Past Events

Unstoppable

August 20th, 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…

Gospel Truth

August 20th, 2017 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…

Sonic Splendor

August 20th, 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…

UNPARALLELED – Anthony Ross and Friends (musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra)

August 23rd, 2016 musicseries Sunday, November 13, 2016, 4:00 PM Anthony Ross and Friends (musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra) with Erin Keefe, Susie Park, violinists; Sabina Thatcher, Garet Zehngut, violists; Anthony Ross and Beth Rapier, cellists. A unique opportunity to hear the glorious string sextets of Johannes Brahms performed by Anthony Ross, Beth Rapier and stars from the Minnesota…

SWING! – Pasadena Roof Orchestra

August 22nd, 2016 musicseries Sunday, October 16, 2016, 4:00 PM  Get up and dance! Relive the sparkling days of the 1920’s speakeasy, when Prohibition-era empires flourished along the Atlantic City boardwalk, and the erudite traditions of the English country manor succumbed to a joyous new musical sound. The Great War has ended and the celebration has begun with some…

WUNDERKINDS – Jacob and Emma Taggart, Pianists

August 21st, 2016 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…

TRIUMPH – Bethlehem Senior Choir performing Brahms’ Requiem

August 20th, 2016 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…

HOPE – CANTUS

August 19th, 2016 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…

Organic Beauty- Ken Cowan

April 20th, 2016 musicseries Ken Cowan, Concert Organist April 10, 2016 - 4:00 PM Pre-concert Conversations at 3:30 pm Come help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bethlehem’s 55 rank Casavant Organ. You will witness, via wide screen projection, the technical mastery, expressivity, musicality and sheer brilliance of Ken Cowan - one of the most outstanding young organists on the…