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Traveling to Bolivia

10th Festival Internacional de Música Renacentista y Barroca Americana “Misiones de Chiquitos” Next month I will be traveling for the first time to South America,[read on...]

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Isacco’s Back…

Isacco Columbo is a wonderful musician that I met back in Legnano, Italy when The Rose Ensemble was invited to participate in La Fabbrica del[read on...]

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New Rose Ensemble Show & Finale to 15th Anniversary!

I’m excited to bring you this news!  We’ve been in rehearsals for this show, and there are some numbers that will make you tap your[read on...]

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Off to Austin, Mora, Franz Liszt and New Hair!

The Rose Ensemble rehearsals are starting back up today – it’s been 3 weeks and I miss my collegues.  I’m also looking forward to a[read on...]

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The Rose Ensemble Free Concert

The Rose Ensemble is launching its 15th anniversary season this Saturday evening, September 11th, with a free concert and wine reception.  Enjoy a preview of[read on...]

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Workshopping with Ben Bagby

What a treat is in store for the women of The Rose Ensemble.  This week we will be working with one of the most revered[read on...]

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Renaissance Polyphony in Grand Style

ome to one of our four concerts this weekend to hear The Rose Ensemble and London's Voces8 collaborating with some of the great music written[read on...]

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Rose Ensemble takes engaging turn at American folk hymns, carols

Let’s face it: History lessons aren’t always fun. Too often, an artistic event that strives toward historical accuracy leaves you feeling educated but not really[read on...]

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Great Day for Giving, and to Support The Rose Ensemble with matching donations

Thank you for supporting The Rose Ensemble! It’s not every day that an opportunity to benefit non-profits in Minnesota arises, but tomorrow is our opportunity.[read on...]

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The Great Minnesota Rose Ensemble Tour

The Greater Minnesota Rose Ensemble Tour will soon be upon us and I could use your help to make this tour a success.  Since these[read on...]

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Concert Report: Rose Ensemble revisits Francis of Assisi’s life and deeds in a splendid program at St. Stanislaus

In an era accustomed to sensory overload, when stage productions are hard put to compete with the technological wizardry available to film makers, it's refreshing[read on...]

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Il Poverello – the new CD from The Rose Ensemble

A wonderful weekend of concerts celebrating the release of our new CD "Il Poverello: Medieval & Renaissance Music on the life of St. Francis of[read on...]

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Back from Legnano, Italy

I’m back home.  It’s was kind of a bittersweet tour for me this time.  I loved the Festival, seeing old friends and meeting new ones, singing[read on...]

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The Three ‘C’s – Concert, Convent, & Castle…

What an amazing evening.  We weren’t sure at first how things were going to go.  Our bus was due to leave Legnano at 6:30pm, but[read on...]

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Italy & the Choral Marathons

Day 2 began with a quick breakfast at the hotel.. rather decent, actually. It’s buffet style with scrambled eggs, a selection of breads, croissants, pastry,[read on...]

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Back to Legnano, Italy

For an unprecedented return engagement, The Rose Ensemble has been invited back to participate in the “La Fabbrica del Canto”, an international choral festival that[read on...]

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Killeralto on TPT-MN Television

Yes, it's true. I am going to be on television - at least me and my collegues from The Rose Ensemble. It's all part of[read on...]

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Touring, TPT & Concerts

All in the course of one week!  Last weekend I had the pleasure of working with The Rose Ensemble as we did a residency at[read on...]

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500 Candles, 20 Voices and 2 Award Winning Choirs

That’s what we have in store for you on February 27-28, and March 1st.  Join The Rose Ensemble as we welcome our friends, Voces8 from[read on...]

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New Rose Ensemble CD is Out!

And Shaker songs like "Harps of Welcome," "Give Good Gifts" and "Pretty Home" were familiar to these ears from visits to the Pleasant Hill colony[read on...]

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