Park Rapids Classic Chorale Concerts

April 30, 2023

The Park Rapids Classic Chorale will present “Life,” a concert of life-themed music, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 and at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 30 at Riverside United Methodist Church in Park Rapids. The 30-voice chorale, under the direction of Dr. Melanie Hanson, will lead listeners on a journey centering us to our daily beat. The audience will enjoy traditional texts as well as music from famous Minnesota composers, Renee Clausen, “All That Hath Life & Breath Praise Ye the Lord!” as well as “Dawn” composed by Crookston, native Dr. Eric William Barnum, grandson of one of the members of the chorale. The program will be rounded out by the bluegrass toe tapper “I’ll Be On My Way” by Shawn Kirchner, pianist/organist/composer-in-residence at the La Verne Church of the Brethren in La Verne, CA. The concert is open to the public with a freewill offering taken at intermission. As always everyone is invited to join the chorale in the social hall for refreshments following the concert. Remember to like us on Facebook @PRClassicChorale.