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Tornstrom Auditorium

804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States

July 2015

Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Community Concert

July 26, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival kicks off with the Annual Community Concert featuring talents from the Brainerd Lakes Area. View the full 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival Schedule of Events. All Lakes Area Music Festival Events are Free of Charge View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Open Rehearsal w/violinist Chloe Fedor

July 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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1:00 p.m. - Discussion 1:30 p.m. - Rehearsal View the full 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival Schedule of Events. All Lakes Area Music Festival Events are Free of Charge View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Pre-Concert Lecture: Tanya Gabrielian

July 29, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Gypsy Airs

July 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Open Rehearsal w/pianist magician Igor Lipinski

July 31, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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1:00 p.m. - Discussion 1:30 p.m. - Rehearsal View the full 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival Schedule of Events. All Lakes Area Music Festival Events are Free of Charge View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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August 2015

Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Master Class Series #1

August 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Symphonic Magic

August 2, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Pre-Concert Lecture: Gregory DeTurck

August 5, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Idyllic Settings

August 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Open Rehearsal w/soprano Amanda Kingston

August 6, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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1:00 p.m. - Discussion 1:30 p.m. - Rehearsal View the full 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival Schedule of Events. All Lakes Area Music Festival Events are Free of Charge View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Master Class Series #2

August 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Pre-Concert Interview: Leah Arington & Steve Staruch (MPR)

August 8, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – La Bohème

August 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Pre-Concert Interview: Leah Arington & Steve Staruch (MPR)

August 9, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – La Bohème

August 9, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Open Rehearsal w/ violinist Samantha Rodriguez

August 10, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Pre-Concert Lecture: Andrew Altenbach

August 12, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Musical Translations

August 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Open Rehearsal w/percussionist Kevin Watkins

August 13, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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1:00 p.m. - Discussion 1:30 p.m. - Rehearsal View the full 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival Schedule of Events. All Lakes Area Music Festival Events are Free of Charge View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Master Class Series #3

August 15, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Pre-Concert Lecture: Andrew Altenbach

August 15, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival kicks off with the Annual Community Concert featuring talents from the Brainerd Lakes Area. View the full 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival Schedule of Events. All Lakes Area Music Festival Events are Free of Charge View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Death & Transfiguration

August 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival kicks off with the Annual Community Concert featuring talents from the Brainerd Lakes Area. View the full 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival Schedule of Events. All Lakes Area Music Festival Events are Free of Charge View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Death & Transfiguration

August 16, 2015 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival kicks off with the Annual Community Concert featuring talents from the Brainerd Lakes Area. View the full 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival Schedule of Events. All Lakes Area Music Festival Events are Free of Charge View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2015 – Pre-Concert Lecture: Andrew Altenbach

August 16, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival kicks off with the Annual Community Concert featuring talents from the Brainerd Lakes Area. View the full 7th Annual Lakes Area Music Festival Schedule of Events. All Lakes Area Music Festival Events are Free of Charge View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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May 2016

Takin’ It To The Limit: Tribute to the Eagles

May 6, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Back by popular demand, The Fabulous Armadillos & Collective Unconscious come together for a tribute concert celebrating the music of the Eagles. TICKETS: $25 ADULT $18 UNDER 18 View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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July 2016

Lakes Area Music Festival Community Concert

July 31, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Come join us for a concert that features talented musicians of the Lakes Area. Free admission! View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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August 2016

Lakes Area Music Festival presents Bedtime Stories

August 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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A pre-concert performance by our young Explore Music! Alexander Pena, Explore Music! Director said, "I get such a thrill from first working to ignite artistic passion among our students over the course of the week, and later once they return to our Family Concert to watch me perform on the viola as part of the orchestra – how rare an opportunity for a child to feel a direct connection to what is happening on stage!" Listen as Marlene Pauley, conducts:…

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Lakes Area Music Festival Presnets “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

August 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM A pre-concert interview will take place 30 minutes before each performance. John Taylor Ward, Artistic Director, said, "The Lakes Area Music Festival’s opera productions give the nation’s top emerging talents a chance to sink their teeth into the great roles of the operatic repertoire. Our team of singers and instrumentalists works together with an all-star production team to bring the unique magic of opera to the Lakes Area." Music by Benjamin Britten Libretto adapted by Benjamin…

