ABOUT GREAT RIVER CHORALE
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. Dr. Mary Kay Geston is the artistic managing director
of Great River Chorale, and Barbara Brooks is the ensemble’s collaborative pianist.
Principal choral partner of the Saint Cloud Symphony Orchestra
Selected 3 years 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
Frequently heard on Classical Minnesota Public Radio’s "Regional Spotlight" and "Choral Stream”
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
OUR VALUES: 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.