• Sundin Music Hall Concerts at Hamline University

    2014-2015 season


    Keyboard Conversations
    Artaria String Quartet
    The Musical Offering
    Special Events
    "Lunch with...." Concerts

    Order Tickets

    To order tickets, or to make a donation to the Friends of Sundin, please email sundinmusichall@hamline.edu or call 651-523-2459 (do not leave credit card information either in the voice mail and or email)

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    Keyboard Conversations® with JeffrEy Siegel

    Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.

    March 17, 2015: “Bach, Beethoven and .....Bartok!” features 2 Chorale preludes by Bach arranged by Busoni, Beethoven’s Sonata in F sharp, Op. 78 and Romanian Dances, Bagatelles and a Rondo by Bartok

    May 19, 2015:  “Grieg and Chopin – Musical Friends” in a program of Ballades, Nocturnes, Norwegian Dances and a Grand Polonaise

    Ticket prices are $28 for individual concerts. Reserved seating.

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    The Artaria String Quartet

    Sundays at 3:00 P.M.
    www.artariaquartet.com

    March 1, 2015:  “Music during War Time” (1940-1950) – composers: William Alwyn, Dmitri Shostakovich and William Walton

    May 10, 2015:  “Reveling in Romanticism” (1880-1890) – composers: Richard Strauss and Antonin Dvorak

    Single tickets are $17 - adults & free to youth, students and current Hamline University staff & students for individual concerts. General admission.

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    The Musical Offering

    Drawn from the talented musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra, the Minnesota Opera, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and others, the TMO takes its audience on a voyage through the exciting territory of chamber music in its many and colorful forms! 

    All Concerts on Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
    www.musicaloffering.org

    February 8, 2015:  Enjoy Mozart? This whole concert is devoted to his music. It’s a Mozartiade, an evening of music and food, much like Mozart and his friends would have done.

    April 26, 2015:  Beethoven’s Quartet for piano and winds, Alban Berg’s 4 pieces for clarinet and piano plus a nonet by Bohuslav Martinu make for a great afternoon of listening.

    Single tickets are $25, except for the Mozartiade which is $50. All concerts free to HU current staff and students except for the Mozartiade. 

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    Special events:

    Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.: Minneapolis Guitar Quartet - Special guest concert

    This world-renowned guitar quartet from right here in Minnesota, has commissioned two new pieces for this concert: one by former member David Crittenden inspired by British Isles folk music (including “Scarborough Fair”) and the other by Ben Abrahamson. It’s flamenco-based and the performance will feature dancer Colette Ilarde in this concert. 

    Adult - $20 / Student - $10/HU - free

     

    South of the Border: Traditions 

    The following concerts in Sundin Hall are each part of week-long residencies in music from Latin America at Hamline University.

    Tickets are available at Sundin Hall Box office and through brownpapertickets.com. Prices are $12 & $8 (seniors & students) and $5 for ACTC faculty, staff and students.

    1. Friday, February 13, 7:00 pre-show talk, 7:30 concert

    Music of Brazil with: Choro Borealis and Batucada do Norte .  Batucada do Norte (Drum Group of the North) performs Afro-Brazilian drumming traditions from NE Brazil and features founding directors, Tim and Pat O’Keefe, highly trained musicians who have been mentored by Jorge Alabe (master samba percussionist from Rio de Janeiro), Dende Macedo (of the Bahian superband Timbalada) and Scott Kettner (the leading American expert on maracatu).

     Choro Borealis performs Brazilian Choro music which blends European and African musical influences yet is native to Rio de Janeiro. .Members include Robert Everest on 7-string guitar, cavaquinho; Pat O'Keefe on Bb Clarinet, bass clarinet & percussion; and Tim O'Keefe on mandolin, cavaquinho & percussion.  Joining them will be guests Tom and Mira Kehoe on keyboards, flute,  & vocals, Patrick Harison, accordion and Laura Harada, violin.

    2. Friday March 13, 7:00 pre-show talk, 7:30 concert

    Mariachi Mi Tierra Minnesota, the oldest mariachi ensemble in the Twin Cities is led by Rosalio Castro who formed the group in the mid-2003s and who has been playing various Mexican styles of music since he was in his teens. The 8-piece group, with members from the Mexican states of Morelos and Puebla, perform on trumpets, violins, guitar, guitarrón and vihuela along with charismatic vocalist Silvia Rendon who is considered “the Folk Voice of Mexico.” In Minnesota, Mariachi Mi Tierra often plays at Mexican weddings, parties, quinceñeras, restaurants, festivals, and at special mariachi masses held at Catholic churches.

     

    Lunch with.... concerts

    These 30 minute lunch time concerts are held on the (usually)first Monday of each month. Free and Open to the Public, starting at noon. If you can't make it to the hall, then join us online for the Sundin Music Hall Stream.   

    February 9, 2015: Baritone George Chu, soprano Deborah Carbaugh and pianist Anton Melnichenko introduce us to some songs by Francis Poulenc

    March 2, 2015:  Pianist Ivan Konev

    April 6, 2015: Violinist Leslie Shank and pianist Susan Billmeyer 

    May 4, 2015: Pianist Denis Evstyuhin

  • PARKING

    Parking is available in the Visitor's Lot in the basement of the Anderson Center (enter on Englewood). This lot is located on the southwest corner of campus.

    Campus map and directions

    During events, you may park in any surface lot.  You may drop off passengers in front of the hall and then proceed to the parking areas.