Notes and Phrases

Recent Posts

July 6, 2017

Get that perfect Lourdes Chapel seat for Christmas at Assisi by being a season ticket holder! $90 for the four concerts:

Speaking Truth to Power (Oct 21 at Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester; Oct 22 at Central Lutheran Church in Winona)

Christmas at Assisi (December 8,9,1...

June 7, 2017

It was indeed a grand night for singing on Peace Plaza for our annual Community Sing, hosted by UM-R CONNECTS. From Petula Clark's "Downtown" to Bette Midler's "Wind Beneath My Wings" we sang our way from the 60s to the 80s, spending most of our time in the groovy 70s....

May 16, 2017

While we are mostly very humbled by the generosity of time and resources the hosts and organizers put in to our summer events - all proceeds support the mission of Choral Arts Ensemble - we are also pretty jazzed about the events themselves. There is something for ever...

May 1, 2017

There's always more to the music besides what we hear.  Behind every composition are stories about people - us - and our relationships with each other and with the universe itself.  With that in mind, we share Rick Kvam's program notes for the upcoming concert.  We loo...

April 24, 2017

 with the sound of music!

Despite there being some technical challenges, we understand lots of hearty singing took place at the Sound of Music Sing-along on Sunday afternoon.  

A big thank you to the CAE soprano section for putting together a fun and unique event and to...

April 4, 2017

Here's the scoop on auditions for our 2017-18 season. 

Scheduled auditions are completed but we will hear interested signers on a case-by-case basis.  Auditions take place at the Choral Arts Ensemble offices on the ground floor of Assisi Heights. Any interested adult si...

March 7, 2017

We leaped right back into our Messiah pts 2 & 3 preparations after our weekend of fun with the high school singers. We are very happy to be welcoming back friends of the ensemble Linh Kaufmann, Hyounsoo Sohn, and John Grau (most recently with us for Bach's B Minor Mass...

March 7, 2017

"That was so fun!" "You have a beautiful voice" "Great job, singers!" Those were some of the remarks overhead in the mass choir assembled at the front of Lourdes Chapel Saturday night at the close of our inaugural high school choral festival, Singing for Life.  The fin...

February 15, 2017

Thank you to all our guests and donors for being part of A Singing Valentine!  The evening was a huge success and you were a vital part of that success. 

Because of the strong support we receive through A Singing Valentine and from our loyal friends throughout the...

February 7, 2017

Here is your chance to preview and even start the bidding on your favorite silent auction items.  You can also get your tickets to the  Lowcountry Boil, the soprano Sound of Music movie singalong, the alto beer tasting and more. However, live auction items can only be...

Please reload

November 12, 2019

Please reload

Archive