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MCTC Choirs Present a Spring Choral Concert Friday, May 2

Posted on: March 29th, 2014 by insidemctc No Comments

2014 Spring Choral ConcertThe Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) Music department will will continue its tradition of high-quality spring performances on May 2 with its Spring Choral Concert featuring the MCTC Concert Choir and Vocal Ensemble

The concert, directed by Dr. Elizabeth Pauly and accompanied by Christopher Wolter, will feature the choirs’ characteristic blend of European art music with folk and traditional music from across the globe. Pieces include compositions and arrangements by William Billings, Juan-Tony Guzman, Brian Tate and Kevin Siegfried. Joining the choirs will be guest percussionists Thomas Reimer and Ricardo Bennett.

A reception in the Fine Arts lobby will immediately follow the concert. Light refreshments will be served, and children are welcome. Admission to this concert is free, but the choirs ask that you bring a non-perishable food item, which will benefit MCTC students in need.

  • Friday, May 2, 7:30 p.m.
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College Whitney Fine Arts Theater
  • 1424 Yale Place, Minneapolis
  • Free admission. A non-perishable food shelf donation is suggested.

For more information, contact Liz Pauly at 612-200-5278

It’s Showtime! MCTC Hosts Collage of Spring Shows, Events and Performances

Posted on: March 21st, 2014 by insidemctc No Comments

MCTC Spring ShowsFrom fashion and fine arts to welding, this spring MCTC students, faculty, staff and community will demonstrate their skills in a collage of shows, events and performances.

In celebration of MCTC’s Centennial year, each event is held in recognition of the long history MCTC and its predecessor colleges have in Minneapolis. With roots dating back to 1914 when founder Elizabeth Fish established the Vocational School for Girls, MCTC is proud of its thousands of students, employees, alumni and supporters. This spring, we celebrate how far we’ve come in the last 100 years. It’s showtime!

Events this spring include the tenth annual Sustainability Fair; our Open House, STEM Fair and Skills Rodeo; the Theater department’s spring play Top Girls; a health fair; student and faculty concerts and recitals; and, of course, our award-winning portfolio shows in Apparel, Graphic arts and Photography and Digital Imaging. A comprehensive calendar of events with links for more information can be found here.

Early Winter Choir Concert

Posted on: November 24th, 2010 by insidemctc No Comments

MCTC will present an Early Winter Choir Concert featuring the MCTC Concert Choir and Vocal Ensemble on Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Whitney Fine Arts Theatre.

The concert, directed by Dr. Elizabeth Pauly and accompanied by Christopher Wolter will include compositions and arrangements by Ruth Morris Gray, Michael Praetorious and Alan Naplan, among others. The choirs will be joined by guest artist percussionist Thomas Reimer. Songs will be sung from all over the world. A reception in the Fine Arts lobby will follow immediately after the concert. Light refreshments will be served. Children are welcome. Admission to this concert is free, but the choirs ask that you bring a non-perishable food donation that you may deposit in the marked bins outside the theatre. Food donations will go to the Hennepin County Emergency Food Network.