Category Archives: Concerts

Saint Mary’s Jazz Ensembles

Friday | September 29 | 7:30pm
Page Theatre | Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Campus

Manteca, In Walked Bud, Afro Blue … not familiar tunes?

Join the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo 1 as they explore the amazing legacies of Dizzy, Monk, and Mongo. The ever-popular Family Weekend concert will once again be held in Page Theatre with plenty of seats for all! Tickets available at or by calling 507‑457‑1715.

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Saint Mary’s Choirs and Concert Band

Saturday | September 30 | 2:00pm Page Theatre | Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Campus A family-friendly concert for Family Weekend! Saint Mary’s Choirs and Concert Band perform, with repertoire including a Gustav Holst’s Suite #2 for Band as well as two selections from the video game world: Baba Yetu (Civilization IV) and a medley… Continue Reading

Winona Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert

Saturday | October 7 | 7:30pm Harriet Johnson Auditorium | Somsem Hall Winona State University Join us for the Winona Symphony Orchestra’s 2017 Fall Concert! Music Director Dr. Donald Lovejoy will give a pre-concert talk at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15 for adults and $6 for college students. The Symphony offers FREE admission to high… Continue Reading

Café Congo presents “Summer Winds”

Tuesday | August 22 | 7:00pm First Congregational Church of Winona 161 W. Broadway St. | Johnson St. Entrance Free Admission Join us for a “last blast of summer” evening with beautiful woodwind music featuring some of Winona’s best known wind instrumentalists: Flutistry Trio (Janet Heukeshoven, Heidi Bryant & Amanda Wenzel) and Clarinotables (Frank &… Continue Reading

Swing, Inc. Plays the Classics from the Swing Era

Tuesday | June 13 | 7:00pm Peace Plaza | Downtown Rochester Swing, Inc. has been performing throughout the southeastern Minnesota region for nearly 20 years. They are currently in their seventh year of performing swing, ballads and Latin dance selections at Signatures Restaurant in Winona. The quintet is made up of some of the best… Continue Reading

Ohio River Blues

Friday | May 19 | 7:30 – 8:30pm Minnesota Marine Arts Museum An evening of songs and poems inspired by the hard-scrabble life of sharecroppers and factory workers in the Ohio River Valley during the Great Depression and the Second World War. Jim Armstrong has taken the story of his grandfather and put it to… Continue Reading

Fifth Annual Community Organ Concert

Sunday | May 21 | 3pm – 4:30pm | Central Lutheran Church | 259 W Wabasha St Come enjoy an afternoon of music featuring the King of Instruments for the Fifth Annual Community Organ Concert. Performers include Winona organists Erik Floan, Larry Finke, Eric Heukeshoven; Janet Heukeshoven on flute; and special guests John Varona of… Continue Reading

Bella Voce

The Winona Arts Center is pleased to present Bella Voce on Saturday, May 6, at 7pm. Bella Voce, unaccompanied voices from La Crosse, sings music from the Renaissance. There will be Madrigals and Motets from the 16th and17th centuries by such composers as Dowland, Gibbons, Lassus, Morley, Palestrina, Tallis, Victoria and Wilbye. The singers are… Continue Reading

Under Paris Skies

Friday | April 7 | 7:00-9:00pm Winona Arts Center | 228 E 5th St | Winona, MN Under Paris Skies plays music inspired by the cabarets and cafés of 1930’s Paris. Repertoire includes gypsy jazz, French waltzes, as well as tangos, boleros and bossas – romantic charm with swing! “The instrumental voicings of Under Paris… Continue Reading

Jazz at Café Congo

Tuesday | March 28 | 7:00pm SMU Jazz Combo No. 1 directed by Eric Heukeshoven Wabasha-Kellogg HS Vocal Jazz Ensemble directed by Dean Gunnarson Monday | April 10 | 7:00pm WSU Modern Jazz Combo directed by Rich MacDonald WSU Bopaganda! directed by Larry Price Free music and refreshments. (No preaching. Just great jazz!) Café Congo… Continue Reading