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Posted on: November 1, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Veterans Day Concert - Celebrate America

Department of Music

         Press Release

Veterans Day Concert 

Celebrate America! 

A Salute to Our Veterans

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall

The St. Cloud State Wind Ensemble and Men’s Chorus will perform a Veterans Day Concert for the central Minnesota community entitled Celebrate America! A Salute to Our Veterans on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 4 PM in Ritsche Auditorium in Stewart Hall.

This concert features patriotic music for wind band and men’s chorus including combined works spanning the Revolutionary war area through Vietnam. The program includes several patriotic classics and veterans will be recognized with an Armed Forces medley. This program was developed in partnership with the Veterans Resource Center at SCSU. Concert emcee will be the Honorable Dave Kleis, Air Force veteran and Mayor of St. Cloud.

This event is free and appropriate for audiences of all ages and follows the 1PM Veterans Day Parade downtown St. Cloud on St. Germain.

The St. Cloud State Wind Ensemble is a select group of 40 performers, mostly SCSU music majors led by conductor Catharine Bushman. The St. Cloud State Men’s Chorus is an ensemble of 26 members led by conductor Hugh Givens.

Concert parking is available in the 4th Avenue Parking Ramp at 4th Ave and 6th Street on the SCSU campus. Accessible parking is available close to the auditorium if you enter off 6th Street or behind Stewart Hall entering from 8th Street.

For more information please call (320) 308-3223 or email

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