Past Events

Strikepoint Bell Choir

November 11th, 2018 Kristofer Layon Sunday, November 11, 2018 — 4:00 p.m. This eleven-member group from Duluth, Minnesota, is a community / professional handbell ensemble that is noted for capturing the enthusiasm of audiences with a dynamic style and accessible music. Concert selections range from Bach to Lady Gaga and include music both familiar and new. Preview Strikepoint on: Strikepoint…

Quartet San Francisco

October 14th, 2018 Kristofer Layon Sunday, October 14, 2018 — 4:00 p.m. Expanding the reach of chamber music, this non-traditional and eclectic string quartet specializes in multiple styles, from: jazz to tango, pop to funk, blues to bluegrass, gypsy swing to big band, and beyond. Quartet San Francisco has been awarded two Grammy nominations, including Best Classical Crossover. Preview the…

Pizzazz!

April 22nd, 2018 musicseries Sunday, April 22, 2018 — 4:00 p.m. Minnesota Boychoir. Mark Johnson, Conductor Partners in Praise Girls Choir. Julia Fahey, Conductor The Minnesota Boychoir, now in its 56th Season, is the oldest continually operating boys choir in the Twin Cities. Their reputat ion for excellence has brought invitations from local and national musical conventions, as well…

Gospel Truth

February 18th, 2018 musicseries Sunday, February 18, 2018 – 4:00 p.m. Robert Robinson, Gospel Artist The Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE named Robert Robinson “Minnesota’s Master Male Vocalist”. He has performed with Aretha Franklin, Andrae Crouch, Kenny Loggins, The Sounds of Blackness, Bobby McFerrin, Barry Manilow, Jermaine Jackson and others. Mr. Robinson was a two-time Minnesota Music Award Winner for Best…

Unstoppable

November 12th, 2017 musicseries Sunday, November 12, 2017 — 4:00 p.m. Mark Paisar, Organist The new Associate Director of Music/Organist for Bethlehem Lutheran Church performs a concert of music by Bach, Bruhns, and Vierne. Mark Paisar received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Organ Performance from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Mr. Paisar completed his graduate studies, earning both…

Sonic Splendor

October 15th, 2017 musicseries Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. Minnesota Symphonic Winds, Dr. Timothy Mahr, Conductor Fresh from their acclaimed appearance at the June American School Band Directors Association regional summer conference, the 90-member Minnesota Symphonic Winds return to the Bethlehem Music Series to present an exciting program designed with the listener in mind. Entitled, “Classics Old…

HOPE – CANTUS

April 30th, 2017 musicseries Sunday, April 30, 2017, 4:00 PM The eight member male ensemble, Cantus, is recognized as one of America’s finest vocal ensembles with an enviable blend, perfection of tone, charismatic presence, and wide-ranging stylistic fluency. Recent debuts have been on Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series, Berkeley’s Cal Performances, and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. An…

TRIUMPH – Bethlehem Senior Choir performing Brahms’ Requiem

March 19th, 2017 musicseries Sunday, March 19, 2017, 4:00 PM Bethlehem Senior Choir, conductor Dr. David Mennicke, performing Ein Deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms, with Dr. Nathan Kennedy and Dr. Oleg Levin, Concordia University St. Paul, piano faculty Brahms’ Requiem was premiered in 1868 with six movements, marking the first great triumph of his career. The final version of…

WUNDERKINDS – Jacob and Emma Taggart, Pianists

February 12th, 2017 musicseries Sunday, February 12, 2017, 4:00 PM Jacob Taggart, 9 years old, won his first piano award at the age of 6, and at age 7 won the pre-teen division at the MN State Fair as one of the youngest winners in the history of the State Fair Talent Competition. Jacob made his orchestral debut performing…