Join the Mill City String Quartet in experiencing the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, and help celebrate his 250th Birthday! Come and listen to the different feelings and emotions that Beethoven expressed through his music, while learning about what it means to be a "composer"! MCSQ will also perform short pieces composed by local students from Schubert Club KidsJams programs earlier in the week.
Concerts & Tickets
Siama invites us on an exciting musical journey to Africa! He's known for his intricate guitar, spirited singing and traditional African instruments like Mbira (thumb piano) and Balafon (Marimba) and his band elevates the music with warm harmonies, jazz piano and funky bass and drums. Be ready to dance and sing along to catchy songs in Lingala, Kikongo, Swahili and English while experiencing Siama's original take on the uplifting traditional music, Soukous and Congolese Rumba of his Bas Congo homeland.
Playing music is something many people do as a job. Just like a builder builds houses for their job, musicians use tools (instruments) and materials (the building blocks of music) just like a builder to do the job of building songs! Join Copper Street Brass and meet each brass instrument, learn its name and job, and hear how it is used as a tool to build songs using musical building blocks like melody, harmony, and rhythm. Bring the whole family and get ready to move your body and sing along to your favorite songs with Copper Street Brass!
Chalaca, a unique trio comprised of clarinet, harp, and percussion, takes you on a rhythmic journey from the Caribbean and South America all the way to New York City! From the baroque courts of Europe, to the ritual dances of West Africa, to the indigenous populations of modern-day Venezuela, Colombia, and Brazil...Chalaca celebrates the cross-century, cross-cultural migration that formed today's popular salsa, samba, mambo, joropo, and jequibau forms. Join them in celebrating composers who have immigrated to the United States and the folk masters who inspired them!
Experience traditional African drumming and dance heritage with Titambe West African Dance Ensemble! This COMPAS performance group has an impressive repertoire of authentic drumming, dances, music, storytelling, and cultural teachings. Composed of artists originating from all over the world, including Ghana, Liberia, Kenya, Trinidad, and America, each Titambe performance is a celebration of diversity and unity. Get ready to dance along to the vibrant rhythms of Titambe!
Travel around the world with Lumina as you listen to languages and songs from many countries! Twin Cities vocalists Linda Kachelmeier, Angela Grundstad, and Clara Osowski, and string player Ginna Watson will have you singing along and moving to the music. Learn about distant lands and people of many cultures through music. The whole family will enjoy the beauty and excitement of A Musical World Tour!