Photo: Sunny Day Pictures, Kris Fremo

Photo: Sunny Day Pictures, Kris Fremo

GREAT RIVER CHORALE is an acclaimed adult choir based in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, that is dedicated to enriching the community through choral excellence. Members are skilled choral singers from across Central Minnesota between the ages of 23 and 75.  Each season Great River Chorale presents concerts with local and regional guest artists and the Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra, and participates in outreach or benefit performances for organizations that serve the people of Central Minnesota.

  • Principal choral partner of the Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra

  • Frequently featured on Classical Minnesota Public Radio’s "Regional Spotlight" and "Choral Stream”

  • Selected 3 times for Classical MPR's Taste of the Holidays CDs with MN's best regional ensembles 

  • Headline performer in 2015 Northern Voice Festival at the Ordway Concert Hall, Saint Paul, MN

  • A Merry Little Christmas, a CD of holiday music, released in 2015

  • Beautiful River, a CD of American folksongs, hymns and spirituals, to be released in 2018 

  • Toured and presented concerts in Ireland in June 2018

  • 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2001

OUR MISSION: Enriching the community through choral excellence

OURVALUES: Inspiring connection, community and learning through the choral art

OUR VISION: Great River Chorale seeks to inspire a lifelong appreciation of the choral art
by connecting with, enriching, and educating the community through
performances of choral music at the highest artistic level.

Artistic and Administrative Personnel
Mary Kay Geston, Artistic Managing Director
Barbara Brooks, Collaborative Pianist
Connie Taylor, Treasurer
Chris Ann Johnson, Librarian