Past Events

Feb. 24, 2011
Liszt Concert for Organ and Chamber Choir

The College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University music department presents Lisztomania, a special concert to celebrate the 200th birthday of Franz Liszt, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24 in the Saint John's Abbey Church, Collegeville. The concert is free and open to the public.

Feb. 25, 2011
Liszt Concert for Organ and Chamber Choir:

The College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University music department presents Lisztomania, a special concert to celebrate the 200th birthday of Franz Liszt at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at the Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis (Hennepin and 16th Street). A free-will offering will be taken.

March 10 - 20, 2011
SJU Men's Chorus Spring Tour:

The Saint John's University Men's Chorus is the select male voice touring ensemble of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University. The SJU Men's Chorus is directed by Dr. Axel Theimer.  The ensemble will be visiting eleven cities during its spring tour. 

March 21, 2011
SJU Men's Chorus Home Concert:

The Saint John's University Men's Chorus culminiates its spring tour with a concert at 8 p.m. Monday, March 21, at Saint John's University Great Hall.

April 17, 2011
Cathedral of Saint Paul Music Series:

The faculty and alumni of Saint John's University and the College of Saint Benedict will lead solemn evening prayer at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17 at the Cathedral of Saint Paul.  Choral Prelude by Kantorei, Axel Theimer, Conductor. Liturgist, Fr. Anthony Ruff, OSB. Organist, Kim R. Kasling.  

April 29, 2011
Spring Choir/Orchestra Concert with guest St. Martin-in-the-Fields Choir:

Under the direction of Axel Theimer, this concert includes the CSB/SJU Chamber Choir, Men's Chorus, Women's Choir and Amadeus Chamber Symphony.  This concert will feature guests of St. Martin-in-the-Fields choir from London. This concert at 8:15 p.m. Friday, April 29 in the Saint John's Abbey Church, Collegeville. Tickets available at the box office : 320-363-5777. Watch a video of the concert.

June 14 - 28, 2011
National Catholic Youth Choir:

The National Catholic Youth Choir is a liturgically-based choir open to Roman Catholic youth entering 10th-12th grade.  The conductor of the choir is internationally renowned choral clinician Dr. Axel Theimer.  Fr. Anthony Ruff, OSB, a monk of Saint John's abbey, is the founding director of the choir. 

June 20 - 23, 2011
Collegeville Conference on Music, Liturgy & Arts:

The 2011 Collegeville Conference on Music, Liturgy, and the Arts: Implementing the New Missal will address the new texts and music of the revised Roman Missal which are so important for our worship and liturgical expression.

Oct. 23, 2011
Westminster Cathedral Choir Concert -  Saint John's Abbey Church, Collegeville 

Under the direction of the dynamic choral conductor and Master of Music, Martin Baker, Westminster Cathedral Choir is widely recognized as one of the world's great choirs.

 

 

Conferences

March 17 - 20, 2011 LA Religious Education Congress: Anaheim, CA
July 18 - 22, 2011 National Association of Pastoral Musicians: Louisville, KY
July 1 - 6, 2012 American Guild of Organists: Nashville, TN