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Lakes Area Music Festival Presnets “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

August 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM A pre-concert interview will take place 30 minutes before each performance. John Taylor Ward, Artistic Director, said, "The Lakes Area Music Festival’s opera productions give the nation’s top emerging talents a chance to sink their teeth into the great roles of the operatic repertoire. Our team of singers and instrumentalists works together with an all-star production team to bring the unique magic of opera to the Lakes Area." Music by Benjamin Britten Libretto adapted by Benjamin…

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Lakes Area Music Festival prresents “Daydreams”

August 17, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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A pre-concert lecture will take place 30 minutes before the performance DAYDREAMS Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Collaboration with the St. Paul Ballet Richard Strauss: Concerto for Oboe and Small Orchestra Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished” ABOUT THE ST PAUL BALLET Since 1997, St Paul Ballet (SPB) has built the foundation of an organization which is poised to grow exponentially into a leading dance company in the Twin Cities.  SPB maintains a repertoire of classical, neo-classical…

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Lakes Area Music Festival Pressents Nightmare and Victory

August 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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A pre-concert lecture will take place 30 minutes before each performance. NIGHTMARE AND VICTORY Christian Reif, conductor Camille Staint-Saens: Danse macabre Sergei Prokofiev: Panio Concerto No. 1 Dimitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 AFTERGLOW Immediately following Saturday’s performance a Cash bar and complimentary appetizers at Prairie Bay, 15115 Edgewood Dr. N. Baxter, MN  56425 View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival Pressents Nightmare and Victory

August 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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A pre-concert lecture will take place 30 minutes before each performance. NIGHTMARE AND VICTORY Christian Reif, conductor Camille Staint-Saens: Danse macabre Sergei Prokofiev: Panio Concerto No. 1 Dimitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 AFTERGLOW Immediately following Saturday’s performance a Cash bar and complimentary appetizers at Prairie Bay, 15115 Edgewood Dr. N. Baxter, MN  56425 View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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October 2016

Miss Brainerd Lakes United States Pageant

October 8, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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$15.00

An official preliminary to the Miss Minnesota Scholarship Pageant, and then on to the Miss America Scholarship Pageant, the Miss Brainerd Lakes/Miss Central Lakes Organization has a rich history of empowering young women to achieve their dreams and goals. The Miss Brainerd Lakes Scholarship Program, Inc. is a Minnesota non-profit corporation that awards thousands of dollars of scholarships each year to our local young women who compete for the titles of Miss Brainerd Lakes, Miss Central Lakes, and Miss Brainerd…

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November 2016

The American Boychoir Performs at Tornstrom Auditorium

November 6, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Recognized as one of the finest ensembles in the country, The American Boychoir will perform for the first time as part of the Cultural Arts Series.  Touring frequently at home and abroad as preeminent ambassadors, The American Boychoir spreads messages of beauty and hope through outstanding musical achievement. $12 Adults $6 Under 18 years View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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December 2016

Tonic Sôl Fa – I Still Believe Holiday Show

December 10, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Tonic Sôl Fa has established itself not only as the most in-demand vocal group in the Midwest, but also one of the most successful independent acts in America. The new chapter in the evolution of Tonic Sôl Fa continues. This Christmas, the Emmy-award winning a cappella group brings their renowned stage show to Brainerd. Enjoy an evening of innovative vocal stylings and holiday cheer! Reserved Seating $20 Adults $16 Under 18 years 218-855-8199, for ticket information View more Brainerd MN Events &…

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January 2017

BAY Rally #66

January 24, 2017 - January 25, 2017
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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BAY Rally is geared towards Jr and Sr High students. We have live music, a speaker, and interactive videos. We are excited about our current season of BAY Rallies for the 2016-2017 school year.  Our theme this year is “MegaPixel; One million reasons”.    Our theme verse is 1 Peter 3:15 (NIV)  “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that…

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March 2017

BAY Family Rally feat. comedian Daren

March 24, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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More live music, interactive video, drama & laughter than any other fund-raiser you've ever attended! $5/person $18/Family View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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April 2017

BAY Rally #67

April 26, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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BAY Rally is geared towards Jr and Sr High students. We have live music, a speaker, and interactive videos. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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June 2017

