Singer Spotlight: Cathleen Carris

A new season means the return of our Singer Spotlights! We are showcasing our fantastic sopranos and altos that make up our choir this year! Cathleen | She/her/hers | Soprano 2 Length of Time in Calliope: 3rd year sort of Day Job: Investigator My theme song is: Soy Yo by Bomba Estéreo My favorite pastime…

Singer Spotlight: Allie Wigley

We’re celebrating the 50 amazing soprano and alto voices that make up our choir by featuring Calliope members on our blog! Allie Wigley | Soprano II Length of time in Calliope: This is my fourth season. Day job: Business analyst My theme song is: “Run the World (Girls)” by Beyoncé My favorite pastime (besides singing) is:…

Singer Spotlight: LeeAnn Bera

We’re celebrating the 50 amazing soprano and alto voices that make up our choir by featuring Calliope members on our blog! LeeAnn Bera | Alto 2 Length of time in Calliope: This is my second year. Day job:  Internal medicine physician My favorite pastime (besides singing) is: Hiking and camping The best movie ever made is: …

Singer Spotlight: Kelly Deasy

We’re celebrating the 50 amazing soprano and alto voices that make up our choir by featuring Calliope members on our blog! Kelly Deasy | Alto II Length of time in Calliope: This might be my seventh season. Day job: I’m a occupational therapy assistant at an outpatient pediatric clinic. I love my job; I get…

Join Calliope for our winter concert Dec. 16

Celebrate the coziness and togetherness of the winter season through song. See Calliope Women’s Chorus perform at our annual winter concert. This year, choose from two performances on Saturday, Dec. 16—a matinee and an evening show. Support the nation’s second-oldest feminist women’s chorus as we further our mission of social change through song. This year’s…

Support Calliope on Give to the Max Day 2017

Calliope is beginning is in the midst of its 42nd season and is excited to bring the Twin Cities another year of social change through beautiful song. We have high hopes for this year and a lot of fresh new perspectives and voices—including a new leader in director Krystal Stark. But we need your support to achieve our goals and do the most…

Singer Spotlight: Caissa Casarez

We’re celebrating the 50 amazing soprano and alto voices that make up our choir by featuring Calliope members on our blog! Caissa Casarez | Alto 2 Length of time in Calliope: About a month. I’m a new kid! Day job: Production assistant and associate director of Almanac and Almanac at the Capitol at Twin Cities PBS….

Singer Spotlight: New Director Edition

We’re celebrating the 50 amazing soprano and alto voices that make up our choir by featuring individual members on the Calliope blog! This week we’re introducing our new director, who just began her first season with us. Krystal Stark | Director Length of time with Calliope: Since September 2017. Day job: I teach music in…

Singer Spotlight: Jane Sturges

We’re celebrating the 50 amazing soprano and alto voices that make up our choir by featuring individual members on the Calliope blog! Kicking off this series is… Jane Sturges | Soprano 2 Twitter handle: @cellardoor10 Length of time in Calliope: This is my fourth year. Day job: Admin for International Tax Accountants! My theme song is: “Salute”…

Audition dates set for August 2017

Want to join us? We’re an inclusive SSAA choir that has members with a range of musical abilities. You don’t need to be able to read music to join. However, we do require a low-pressure audition. Our upcoming audition dates are the evenings of Sunday, Aug. 13, and Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 at Macalester Plymouth United Church…