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Dates: Wed Feb 8 (9pm) - Sat Feb 11 (10:30am)
Location: lobby of Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, Wisconsin

Linda Tutas Haugen's Opera, Pocahontas, to Tour Minnesota

This September the Duluth Festival Opera will perform the opera Pocahontas in a variety of venues across the state of Minnesota. The chamber opera, with a score composed by Linda Tutas Haugen and a libretto written by Joan Vail Thorne, was premiered in 2007 by the Virginia Opera and the Virginia Arts Festival.

The upcoming tour will begin in Duluth, MN on September 22 at 7:30 pm. The tour will continue as follows:

September 28, 1:00 pm, Vermillion College, Ely, MN (Educational Performance with Panel Discussion & Composer Presentation)

Boston Choral Ensemble premieres Timothy C. Takach's "A Depth We Cannot Sound."

As the winner of Boston Choral Ensemble's 2011 Annual Commission Competition, Takach wrote a new piece to a poem by MN poet James Togeas. The result is a stunning, 6-minute work for SATB chorus, marimba, vibraphone, and tom.

From BCE's website:

Minnesota Boychoir to premiere four new pieces by Timothy C. Takach

Composer Timothy C. Takach and poet Julia Klatt Singer have created four new pieces for the MN Boychoir. Through a collaborative program between the American Composers Forum, Children's Hospital of Minneapolis and St. Paul, and the Minnesota Boychoir, Julia and Timothy have taken the words and stories of patients at the hospital and turned them into music. "Paper Cranes," Twenty Questions," "Before We Get Dusty" and "Where Beauty Comes From" feature each of the three choirs at the Minnesota Boychoir, and also a mass choir at the end.

Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m.
Spring Concert

Cantus performs works by Timothy C. Takach at upcoming concerts

In their program "That Eternal Day," Cantus will include two of Timothy C. Takach's pieces in it's program. The first, "What I Have Done," is a mash-up arrangement of "Amazing Grace" and "House of the Rising Sun" that tells the journey from sin to redemption. The second is a riveting new arrangement of "Keep Your Lamps" for men's voices.

Friday, March 18, 2011, 10:30am
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Friday, March 18, 2011, 7:30pm
Sundin Music Hall, Hamline University, St Paul, MN

Sunday, March 20, 2011, 3:00pm

Mahtomedi High School Women's Choir to Perform Anne Frank: A Living Voice by Linda Tutas Haugen

The Mahtomedi's High School Choirs' upcoming concert will feature Linda Tutas Haugen's work for treble choir and string quartet, Anne Frank: A Living Voice. The work will be performed by the school's women's choir. The concert will be held on Thursday, March 24th at 8:00 p.m. at the Chautauqua Fine Arts Center, Mahtomedi High School, 1520 Mahtomedi Avenue, Mahtomedi, MN.

For more information about Anne Frank: A Living Voice, please visit

Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra to Perform The Fable of Old Turtle by Linda Tutas Haugen

The Fable of Old Turtle, a work for orchestra, Native American flute, and narrator, will be performed on the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra's upcoming concert: Keith Bear and the New World Symphony. The concert will feature Mandan-Hidatsa storyteller and flutist Keith Bear. Bear will play the Native American flute on The Fable of Old Turtle, and the work will be narrated by Linda Tutas Haugen. The concert will also include traditional Mandan and Hidatsa songs as well as excerpts from Dvorak's Symphony No. 9. The Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Beverly Everett.

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Time: Wed Mar 9 (noon) - Sat March 12 (1pm)
Location: The Hilton on Madison Ave, Chicago, IL
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Fantastic music from our composer-publishers:

Elizabeth Alexander (Seafarer Press)
Abbie Betinis           (The Music of Abbie Betinis)
Graphite Publishing (incl. Ola Gjeilo, Paul Ayres, and Matthew Culloton)

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