Mrs. Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant

June 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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February 2018

I Am He Said – Neil Diamond Celebration

February 2, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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"This is not a tribute show. This is a celebration of an amazing musical icon, one we all love and respect." - Tommy Vee Veteran Midwest musicians Matt Vee along with Jeff Vee, Tommy Vee, Julie Holm-Velline, Kurt Rodman, Boyd Lee, Jeff Engholm, and Tom Bard have recreated the sounds and energy of Neil Diamond live in concert. I Am, He Said A Celebration of the Music of Neil Diamond Tickets: $25 Adult/$18 Under 18 Service fees apply to online purchases.…

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March 2018

2018 Minnesota United States Pageants

March 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Join us as we crown our 2018 Minnesota United States titleholders, in the Jr Teen, Teen, Miss, Ms, Ms Woman and Mrs Divisions. Delegates will compete in Interview, On Stage Question, Swimsuit and Evening Gown Competitions. Winning Queens will go on to represent Minnesota, in the 2018 United States Pageants, this summer, in Orlando, Florida. Tickets are $45 for VIP Seating or $35 for General Seating and are available , for cash only, at the door, the evening of the…

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Little Miss & Pre Teen Minnesota United States Pageant

March 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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$20

Little Miss and Pre Teen Minnesota United States Pageant is a preliminary competition to the Little Miss and Pre Teen United States Pageant. Join us as we crown our 2018 titleholders in the Baby Miss, Toddler Miss, Mini Miss, Petite Miss, Little Miss and Pre Teen Divisions. Little Miss and Pre Teen Divisions will advance to the national pageant. Tickets are $20 for the event and will be available, for cash only, at the door. Doors open at 12:30 PM.…

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June 2018

Lakes Area Music Festival – Pre-Concert Interview: MPR/Altenbach/Hudson

June 21, 2018 @ 3:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Interview with conductor Andrew Altenbach and stage director JJ Hudson, led by a host from Minnesota Public Radio. Prior to most LAMF performances a pre-concert lecture is given to give our audience an inside scoop about the history of the music and composers that will be heard during the concert. Each lecture takes place in Tornstrom Auditorium and begins 30 minutes prior to the performance. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Masterclass

June 21, 2018 @ 3:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Do you ever wonder what it takes for the musicians you see on stage to gain the virtuosic proficiency to perform a difficult violin concerto, a brilliant opera aria, or a beautiful orchestral oboe solo? Ask any musician and you’ll probably hear one answer: PRACTICE! But there’s more to it than that. Most of our musicians participated in school programs, attended summer music camps, and went on to study at prestigious music conservatories around the world- solely for the opportunity…

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Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant 2018

June 22, 2018 - June 23, 2018
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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July 2018

Lakes Area Music Festival – Community Concert

July 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Since our first season, the Lakes Area Music Festival has been the product of a united community, enabled through volunteerism, financial support, and an extraordinary appreciation for the Arts. Each year we also celebrate the tremendous talents of our local musicians, and this year’s Community Showcase will again feature many of the individuals and ensembles which keep the music alive year round in the Lakes Area! View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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August 2018

Lakes Area Music Festival – Carnival of the Animals

August 5, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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A special performance is presented each year just for youth and their families. This season's concert will feature the captivating power of music and storytelling by a chamber orchestra of professional musicians led by Marlene Pauley. The whole family will be blown away by Camille Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals and Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, hilariously narrated by Jeff Andrews.  Both works offer cartoonish depictions of all sorts of beasts, and Peter and The Wolf spins a spellbinding…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Open Rehearsal Discussion: Timothy Lovelace, Piano

August 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The Lakes Area Music Festival (LAMF) was established during the summer of 2009 when co-founding Artistic & Executive Director Scott Lykins returned to his hometown of Brainerd, Minnesota with four colleagues from the Eastman School of Music (Rochester, New York). In an effort to create an outlet for their musical gifts, these musicians put on six free concerts, and enlisted members of the Minnesota and St. Paul Chamber Orchestras to participate. Each concert drew successively larger audiences, which encouraged the…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Cafe Music

