chelmsford), 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. E komo mai (welcome)!

About Lau Hawaiian Collective
Lau Hawaiian Collective is a group of performing artists dedicated to the perpetuation of Hawaiian music with reverence and imagination. They delight in using their voices, instruments, and movements to explore the connections between music, history, culture, and the present. Their unique musical backgrounds and personalities combine to embrace a spirit of welcoming, a love of learning, and a sparkling enthusiasm for sharing music and ideas.

Lau Hawaiian Collective Performing Artists
Kim Sueoka (vocals, ‘ukulele, hula ‘ili‘ili)
David Burk (guitar, ‘ukulele, lap steel)
Rahn Yanes (bass)
Dave Kapell (‘ukulele, hula ‘ili‘ili)
Shahzore Shah (vocals, hula ‘ili‘ili)
Andrew Kane (vocals, ‘ukulele, hula ‘ili’ili)

Free admission, $5 suggested donation

Previously this season…

Family Concert: WindSync

Program Title: Oh, the Places You’ll Go 
Engaging and interactive for children and families, WindSync takes audiences on a musical and emotion-filled journey in this exciting and educational program inspired by the writing of Dr. Seuss. Learn about the sounds of the instruments, the teamwork of musicians, and your own potential to grow, change, and conquer adversity. Congratulations, today is your day!
Thursday, November 19, 2015 • 6pm
Neighborhood House; Paul Wellstone Center Auditorium
179 Robie Street East, Saint Paul, MN 55107


Friday, November 20, 2015 • 6:30pm
Saint Anthony Park Lutheran Church
2323 Como Ave, St Paul, MN 55108
co-presented by Music in the Park Series & Saint Anthony Park Lutheran Church

Free admission, $5 suggested donation

Copper Street Brass: A Brassy Night at the Movies

Friday, March 4, 2016 • Shows begin at 6pm & 7:15pm
Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church
2136 Carter Ave (at Chelmsford), Saint Paul

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!

Free admission, $5 suggested donation

Chiara String Quartet: Mole Music Live!

Friday, April 15, 2016 • Shows begin at 6pm & 7:15pm
Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church
2136 Carter Ave (at Chelmsford), Saint Paul

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. Image illustration by David McPhail, used with permission.

Free admission, $5 suggested donation

Music in the Park Series Family Concerts are supported by the Elmer L. and Eleanor J. Andersen Foundation, the Trillium Family Foundation and the Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation.


ArtsMidwestLogoThe WindSync presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring fund, a program of Arts Midwest, which is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts with additional contributions from Minnesota State Arts Board and General Mills Foundation.