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Wayzata Community Church

125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States

September 2015

Open Auditions for Violin, Viola, Cello and all subs

September 12, 2015 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 am
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Would you like to be a WSO Member? Open auditions for violin, viola, cello, and substitutes for all instruments will be on September 12, 2015 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at Wayzata Community Church. Click here for details and repertoire list for violin, viola and cello. Repertoire for other instruments provided upon request. Most parts are public domain and available at IMPSLP.org (CLICK HERE). We'd love to see you there!

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October 2015

Pre-Concert Talk with Karim Elmahmoudi

October 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Orbit: A Symphonic Fantasy. Pre-concert talk with composer Karim Elmahmoudi from 2:00 - 2:30 pm. Concert begins at 3:00pm.

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June 2016

2016-17 Open Auditions June

June 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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July 2016

2016-17 Season

July 9, 2016 @ 3:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Hello Friends of the WSO! We will announce the details for our upcoming season in early July 2016. Please save these dates! September 10-11, 2016: Outdoor performances at James J. Hill Days in Wayzata September 18, 2016: Wayzata Community Church Sunday Morning Celebration October 16, 2016: Concert at Wayzata Community Church at 3:00 November 20, 2016: Concert at Wayzata Community Church at 3:00 February 19, 2017: Concert at Wayzata Community Church at 3:00 February 26, 2017: Concert at Orchestra Hall…

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September 2016

2016-2017 Open Auditions September

September 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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WSO plays at Wayzata Community Church

September 18, 2016 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 am
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Free

Join the WSO as they play for services at Wayzata Community Church on Sunday, September 18. Services at 9:00am and 10:45am.    

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October 2016

Wind Wizards

October 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Free

Guest Artist: Joseph Peters, Principal Oboe, MN Orchestra. Guest Artist: David Hull, Balloon, Funk Noîse Program: Gabrielli: Magnificat for 8 Voices Beethoven: Piano Sonata #14 in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight" Mozart: Serenade #11 in E flat Major K. 375 Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C Major K. 314 Dvorak: Symphony #8 in G Major Op. 88   Free. No ticket required. Donations gratefully accepted. Join us for a reception following the concert. This activity is made possible by the…

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November 2016

Pairings

November 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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https://youtu.be/91nHopgz3UU Guest Artist: Anthony Ross, Principal Cello, MN Orchestra. Program:  Verdi: La forza del destino Overture World Premiere! Jordan Cox: A Poem for Autumn; inspired by Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen) Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto #1 in A minor Free. No ticket required. Donations gratefully accepted. Join us for a reception following the concert. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to the legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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February 2017

Brahms Requiem (WCC)

February 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Free

  Guest Artists: Two Rivers Chorale, Tim Sawyer, Director. Edina Chorale, Tom Paulson, Director. Tracey Engelman, Soprano. Thomas Glass, Baritone.   Program: Johannes Brahms: Requiem Free. No ticket required. Donations gratefully accepted. Please join us for a reception following the concert.       This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to the legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.      

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March 2017

WSO performs with the Wayzata Community Church Chancel Choir

March 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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The WSO will perform with the WCC Chancel Choir on Sunday, March 19, 2017 Program: Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem Free. No ticket required.      

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April 2017

The Planets (WCC)

April 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Free

Program: Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op. 32 Each of the seven movements in this suite is named after a planet in the Solar System and its corresponding astrological character as defined by Holst. Guest Speaker: Dave Falkner, MN Astronomical Society.     Free. No ticket required. Donations gratefully accepted. Please join us for a reception following the concert. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to the legislative appropriation from…

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October 2017

Erin and Tony Play Brahms

October 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Program: (All Johannes Brahms): Hungarian Dance No. 6, Academic Festival Overture Op. 80, Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor Op. 102. Guest Artists: Erin Keefe, Concertmaster, MN Orch. Anthony Ross, Principal Cello, MN Orch. Free, no ticket required. Donations gratefully accepted. Join us for a reception to meet the musicians following the concert.

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November 2017

Water Music

November 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Special Guest: Ann Bancroft, Arctic Explorer, will be our guest as we play music inspired by water. Guest Artists: Fernando Meza, Percussion. Benjamin Sieverding, Bass Vocalist. Program: Handel: Water Music Suite Mussorgsky: Dawn on Moscow River Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 Op. 68 in F Major Water Improvisation, inspired by Tan Dun's Water Concerto Jerome Kern: Ol' Man River Eric Whitacre: Water Night, featuring orchestra students from Minnetonka High School Johann Strauss Jr: On The Beautiful Danube Op. 314 Free, no ticket…

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January 2018

Wayzata Community Church Martin Luther King Day Celebration

January 14 @ 3:00 am - 6:00 am
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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The WSO will perform at Wayzata Community Church as part of their regular Sunday services on January 14, 2018 to celebrate Martin Luther King Day. Services are at 9:00 and 10:45. Visit the church's website for more information as it becomes available.  

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February 2018

Music Without Borders

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Program: Arturo Marquez: Danzon No. 2, Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 18 in c minor, Alexander Borodin: Polovtsian Dances (from Prince Igor) Guest Artist: Andrew Staupe, Piano This special concert highlights the universal language of music that transcends all barriers and draws us together. Free, no ticket required. Donations gratefully accepted. Please join us for a reception following the concert to meet the musicians.

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April 2018

Shostakovich! (WCC)

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Program: Dmitri Shostakovich: Festive Overture, Symphony #5 Op 47 in d minor. Why are we so obsessed with Dmitri Shostakovich? A brilliant composer, an isolated figure, working under one of the 20th century's most terrifying dictatorships, his music is emotional, controversial and misunderstood. Join the WSO as they attempt to illuminate the back story of these two compositions through musical examples - some suggesting hidden messages. Free, no ticket required. Donations gratefully accepted. Please join us for a reception following…

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May 2018

Wayzata Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition

May 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Join us on Sunday, May 20 at 1:00 pm to hear five WSO Members audition in the WSO Concerto Competition. The winner will be featured in a concert during our 2018-19 season. This event is free and open to the public. Judges: Rebecca Corruccini, read bio John Miller, read bio Manny Laureano, read bio Program: CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS: Concerto No. 3 in b minor, Op. 61 I Allegro non Troppo Karin Valdizan, violin Jodi Richert, piano FERDINAND DAVID: Concertino in Eb, Op. 4…

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September 2018

WSO Member Auditions

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Would you like to be a Member of the WSO? Save the date! Auditions will be held on Sunday, September 9 from 12-3.  For more information - visit our auditions page.   

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October 2018

Happy Birthday, WSO!

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Program:  Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man, Michael Gilbertson: Trumpet Concerto, Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in c minor, Op. 67, Beethoven: Ode to Joy from Symphony No. 9. Guest Artist: Manny Laureano, Trumpet. Free, no ticket required. Donations gratefully accepted. Please join us for a reception following the concert to meet the musicians. The 2018-19 WSO concert season is funded, in part, by an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.

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November 2018

Minnesota’s Own

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States
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Program: Steve Heitzeg: While We Breathe, We Hope (Fanfare for the Obamas), Tommaso Vitali: Chaccone in g minor, Linda Haugen: Transformations of Darkness and Light*. Featuring:  WSO Concerto Competition Winner: Marion Judish, Violin. Narrators: Harry Waters Jr. and Greta Oglesby. Free, no ticket required. Donations gratefully accepted. Please join us for a reception following the concert to meet the musicians. *Commissioned by the National Kidney Foundation, Transformations of Darkness and Light was written to commemorate 50 years of organ transplantation.…

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