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Performance Schedule

Spring 2020

2020 Valentine’s Day Dinner

Concert Choir
Friday, February 14, 6:30 p.m. (doors at 6:00 p.m.)
Oyate Hall, Student Center

Join the Morris Concert Choir for the 4th annual Valentine's Day Dinner! Enjoy a delicious, Peruvian-inspired three-course meal and musical performances throughout the evening by student soloists, jazz musicians, and the Concert Choir. All funds raised go directly to choir students performing in Peru in March 2020.

Tickets: $18 per person and may be purchased at www.tickets.umn.edu/Online, 320-589-6077, or at Sarlettes Music in Morris.  

Menu
Garden Salad, Beef Tenderloin with Aji Sauce (served on the side), Chifles (fried plantains), Vegetable Quinoa Pilaf, Chocolate Fudge Cake. Vegetarian option: Stuffed Pepper.

Soul Food Dinner performance

University-Community Chorus
Friday, February 28, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Oyate Hall, Student Center

The Morris University-Community Chorus are the featured musical guests at the annual Soul Food Dinner as part of UMN Morris’s celebration of Black History Month.

Peru Send-Off Concert

Concert Choir
Saturday, March 7, 7:30 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall

The Morris Concert Choir presents its 2020 tour program before departing for a nine-day performance tour of Peru. The concert includes traditional Peruvian choral works, as well as pieces by Michael McGlynn, Hans Hassler, Moira Smiley, Ysaye Barnwell, and René Clausen. The choir will also premiere a new piece, Primavera in Silencio, by Joshua Shank. This evocative, seven-movement piece is focused on environmental stewardship.

Tickets: Adults $5 / Seniors $3 / Students and Children $1

International Women’s Day Concert

University-Community Choir, Jazz Ensemble I, Morris music faculty and students
Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall

The University-Community Choir sings as part of an exciting concert celebrating woman composers.

Free admission/no ticket required

Community Service Concert

University-Community Choir

Tuesday, May 5, 7:00 p.m.

Venue to be announced.

A Silence Haunts Me

Concert Choir
Friday, May 8, 7:30 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall

The Morris Concert Choir presents its final concert of the year. The program includes several pieces marking the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth. Featured pieces include Beethoven’s Birthday Cantata for Prince Lobkovitz, as well as a stunning new work, A Silence Haunts Me, by Jake Runestad. This work is based on Beethoven’s Heiligenstadt Testament, a famous letter written in 1802 reflecting his sadness over his increasing deafness, the contemplation of suicide, and his desire to continue working to fulfill his destiny as an artist.

Tickets: Adults $5 / Seniors $3 / Students and Children $1