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Receive a Boychoir CD with a donation on Give to the Max Day

Posted on Saturday, November 1, 2014 by Mike Marcotte

The Minnesota Boychoir is blessed with generous donor support on Give to the Max Day. In 2013, approximately $15,000 was donated to the organization in just 24 hours.

Give to the Max Day is Thursday, November 13, 2014, and this year, donors will receive the sounds of the Boychoir as a thank you for their support.

After making a donation on the Boychoir’s Give to the Max Day page on November 13, donors will receive a certificate to pick up a Boychoir album at one of the Boychoir’s Annual Winter Concerts, held Saturday, December 20 at Ted Mann Concert Hall in Minneapolis and on Sunday, January 4 at Landmark Center in Saint Paul.

At the $25 level, donors will receive one Boychoir album (list of albums is available below). Two CDs will be given to those who donate $50 and five records will be awarded to those who donate $100. At the $250 level, donors will receive the Boychoir whole collection.

Donors must redeem their certificates by January 5, 2015. While supplies last. Certificates must be presented at the Boychoir’s sales table.

Albums available include:
• Sing to the Power (2011)
• I’m Sailing Right Behind (2010)
• All is Well (2009)*
• We Rise Again (2006)
• Look to This Day (2006)
• Impart (2005)
• Winter Wonderland (2005)*
• Rise Up Singing! (2003)
• How Can I Keep From Singing? (2003)
• When the Snow Lay ‘Round About (2003)*
• Forty and Fine (2002)
• Heaven Sent (2001)*
* indicates holiday album

On November 13, those interested in donating can contribute on the Boychoir’s Give to the Max Day website.

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New United Filmworks video shows the impact of the Boychoir on its members

Posted Sunday, August 31, 2014 by Mike Marcotte

For years, the Minnesota Boychoir has teamed up with United Filmworks to produce videos of concerts and other Boychoir events. This spring, their crew spoke with graduating Boychoir members about how the choir has impacted their lives.

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Minnesota Boychoir performs on Fox 9 at the Minnesota State Fair

Posted Sunday, August 31, 2014 by Mike Marcotte

On Monday, August 25, around 25 members of the Boychoir performed on Fox 9 News at 5:00 to conclude a full day at the Minnesota State Fair. The choirboys performed "Shut De Do" in the first segment of the newscast. You can watch the video here

Earlier that day, the boys performed for fairgoers at the Minnesota Public Radio booth.

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Minnesota Boychoir hiring Business Manager

Posted Saturday, May 3, 2014 by Mike Marcotte

The Minnesota Boychoir is accepting applications for a full-time Business Manager. The Business Manager will work closely with the Artistic Director to execute all Minnesota Boychoir administrative and general business activities. The Business Manager is directly responsible for Minnesota Boychoir development, accounting and program support.

A full description of the job can be viewed on LinkedIn or downloaded here. The position will remain open until filled. To apply, interested candidates should send (1) a cover letter identifying interest in the position and qualifications, and (2) a resume to Boychoir Board of Directors Chair Keith Hug (contact info via the links above). Items can also be mailed to:

Minnesota Boychoir
Landmark Center
Suite 411
75 West Fifth Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102

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Minnesota Boychoir presents Annual Spring Concerts

Posted Saturday, May 3, 2014 by Mike Marcotte

Boychoir Annual Spring Concerts

The Minnesota Boychoir will present their Annual Spring Concerts on Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 8, 2014. The concerts, entitled "one in harmony," will feature the Boychoir's 175 members. The performance on Sunday, June 8 at the Goodale Theater inside the Cowles Center in downtown Minneapolis will also include Boychoir's annual AlumSing, a program that invites Boychoir alumni to perform on-stage with current members.

Both concerts are free and open to the public. A freewill donation will be collected at each performance.

Minnesota Boychoir Annual Spring Concerts
"one in harmony"

Saturday, May 31, 2014
7 p.m.
Central Presbyterian Church
500 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Sunday, June 8, 2014
7 p.m.
Goodale Theater at Cowles Center
516 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Boychoir to participate in "PIPFest" at Bethel University

Posted Saturday, May 3, 2014 by Mike Marcotte

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The Boychoir's premiere choir, Cantabile, will join the Partners in Praise Girls Choir, the Land of Lakes Choirboys and other local youth choirs at "PIPFest 2014," occurring Saturday, May 17 on the campus of Bethel University in Arden Hills. The concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door (cash or check only). Find more information, along with a link to purchase tickets, on the Partners in Praise website.

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First-ever "Sing Into Spring!" gala nets over $45,000

Posted Saturday, May 3, 2014 by Mike Marcotte

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The Boychoir's first-ever gala fundraiser, "Sing Into Spring!" was held Saturday, April 5 at 317 on Rice Park Event Center in Saint Paul. Over 200 attendees enjoyed entertainment from current and former Boychoir members, moving testimonials, a live and silent auction, dinner and much more.

The event netted over $45,000 to support the Boychoir's mission of helping boys find their voice. Donations will also help the Boychoir hire a full-time Business Manager, who will be in place for the 2014-2015 season.

Photos from "Sing Into Spring!" can be viewed on the Boychoir's Facebook page. Make sure to save the date for the 2015 gala! It'll take place on Saturday, April 18 at 317 on Rice Park Event Center in Saint Paul. More information will be available in the fall.

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