The 2021 Annual Meeting was held June 1 via Zoom. We elected a new Director Emerita, Karen Larsen; honored Ultimate Friend Donna Ahrens; and welcomed three new Friends Par Excellence: The Musicians of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Staff of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Clea Galhano of
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
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!
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!
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
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.
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:
Over 60 guests enjoyed an evening of music, wine and art at the newly renovated Minnesota Museum of American Art (the M) on February 11. A fun presentation by SPCO musicians Alicia McQueerey (flute) and Lynn Erickson (trumpet) was followed by a museum tour led by Kristin Makholm, Executive