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Articles by Hailey Colwell

Century-old Robbinsdale City Band plays notes of the past into the future Article

Just northwest of Minneapolis lies the city of Robbinsdale, home of the Robbinsdale City Band. Over 112 years, it has played through world wars and an unending series of changes. Like the city itself, it has managed to hold onto a timeless community strength while adapting to the times. Watch a 360 video of a recent performance!


Giving Voice Chorus celebrates the power of music and love in new song cycle Article

Giving Voice Chorus began because its founders had parents with Alzheimer's, knew what music could do for memory care and wanted to bring people together. It's now 160 singers strong across the Twin Cities. Relive their recent performance of 'Love Never Forgets,' a song cycle celebrating the power of love and music.


In 'Speechless,' the Moving Company trades words for music Article

The artists behind the Moving Company have been drawn to classical music for a while. That's no more evident than in 'Speechless,' their first production to rely solely on music and movement in place of words.


For Skylark Opera Theatre, smaller is better Article

Skylark Opera Theatre has been around almost 40 years. But in 2016, the company canceled its season following financial trouble. It came back last year with a scaled-down model. The switch seems to be working.