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.
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:
Bluegrass & Brews
Bluegrass & Brews at the Summit Ratskeller was a great success! Friends and their guests enjoyed toe-tapping music from the Twin Cities' bluegrass band, the Hacklewrappers, delicious Italian food from Cossetta Alimentari, accompanied by those famous Summit beers.
SPCO Welcome Back Luncheon
The Friends hosted their annual Welcome Back Luncheon for SPCO musicians and staff on September 6th. It's always a great opportunity to get together and kick off the new season. Join the Friends of the SPCO to enjoy this special members-only event!
Friends’ Sponsored Concert
The Friends will be sponsoring the SPCO concert of Saturday, May 19 at the Ordway Concert Hall. Fourzando String Quartet, this year’s Grand Prize winner in the Seventh Annual SPCO Youth Chamber Music Competition, will be performing at 7:30 in the Target Atrium. After the evening’s concert, you’re