Conductor Directing

Kenneth Freed, Music Director

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  • Date: Sunday, January 13, 2019
    Time: 2:00 pm
    Location: Good Counsel Chapel
    String Quartet
    String Quartet No. 7
    String Quartet op 12, no. 1

    The Mill City String Quartet, based in the Twin Cities, began in 2007. Since then, they have traveled around the state and the country performing for all types of audiences. They frequently collaborate with Kantorei and work with students across Central and Southern Minnesota. They were chosen as Artist-in-Residence through Minnesota Public Radio's Class Notes program, and also have been able to tour and perform for rural communities in Southern Minnesota thanks to a grant from the Mankato Symphony and the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council. 
    Mill City String Quartet consists of members Huldah Niles, Erika Hoogeveen, Valerie Little, and Ruth Marshall

    ***NOTE: This concert was postponed from April 2018 and is not included in the 2018|2019 Music on the Hill season ticket package. We honor previously purchased tickets for this performance, and tickets can be purchased separately. 

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  • Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019
    Time: 3:00 pm
    Location: Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota

    The show is performed on Saturday afternoons at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota. The entire venue and its surroundings are filled with numerous child-friendly activities. Come to the concert an hour early and enjoy free admission to the Children’s Museum. A great way to get the wiggles out before the show! These concerts are created for children and their caregivers. All ages welcome! The performance features musicians, actors, storytelling, and musical activities. Concerts have a runtime of approximately 45 minutes and are performed without intermission

    Time: 3:00 pm
    Location: Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota

    224 Lamm St, Mankato, MN 56001

    Admission: Free. No tickets necessary. Open to the public.

    What is the Family Series?

    Each season, the Mankato Symphony Orchestra gives four shows designed to introduce young children to the delights of classical music. Each show is hosted by an actor in costume and the MSO String Quartet. They are a truly fun experience no matter your age, and it's a great way to get your children interested in music.