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: 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…

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”…

Sip ‘n’ Sing at Summit Returns Oct. 5, 2016

Sip ‘n’ Sing at Summit returns for it’s second year at the Summit Brewery Rathskeller! We had so much fun in 2015, we’re bringing it back on Oct. 5 from 6:30-9 p.m. Join Calliope for a night of karaoke, Summit suds ($2 pints!), snacks, 1819 root beer, raffles, and more. Tickets will be available at the…

How Can I Keep From Singing? Announcing Calliope’s Spring 2016 Concert

Join us April 17, 2016 at Sundin Music Hall for Calliope’s spring concert and 40th anniversary performance! “How Can I Keep From Singing?” will be a joyful performance of music old and new, including Calliope’s 40th anniversary commission piece by local musician and composer Linda Kachelmeier. Special guests from Calliope’s history and materials from the archives…

A Heartfelt Thank You! WW&S 2016

The Wine, Women & Song fundraiser held over Valentine’s Day weekend was a heart-warming success! Our gratitude goes out to everyone who was involved, including special guest performers ENCORE! Twin Cities Women’s Chorus (weren’t they fun?), volunteers, donors, and of course, our guests! Please take a moment to thank the following businesses, organizations, and individuals for their support…

Meet Lumina Women’s Ensemble

Calliope Women’s Chorus will be joined on Nov. 14 by singers of Lumina Women’s Ensemble to present “Under One Sky.” Read on to learn about this exciting vocal group and what they bring to this collaborative performance! Founder, composer Lumina may be new, but they have already made an impression on the Twin Cities choral landscape. The group…

Calliope in the News this Summer!

Want to learn more about Calliope? The chorus has been featured recently in Twin Cities publications. Check out Lavender Magazine and Minnesota Women’s Press for updates about Calliope, the Twin Cities GLBTA choral community and more. Minnesota Women’s Press Raising voices for change ActNow: Calliope Women’s Chorus sings for social justice by Kathy Magnuson  …