Music

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2022-2023

Orchestra 
Sunday, October 16, 1:00 p.m., Escher Auditorium

Jazz Ensemble and Combo
Sunday, October 16, 4:00 p.m., Gorecki Theater

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
Wednesday, October 19, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium

Family Weekend Choral Showcase
featuring
Chamber Choir, Men's Chorus, and Women's Choir
Friday, October 21, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium 

Fascinatin' Rhythms, an Opera Workshop Production*
Thursday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 28, 7:30 p.m.
Colman Theater, Benedicta Art Center (CSB)

Shake off the dust and gloom from the past two years and join us for this year’s Opera Workshop production of upbeat tunes and dances from early Broadway. Selections include “It’s Delovely”, “Ain’t Misbehavin”, “I Got Rhythm” and “It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing”. Music and Theater students will delight your senses with their vocal crooning and red hot dancing. So grab your hat and get your coat, and join us on the Sunny Side of the Street!

tickets $5 per person - to purchase tickets click here

Faculty Recital - The Great Pumpkin Concert
featuring
Fr. Robert Koopmann and guests
Friday, October 28, 9:00 p.m., Abbey Church

Fascinatin' Rhythms, an Opera Workshop Production*
Saturday, October 29, 7:30 p.m. 
Sunday, October 30, 2:00 p.m.
Colman Theater, Benedicta Art Center (CSB)

Shake off the dust and gloom from the past two years and join us for this year’s Opera Workshop production of upbeat tunes and dances from early Broadway. Selections include “It’s Delovely”, “Ain’t Misbehavin”, “I Got Rhythm” and “It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing”. Music and Theater students will delight your senses with their vocal crooning and red hot dancing. So grab your hat and get your coat, and join us on the Sunny Side of the Street!

tickets $5 per person - to purchase tickets click here

Guest Performance featuring Organist Greg Zelek
Sunday, November 4, 8:00 p.m., Abbey Church

Percussion Ensemble 
Monday, November 21, 6: 00 p.m., Escher Auditorium

Wind, Brass, String Chamber Ensembles
Monday, November 21, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium 

Christmas with Saint Ben's and Saint John's*
Saturday, December 3, 7:30 p.m., Abbey Church
*Purchase tickets here*

Jazz Ensemble and Combo
Tuesday, December 6, 7:30 p.m., Brother Willies Pub (SJU)

Orchestra
Sunday, December 11, 1:00 p.m., Escher Auditorium

All-College Choir
Sunday, December 11, 4:00 p.m., Great Hall (SJU)

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
Monday, December 12, 7:30 p.m., Escher Auditorium 

* Ticketed Event

Music Exploration Day

The CSB/SJU Music Department invites high school students with a passion for music (Major, Minor, & Non-majors!) to attend our Music Exploration Day. 

Friday, April 21, 2023
To view video recordings of our ensembles, please visit our Music Department YouTube Channel!
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Notes:
  • *Performances noted with an asterisk are ticketed events.
  • Tickets can be purchased through the Box Office at 320-363-5777.
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Dr. Amy Grinsteiner
Chair, Music Department

CSB BAC A119
320-363-5717

SJU Music 106
320-363-3375

Kelly Brueske
Coordinator, Music Department

CSB BAC A116
320-363-5796

SJU Music 110
320-363-3371