Category Archives: Concerts

MCA Presents: Valéncia Chorale Debut Concert

Thursday | November 21| 7:00pm
Chapel of Saint Mary of the Angels
1155 W Wabasha |

The Valéncia Chorale is a mixed community choir comprised of singers from the Winona area. Under the direction of Dr. Patrick O’Shea, the Valéncia Chorale explores music of a wide range of periods and genres. The inaugural concert will feature Randall Thompson’s Frostiana, several of Copland’s Old American Songs and Three Scottish Folksongs arranged by Mack Wilberg.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets may be purchased in the MCA office located inside the Valencia Arts Center at 11 64 W. 10th Street or one-hour prior to the performance at Chapel of St. Mary of the Angels. Cash or Check only. Handicapped seating is available. For more information call: 507-453-5500 or email:

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Lift Every Voice Concert

Sunday | November 17 | 3:00-4:30pm Wesley UMC | 114 W Broadway The choir from St. Stanislaus Church will come together with the Choir and the Praise Team of Wesley United Methodist Church, Forget Me Notes,; and Unaccompanied Minors, a young quartet from Galesville to feature great sacred, choral music. The free will offering will… Continue Reading

Leyla McCalla

Saturday | November 16 | 7:30pm Page Theatre | 700 Terrace Heights Leyla McCalla finds inspiration from a variety of sources, whether it is her Haitian heritage, living in New Orleans or dancing at Cajun Mardi Gras. Leyla’s music reflects her eclectic and diverse life experiences, projecting a respect for eloquent simplicity that is… Continue Reading

Aaron David Miller Organ Concert

Sunday | November 10 | 2:00pm Central Lutheran Church | 259 W Wabasha St Aaron David Miller is a renowned organ improviser and composer having won numerous international awards and given concerts across the country. His orchestra works have been performed by such ensembles as the Seattle Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Zurich Symphony, and St.… Continue Reading

Local Women Perform Benefit Concert for Women’s Resource Center

Thursday | November 7 | 7:00-9:00pm Café Congo | First Congregational Church (161 W. Broadway St.) Please join us at Café Congo for a very special event, “Where the Women are Strong”, featuring eight talented, local female musicians ‘playing it forward’ to raise funds for the Women’s Resource Center of Winona in recognition of… Continue Reading

George Gale’s Birthday Celebration

Sunday | November 3 | 3:00pm Old Main | 3rd Floor Auditorium 20869 College Ave | Galesville, WI Dorothy Twesme has given Old Main a rare first edition copy, printed in 1827, of The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French by Sir Walter Scott (a 9-volume set), a copy of which George Gale read… Continue Reading

42nd Annual Honor Band Weekend

Honor Band Festival with WSU Band | Saturday | November 2 | 5:00pm Fall Symphonic Wind Ensemble | Sunday | November 3 | 2:00pm DuFresne Performing Arts Center | WSU Free Admission The 42nd Annual High School Honor Band takes place November 1 and 2 at Winona State University. Students from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa… Continue Reading

Piano Concert with Dr. Christopher Mechell and Twesme gift presentation

Sunday | November 3 | 3:00pm Old Main | 3rd Floor Auditorium 20869 College Ave | Galesville, WI Dr. Christopher Mechell, of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, will give the benefit concert, featuring music from the time-frame of Napoleon and of George Gale. This time-frame relates to the gift of books from Dorothy… Continue Reading

MCA Jazz Combos Performances

Wednesday | October 30 | 6:00pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts 1164 W Howard (10th) St Sunday | November 17 | 5:30pm Wellington’s Pub & Grill | 1429 W Service Dr The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA) jazz combos are busy rehearsing for two upcoming community concerts that are FREE and open to the… Continue Reading