Category Archives: Concerts

MCA Music Division Winter Concert

Friday | December 8th | 6:00-7:00pm
Academy Theatre | Valencia Arts Center
1164 W. 10th Street | Winona

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Music Division invites the community to a Winter Concert. The concert will showcase MCA private lesson students of all ages who study a variety of instruments. Admission is free-will donation. All donations will support future programming and the MCA scholarship fund. MCA is committed to making the arts accessible to all community members.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

For more information, visit or call: 507-453-5500 or email:

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Winona Musicians Play for Puerto Rico

Sunday | October 29 | 1pm – 5pm Signature’s Restaurant Musicians from the Southeastern Minnesota area are teaming up with the Signatures Restaurant October 29, 2017 to perform a benefit for victims of hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Four groups will perform throughout the afternoon and all will be donating their time and talents. The event… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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