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March Concert Sure to Shake The Winter Blues!

March 3, 2016


Experience the magic when country bluegrass and classical collide during Arrowhead Chorale’s March concert featuring the incredible bluegrass band Monroe Crossing!

The concert will feature the Minnesota debut of Carol Barnett’s Mortals and Angels: A Bluegrass Te Deum. Mortals and Angels had its world premiere at Carnegie Hall on January 25, 2016 and is a full length piece especially crafted for a bluegrass ensemble and a classical chorus.

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The Arrowhead Chorale 2015-2016 Concert Series

August 25, 2015

Our 26th season promises to be as superb as our 25th!

December 19 and 20, 2015
Holiday Music with Chamber Instrumentalists

Enjoy holiday music the Arrowhead Chorale way, with chamber instrumentalists and a chance to experience UMD's new digital organ. Weber Music Hall on the UMD campus.

Saturday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 20 at 3 p.m.

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June 23, 2014

If you are interested in singing with the Arrowhead Chorale, we hope that you will audition!  You can contact us through our, or you can call Dr. Stanley Wold, our Artistic Director through the UMD Music Department, at 218-726-7504.

We hope to hear from you! 


December 15, 2013

The Duluth-based Arrowhead Chorale opened its 2013-14 season on Friday night with a Christmas concert billed as Pause Français. The program began with the choir in the loft at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, which is a wonderful place for the choir to be. Music director Stanley Wold began with an uninterrupted performance of the Christmas Midnight Mass (Messe de Minuit pour Noel), composed in 1690 by the very gifted Marc-Antoine Charpentier. The Chorale was joined by string quartet, two flutes, and organ, as well as a series of Renaissance art images projected toward the front of the church.

Though unfamiliar to modern audiences, Charpentier used melodies from several well-known French Christmas carols to convey the text of the Mass. Kyrie was sung by the chorale, then Christe was sung by three men, followed by a return of the chorale for Kyrie. The entirety of the Gloria text was highly rhythmic, coming from the Christmas carol he included. The Credo was more prosaic, even with the darkness of the Crucifixus, another familiar carol tune. The Sanctus was full, and the Agnus Dei was quite melodic, alternating between chorale and trio.

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Join Us This Weekend!

December 9, 2013

A Pause Français

At Gloria Dei Church in Duluth, on the corner of 6th Ave East and 3rd St.

Friday, December 13 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 15 at 3:30 PM

Tickets are $18 for adults, $6 for college students and free for children.  

For Tickets!

November 26, 2013

We are working on making the ticket process easier!

You can always send us a check, and we are happy to send you a paper ticket.
But you can also, now, buy your tickets here on line.  Click on the tab on our site that says "Tickets".  You will see that you can purchase a single ticket for any of our concerts, and although this is Paypal, you can also just use a credit card.  So give it a try!  We are hoping that this is now up, working, and easy.

You will get an email that confirms that the payment is received.  This is your ticket!! So print that email, and bring it to the concert.  We are going to track how many folk use the online ticket purchases, so we look forward to seeing you do this successfully!  Thanks.
Join us this year!  Good music is coming your way...


Rehearsals, and all that preparation

November 4, 2013

The singers of the Arrowhead Chorale are in rehearsal for the December 13 and 15 concerts of some wonderful holiday music!  Marc-Antoine Charpentier's, "Messe de Minuit pour Noel" is a lovely work based on French Christmas carols.  You will hear this short mass, and the carols that it comes from, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

You will also hear the lovely music of Paul Imholte, master dulcimer player!

Announcing the 2013-2014 Season!

September 23, 2013

Musical Pauses

Nativity of Jesus

Pause Français

Friday, Dec 13, 2013  7:30 PM

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013  3:30 PM

Concert venue:  Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

Join the Arrowhead Chorale for an enchanting concert of French carols, carols with hammered dulcimer featuring guest artist Paul Imholte, and the lovely Baroque Christmas Mass, Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Messe de Minuit.   Tickets are $18 for adults, $6 for high school students, college students, and children under 14 are free.

Friendly Paws

Friday, March 7, 2014  7:30 PM

Sunday, March 9, 2014   3:00 PM

Concert venue:  Depot Great Hall

Join the Arrowhead Chorale and Duluth's Animal Allies  in a choral celebration of our favorite 4-legged companions, our cats and dogs!  Tickets are $18 for adults, $6 for college students and  children under 14 are free.

A Grand Pause

Saturday, May 17  7:30 PM

Sunday, May 18  2:00 PM

Concert venue:  Weber Hall, UMD

The Arrowhead Chorale collaborates with the Concert Choir and Orchestra of the St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, and their conductor, Nathan Herfindahl, in the production of Brahms' Requiem.  Guest artists from the Duluth area will be featured. Tickets are $18 for adults, $6 for college students and  children under 14 are free.