August 8, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The Lakes Area Music Festival (LAMF) was established during the summer of 2009 when co-founding Artistic & Executive Director Scott Lykins returned to his hometown of Brainerd, Minnesota with four colleagues from the Eastman School of Music (Rochester, New York). In an effort to create an outlet for their musical gifts, these musicians put on six free concerts, and enlisted members of the Minnesota and St. Paul Chamber Orchestras to participate. Each concert drew successively larger audiences, which encouraged the…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Masterclass

August 11, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Do you ever wonder what it takes for the musicians you see on stage to gain the virtuosic proficiency to perform a difficult violin concerto, a brilliant opera aria, or a beautiful orchestral oboe solo? Ask any musician and you’ll probably hear one answer: PRACTICE! But there’s more to it than that. Most of our musicians participated in school programs, attended summer music camps, and went on to study at prestigious music conservatories around the world- solely for the opportunity…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Pre-Concert Lecture: Scott Lykins

August 11, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Prior to most LAMF performances a pre-concert lecture is given to give our audience an inside scoop about the history of the music and composers that will be heard during the concert. Each lecture takes place in Tornstrom Auditorium and begins 30 minutes prior to the performance. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Apalacian Spring

August 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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In conjunction with the St Paul Ballet, The Lakes Area Music Festival will present the greatest American ballet of the 20th century – Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. Samual Barber’s sensual Violin Concerto and Copland’s arrangements of traditional American songs will round out this celebration of the wide open spaces of the American Landscape. “Barber’s Violin Concerto is a work that resonates with performers and audiences alike because of its soaring lines for the solo violin, the rich orchestral textures, and…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Pre-Concert Lecture: Scott Lykins

August 12, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Prior to most LAMF performances a pre-concert lecture is given to give our audience an inside scoop about the history of the music and composers that will be heard during the concert. Each lecture takes place in Tornstrom Auditorium and begins 30 minutes prior to the performance. Scott Lykins' career uniquely blends artistic performance as a cellist and pianist with administrative creativity as founding artistic & executive director of the Lakes Area Music Festival in Brainerd, MN. Primarily a cellist,…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Apalacian Spring

August 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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In conjunction with the St Paul Ballet, The Lakes Area Music Festival will present the greatest American ballet of the 20th century – Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. Samual Barber’s sensual Violin Concerto and Copland’s arrangements of traditional American songs will round out this celebration of the wide open spaces of the American Landscape. “Barber’s Violin Concerto is a work that resonates with performers and audiences alike because of its soaring lines for the solo violin, the rich orchestral textures, and…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Open Rehearsal Discussion: Tami Morse, Harpsicord

August 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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We know you love watching our world-class performances each summer! As you can imagine, there is a lot of hard work that goes into what you hear coming from our stage. Prior to coming, musicians spend hours perfecting their own part. Then, upon arrival in the Lakes Area, we spend about five hours each day rehearsing with the full ensembles. This year you are invited to come and witness first hand the hard work that goes into each performance. The doors to Tornstrom Auditorium…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Pre-Concert Lecture: Scott Lykins

August 15, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Prior to most LAMF performances a pre-concert lecture is given to give our audience an inside scoop about the history of the music and composers that will be heard during the concert. Each lecture takes place in Tornstrom Auditorium and begins 30 minutes prior to the performance. Scott Lykins' career uniquely blends artistic performance as a cellist and pianist with administrative creativity as founding artistic & executive director of the Lakes Area Music Festival in Brainerd, MN. Primarily a cellist,…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Masterworks Revisited

August 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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In the hands of a master composer, the unique beauty of every instrument comes to life, and Bach, Mendelssohn, and Dvořák all exceled in showing highlighting these special qualities. This concert will feature chamber groups of both strings and winds in intricate explorations of timbre and fiery virtuosity. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – The Magic Flute

August 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Mozart’s best-loved opera is a rollicking fairy tale, with princess and princesses, magical creatures, and an evil queen. Enjoy the comedy, drama, and spectacle of this magic opera produced by our international team of singers and designers. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – The Magic Flute

August 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Mozart’s best-loved opera is a rollicking fairy tale, with princess and princesses, magical creatures, and an evil queen. Enjoy the comedy, drama, and spectacle of this magic opera produced by our international team of singers and designers. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Side-by-Side Rehearsal

August 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The musicians of LAMF represent some of the brightest young rising talents in the classical music scene, alongside seasoned tenured orchestra and opera professionals. But each year, Tornstrom Auditorium also opens her stage doors to amateur and hobby musicians in central Minnesota to perform alongside LAMF musicians! Local instrumentalists are invited to sit alongside one of the extraordinary musicians from our roster to play as a part of a symphonic orchestra! Be inspired, meet our musicians on the stage they…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Andrew Altenbach, Conductor

August 22, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Prior to most LAMF performances a pre-concert lecture is given to give our audience an inside scoop about the history of the music and composers that will be heard during the concert. Each lecture takes place in Tornstrom Auditorium and begins 30 minutes prior to the performance. Maestro Andrew Altenbach brings an energetic ingenuity to his symphonic and operatic conducting that continues to garner him national attention as a musical leader of his generation. Critically acclaimed for his deep sense…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Mozart The Great

August 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Mozart’s “Great g minor symphony” is an undisputed masterpieces of classical music, with one of the most famous themes of all time. The Lakes Area Music Festival presents this magnum opus alongside a sparkling overture by Rossini, and Ravel’s jazz-infused Piano Concerto in G major. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Pre-Concert Lecture: Christian Reif

August 25, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Prior to most LAMF performances a pre-concert lecture is given to give our audience an inside scoop about the history of the music and composers that will be heard during the concert. Each lecture takes place in Tornstrom Auditorium and begins 30 minutes prior to the performance. German conductor Christian Reif joined the San Francisco Symphony as their Resident Conductor and Wattis Foundation Music Director of the internationally acclaimed SanFrancisco Symphony Youth Orchestra (SFSYO) in the 2016-17 season, after making…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Portraits of Innocence

August 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States

In our final symphony spectacular, the Lakes Area Music Festival will be joined by international superstar soprano, Julia Bullock in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4. This expansive work, the largest scale symphony ever produced by LAMF, depicts a child’s view of heaven. Bullock will also perform Samuel Barber’s In our fina Knoxville, Summer of 1915, in which a childlike voice narrates the fall of night in America. Knoxville is one of America’s quintessential works, with words by author James Agee, music by…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Portraits of Innocence

August 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States

In our final symphony spectacular, the Lakes Area Music Festival will be joined by international superstar soprano, Julia Bullock in Mahler’s Symphony No. 4. This expansive work, the largest scale symphony ever produced by LAMF, depicts a child’s view of heaven. Bullock will also perform Samuel Barber’s In our fina Knoxville, Summer of 1915, in which a childlike voice narrates the fall of night in America. Knoxville is one of America’s quintessential works, with words by author James Agee, music by…

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September 2018

Billy Collins at Tornstrom Auditorium

September 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Verse Like Water: the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College presents An Evening with Billy Collins, September 7th, at 7:00 in the Tornstrom Auditorium in the Washington Education Center in Brainerd. After the jazzy warmup act The Steve Yeager Trio, America’s most beloved poet will read, sign books, and then greet the public at Prairie Bay Restaurant. This kicks off the seventh year of Verse Like Water programming, and will surely be a night to remember. General admission tickets…

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October 2018

Arrival – The Music of ABBA

October 5, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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ARRIVAL from Sweden is the world’s most popular and best-selling ABBA show band! Since 1995, the production has toured over 60 nations and appeared in several TV and radio shows all over the world. They have done 50 tours in the USA since 2005 and have played with over 60 symphony orchestras worldwide since 2007! ARRIVAL from Sweden performs in ABBA-inspired clothing. Most of the original outfits used by ABBA were made by Owe Sandström. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities…

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Heartland Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert Series – Opera from Around the World

October 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The 2018-2019 season opens on October 13 in Little Falls at 7:30pm at Little Falls Community High School Charles D. Martin Auditorium and October 14 in Brainerd at 2:30pm at Tornstrom Auditorium with "Opera from Around the World". The orchestra will perform Gioachino Rossini's Overture from The Barber of Seville, Zoltán Kodály's Háry János - Intermezzo, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Dance of the Tumblers from The Snow Maiden Suite. The concert in Little Falls will also include students from the St.…

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November 2018

Fabulous Armadillos What’s Going On

November 3, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The revolutionary music of the 60s and early 70s served as a touchstone to home for the American troops of the Vietnam War. Everything from Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Psychedelic & Country became an escape from the high tension, daily life of a soldier. The FABULOUS ARMADILLOS and their special guests present the contributions of Jimi Hendrix, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Santana, Janis Joplin, The Animals, Bob Dylan, Crosby Stills Nash & Young and many more who reflected this highly politicized…

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An Elf’s Story at Tornstrom Auditorium

November 30, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Please join us for our 40th annual Holiday Show "An Elf's Story" at Tornstrom Auditorium. Get into the Holiday spirit and watch some very talented dancers performing ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop routines to new and old Chirstmas music. We will also have our favorite "MG Dancin' Dads" performing. This is one show you do NOT want to miss!! View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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December 2018

Heartland Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert Series – “Family Adventure”

December 2, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Based in west central Minnesota, Heartland Symphony Orchestra presents a Fall, Winter, and Spring series with concerts in both Brainerd and Little Falls. The Winter program has as its Holiday theme “Family Adventure”. It will be held December 1 in Little Falls and December 2 in Brainerd and will feature pianist Kate Bae, child dancers from Just for Kix and a combined performance with the Brainerd High School Orchestra followed by the popular Christmas Sing-Along. Tickets may be purchased at…

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Joy to the World — a Celebration of Carols from Around the Globe

December 9, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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"Joy to the World — a Celebration of Carols from Around the Globe" Featured Music includes: “International Carol Suites,” arranged by Mark Hayes, contains 30 carols, representing 20 countries, arranged in a group of five geographically themed suites with both English and native languages. Other songs performed will include the Hanukkah song “Dai Diddle Dai,” a rip-roaring rendition of the gospel spiritual “Go Where I Send Thee,” and the ironic, new millennial holiday song, “I Want to Stare at my…

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Rhythmic Circus – Holiday Shuffle at the Tornstrom Auditorium

December 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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This season, don’t miss out on a wildly-imaginative, “not-so-silent night” the whole family can celebrate together. A perfectly un-traditional holiday experience for the entire family. Four world-renowned hoofers and a swingin’ seven-piece band inject the signature Rhythmic Circus style of rapid-fire tap into upbeat holiday classics. www.rhythmiccircus.com Purchase 10+ adult tickets & receive a 15% discount. Tickets: $20 Adult / $15 Under 18 • Service fees apply to online ticket purchases. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book…

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Rock n Roll Xmas Spectacular 2018

December 21, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The Rock & Roll Christmas! Rock & Roll Christmas is a Las Vegas-caliber, multimedia, full-production show that mixes an 8-piece band with music, comedy, parodies and even a game show! Join an all-star cast of musicians as they rock their way through timeless holiday classics and bring new takes on hit songs you didn't even know were holiday classics. The line-up of musicians is truly legendary as Paul "Stretch" Diethelm and Ted Manderfeld are joined on stage by vocalists Pamela…

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January 2019

Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Present – Remembering Bobby Vee

January 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Take a joy-filled ride through the musical life of Minnesota's own Bobby Vee, performed by his sons, nephew, and grandson. www.mattvee.com Purchase 10+ adult tickets & receive a 15% discount. Tickets: $25 Adult / $18 Under 18 • Service fees apply to online ticket purchases. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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February 2019

René Clausen and The Concordia Choir at Tornstrom Auditorium

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Hear one of the nation’s finest college choirs perform Saturday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m. in Tornstrom Auditorium. Conductor René Clausen, celebrating his 33rd year at Concordia, conducts the 72-voice a cappella choir in a varied concert. One section titled, ‘Our Home - The Earth,' includes works by Eric Whitacre, Craig Hella Johnson, and F. Melius Christiansen. Other composers include Sergei Rachmaninoff, Bob Chilcott, Charles Ives, J.S. Bach, and René Clausen. The final set includes a number of hymns, folk…

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March 2019

2019 Minnesota State Costume Competition & Silent Auction

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The 2019 Minnesota United States Pageant presents the Minnesota State Costume Competition and Silent Auction. Contestants will compete for a cash prize for the best state costume! Join us, starting at 6:00 PM for the social hour, prior to the competition. Enjoy light refreshments while bidding on the contestants silent auction baskets. Tickets are $20 and will be available at the door. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Masters of Soul: A Motown Revue at Tornstrom Auditorium

March 22 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Masters of Soul is a celebration of the legendary songs & performers that defined Motown and soul music. This show features stylishly costumed, fully choreographed performances of both male and female groups backed by a live band. For many, Masters of Soul is the ultimate stroll down memory lane. For younger generations, the show offers an opportunity to experience an era in our country's history that produced many of the greatest music acts ever recorded. www.mastersofsoulshow.com Purchase 10+ adult tickets…

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Jeannette Rankin: Champion of Persistence Play at Tornstrom Auditorium

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Lakes Area Move to Amend (LAMTA) is hosting Jeannette Rankin: Champion of Persistence in the Tornstrom Auditorium on Saturday, March 30. Jeannette Rankin: Champion of Persistence is a one hour, one actress play about Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress. Actress J. Emily Peabody wrote the play and portrays Representative Rankin. The play begins at 7 p.m. Tornstrom Auditorium is located at 804 Oak Street, Brainerd (inside the former Washington Middle School). Suggested donations for play tickets are…

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April 2019

Heartland Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert Series – The Joy of Youth

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The Heartland Symphony Orchestra's Spring theme “The Joy of Youth” will feature the Youth Concerto Competition Winners. This contest is hosted every other year by Heartland Symphony.  In 2017, it was supported in part by a grant from Crow Wing Power Community Trust.  The 2019 concerts will be held April 6 in Little Falls and April 7 in Brainerd and will also include works by Ravel and Tchaikovsky. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at www.HeartlandSymphony.com. For more…

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The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota – Wanting Memories – Tornstrom Auditorium

April 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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“Wanting Memories — Worldwide Songs of the Journey Called Life” “I am sitting here wanting memories to teach me to see the beauty in the world through my own eyes.” These words, written by American composer Ysaye Barnwell for her now-famous piece, inspired the theme for The Legacy Chorale’s Spring 2019 Concert Series. Songs that lead us from despair to hope, doubt to faith, and hatred to love comprise a program filled with inspirational melodies from around the globe, including:…

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Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Present – Lee Rocker From the Stray Cats

April 26 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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We're going to rock this town with Lee Rocker, who topped the charts spinning and rocking his giant upright bass in the legendary rockabilly music group, The Stray Cats! 'Raw, frantic romps, driving blues and finger-snapping rockabilly.' - Washington Post www.leerocker.com Purchase 10+ adult tickets & receive a 15% discount. Tickets: $29 Adult / $24 Under 18 • Service fees apply to online ticket purchases. Lee Rocker photographed on 12/14/11 for the "Last Train To Memphis" CD artwork View more Brainerd…

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July 2019

Mark Munson Rock Music Camp Concert

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Join us Thursday, July 25, 7:00pm for a ROCKIN good time! The students and instructors of the Mark Munson Rock Music Camp are ready to take the stage and rock your socks off. These amazing youth musicians will play some of your favorite classic rock songs. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Again, that's Thursday July 25th, 7pm at the Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. Tickets can be purchased online at crossingarts.org or at the door. Tickets…

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Community Showcase

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Our annual Community Showcase features the many talented musicians who keep the music alive in the Lakes Area year round! View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Altius Quartet Showcase

July 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Join the Altius Quartet as they help kick off our 2019 season! View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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August 2019

Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Brahm’s First

August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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This new Symphony 101 format will feature conductor Edwin Outwater guiding the audience through Brahms’ monumental 21-year journey with musical examples and storytelling followed by a full performance of the symphony. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Performance by Explore Music!

August 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Come and cheer on the participants of our weeklong day camp, Explore Music!, as they share what they’ve learned in a special performance with the Lakes Area Music Festival. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Concert for Kids: I Got Rhythm!

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Our annual family concert invites audiences of any age to experience the joy of rhythm. Boogie with Beethoven and groove with Gershwin! After the concert, participate in our instrument petting zoo where kids can try out the instruments of the orchestra themselves. No tickets required. Each summer the Lakes Area Music Festival brings over 180 all-star artists from top orchestras and opera companies around the world to perform three weeks of classical music performances in the Brainerd Lakes Area. From…

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Instrument Petting Zoo

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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After the “I Got Rhythm” concert, participate in our instrument petting zoo! There, kids can try out the instruments of the orchestra themselves in this fun and interactive event. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Open Rehearsal Disscussion: Tanya Gabrielian, Piano

August 5 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Come and witness first hand the hard work that goes into each performance. The doors to Tornstrum Auditorium will be open at the first rehearsal for each concert this summer, giving you a glimpse at how our musicians work from the initial read through toward the final product you will hear a couple days later. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – France Nouvelle

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Join us for a concert featuring music from Debussy, Massenet, and Chausson. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Open Rehearsal Discussion: Reinaldo Moya, Composer

August 8 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Come and witness first hand the hard work that goes into each performance. The doors to Tornstrum Auditorium will be open at the first rehearsal for each concert this summer, giving you a glimpse at how our musicians work from the initial read through toward the final product you will hear a couple days later. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Shaker Loops

August 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The Lakes Area Music Festival’s first world-premiere – Venezuelan composer Reinaldo Moya’s violin concerto – is paired alongside the premiere of a dance from Amsterdam’s House of Makers with the music of John Adams’ Shaker Loops. Conductor Gemma New leads this program of music from the Americas. No tickets required. Each summer the Lakes Area Music Festival brings over 180 all-star artists from top orchestras and opera companies around the world to perform three weeks of classical music performances in…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Shaker Loops

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The Lakes Area Music Festival’s first world-premiere – Venezuelan composer Reinaldo Moya’s violin concerto – is paired alongside the premiere of a dance from Amsterdam’s House of Makers with the music of John Adams’ Shaker Loops. Conductor Gemma New leads this program of music from the Americas. No tickets required. Each summer the Lakes Area Music Festival brings over 180 all-star artists from top orchestras and opera companies around the world to perform three weeks of classical music performances in…

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Open Rehearsal Discussion: Tulio Rondon, Gamba

August 12 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Come and witness first hand the hard work that goes into each performance. The doors to Tornstrum Auditorium will be open at the first rehearsal for each concert this summer, giving you a glimpse at how our musicians work from the initial read through toward the final product you will hear a couple days later. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – A Journey to Bach

August 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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The revolution of Baroque music, originating in Italy, set the stage for the development of classical music history as we know it today. Masters of historical performance practice lead us on this lively journey from Monteverdi to Bach. No tickets required. Each summer the Lakes Area Music Festival brings over 180 all-star artists from top orchestras and opera companies around the world to perform three weeks of classical music performances in the Brainerd Lakes Area. From chamber music and symphonic…

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Open Rehearsal Discussion: Anna Dennis, Soprano

August 15 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Come and witness first hand the hard work that goes into each performance. The doors to Tornstrum Auditorium will be open at the first rehearsal for each concert this summer, giving you a glimpse at how our musicians work from the initial read through toward the final product you will hear a couple days later. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Opera – The Beautiful Helen of Troy (La Belle Helene)

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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This hysterical and absurd romp through Ancient Greece wouldn’t be complete without Spartan soldiers, Prince Paris, and of course the most beautiful woman in the world- Helen of Troy. La belle Hélène proves that no matter the value we place in Jupiter’s laws, the love of Venus will always prevail. No tickets required. Each summer the Lakes Area Music Festival brings over 180 all-star artists from top orchestras and opera companies around the world to perform three weeks of classical…

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Lakes Area Music Festival – Opera – The Beautiful Helen of Troy (La Belle Helene)

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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This hysterical and absurd romp through Ancient Greece wouldn’t be complete without Spartan soldiers, Prince Paris, and of course the most beautiful woman in the world- Helen of Troy. La belle Hélène proves that no matter the value we place in Jupiter’s laws, the love of Venus will always prevail. No tickets required. Each summer the Lakes Area Music Festival brings over 180 all-star artists from top orchestras and opera companies around the world to perform three weeks of classical…

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Lakes Area Music Festival 2019 – Open Rehearsal Discussion: John Upton, Oboe

August 19 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Tornstrom Auditorium, 804 Oak Street
Brainerd, 56401 United States
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Come and witness first hand the hard work that goes into each performance. The doors to Tornstrom Auditorium will be open at the first rehearsal for each concert this summer, giving you a glimpse at how our musicians work from the initial read through toward the final product you will hear a couple days later. View more Brainerd MN Events & Activities | Find Brainerd Resorts | Book your Brainerd Hotel

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