CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THENINTH ANNUAL SPCO YOUTH CHAMBER MUSIC (VIRTUAL) COMPETITION! SENIOR DIVISION First Place and Grand Prize winner: The Rivendell Trio Second Place: Fiati Quintet Third Place: Trio
A Musical Flight
Friends, music food and wine made for a perfect evening at Holman's Table at the historic Saint Paul Downtown Airport on November 11. SPCO horn players James Ferree and Matthew Wilson entertained the sold out crowd with wonderful performances and musical anecdotes . It was a memorable evening!
2019 Welcome Back Luncheon
The Friends hosted the annual Welcome Back Luncheon on Thursday, September 12 at the beautiful Landmark Center in Saint Paul. SPCO musicians, staff and Friends enjoyed an afternoon of great food and great friends!
Friends 2019 Annual Meeting
June 4, 2019 was a day of welcomes and goodbyes at the beautiful Mendakota Country club. with new and retiring board members. Alicia McQuerrey (flute) of the SPCO was presented with the Ultimate Friend Award and Chuck Ullery entertained with "bassoon talk" and a lovely recital. See the photo gallery
A special performance and reception
May 18 was a special night for the Friends! Our sponsored SPCO concert with artistic partner Jonathan Cohen, was preceded by a performance by this year's YCMC Grand Prize winner, the Des Moines Symphony Academy Quartet. The concert was followed by a wine and dessert reception to celebrate the
The 20th Annual Conversation with Books
Over 90 guess enjoyed an afternoon of lively book discussions with our panel of enthusiastic readers from St. Catherine University. It was a perfect afternoon of book talk, refreshments and book sales.
Fashion, Fun and Friends!
Sixty intrepid guests and models braved the spring blizzard of April 11 to celebrate spring in style at the University Club of Saint Paul. After lunch, Kat Menaged of Scarborough Fair of Saint Anthony Park presented a fashion show of beautiful and unique clothing and accessories from her shop.
SPCO Youth Chamber Music Competition
9 groups of talented young musicians took the stage on February 23 for the Finalists Recital of the Eight Annual SPCO YCMC. The level of musicianship and talent made this our most exciting competition ever! To learn about the winners visit: http://thespcm.org/competition See the photo gallery: