November 2013 Archives

String Ensemble for Funeral

Looking for a string ensemble -- anything from a duet to quartet, but it needs to include a viola.

This is for a funeral/visitation on Sunday, December 1st from 3-5pm in Edina. This is a paid gig. Please be prepared to communicate fee requirements.

Contact Mary at 651-488-4472 or mbornong@clear.net

Instrumentalists for Faure Requiem

Inver Hills Community College is in need of instrumentalists for their upcoming performance of Faure's Requiem.

Commitment includes 2 rehearsals and 1 performance.

Rehearsals:
Monday, December 2nd from 4pm-6pm
Tuesday, December 3rd from 12:30pm-2pm

Performance:
Wednesday, December 4th at 7:30pm

Instruments Needed:
Horn I & II
Viola I & II

Compensation: $100 per player

For more information, contact Stanley Rothrock at 651-325-7516 or email srothro@inverhills.mnscu.edu

Harp for Faure Requiem

Inver Hills Community College is in need of a harpist for their upcoming performance of Faure's Requiem.

Commitment includes 2 rehearsals and 1 performance.

Rehearsals:
Monday, December 2nd from 4pm-6pm
Tuesday, December 3rd from 12:30pm-2pm

Performance:
Wednesday, December 4th at 7:30pm

Compensation: $100

For more information, contact Stanley Rothrock at 651-325-7516 or email srothro@inverhills.mnscu.edu

String Trio for Wedding

Looking for a string trio to play for our wedding Saturday, August 23rd from 4-6:30pm in NE Minneapolis.
Just an FYI this is a gay wedding.
My partner and I have been together for 24 years, 25 by the time we have our wedding in August of 2014! This won't be like most weddings as both sets of our parents will be renewing their vows in a 30-minute ceremony outside on the patio/flower garden, there is a covered area in case of bad weather.
Then we would like the trio to perform for an hour during the cocktail reception in the banquet hall. Then play for during the half hour wedding ceremony. About 2.5 hours total.

Compensation: $150 per musician

Contact Andrew at ‪collis142@aol.com‬‪ or 612-384-9095 for more information.‬

Vocal Ensemble for Senior Citizens Group

We are seeking a small student vocal ensemble to volunteer to provide a 30-45 minute performance and discussion for the "Joy in Learning" senior group on Wednesday, December 11, 12:30-1:15 pm. Vocal pieces could include holiday, seasonal, and peace-related as our group is diverse in secular and spiritual backgrounds.

Minneapolis Public Schools' Community Education program in the Prospect Park neighborhood has a program of 12-20 seniors who meet monthly for a luncheon and guest presentation. The "Joy in Learning" group is co-sponsored by Pratt Community Education and the Southeast Seniors Block Nurse program.

The presentation could be a mix of performance and discussion by the students of: why did they decide to major in music at the U, what brought them to the University of Minnesota, what are their career hopes, what are the broader issues they see in support of the arts in our current day culture, and any other pertinent issues? The presentation could be an exchange with the seniors' questions as well as comments.

Some in the group are retired U of M professors. Many in the group are U of M alumni. And some are also musicians. We are seeking not just a performance but also an enriching discussion for the students to share some current day insights of studying music at the U of M.

We are located at 66 Malcolm Ave. SE, but meet at Prospect Park United Methodist Church, 22 Orlin Ave. SE, right across the street from Pratt School.

Contact Jan at Jan.Thurn@mpls.k12.mn.us or 612.668.1100

Chamber Ensemble for Reception

We are looking for a small group, such as a quartet or quintet, who might be interested in donating their time and talent to provide entertainment and background music for our two hour event.

What: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Man & Woman of the Year Campaign Winter Soiree (Cocktail Reception)
Who: 50-75 Board Members, Candidates, and additional influential people in the Twin Cities Community
When: Thursday, December 5th, 7-9pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis - Downtown

Contact Lisa at Lisa.Masterson@lls.org

String Duo (Violin/Cello) for Wedding

Seeking string duo (Violin/Cello) for Wedding on January 18

UofMN Alumni and Active Duty Naval Officer seeking duo (Violin/Cello) to perform for a wedding on Saturday January 18, 2014.

Wedding will take place at Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel (near MSP airport). Total time approximately 1.5-2 hours.

Please contact via email to discuss further: fisl1320@gmail.com

Female Lead Vocalist for cover band

Twin Cities variety-cover group "Shirts & Skins" is looking for a female lead vocalist.

Formed in 2006, Shirts & Skins is a party-dance oriented band. They are currently a seven piece group booked a year in advance. They are looking for a female lead vocalist who is hard working and charismatic. Seeking a vocalist with strong stage presence. This is a great opportunity for networking, experience and income.

Job Description:
Play 100+ shows a year
Play all over the five-state area
Perform at clubs, casinos, street dances, festivals, weddings and corporate events
Perform songs by artists from Katy Perry to Janis Joplin and everything in between
Compensated financially

Job Requirements:
Must be 21+
Prior experience preferred, but not required
Willing to sing with other female vocalists
Must own or acquire professional gear (wireless microphone, in-ear monitors, etc.)

Contact:
shirtsandskinsband@gmail.com
Krprimus19@gmail.com

Solo Piano or Jazz Combo for Fundraiser

The American Cancer Society's Young Professionals Group, "CURE," is hosting its annual fundraising gala on Saturday, January 25th from 8pm-midnight at The Depot in downtown Minneapolis. The theme of the gala is "Casablanca." We anticipate over 400 young professionals will attend -- wonderful exposure for musicians.

I am hoping to connect with an individual or a small group that can perform theme/era-appropriate music at the gala. We would be interested in a piano player (preferably someone who has his/her own keyboard) and/or a small group to perform jazz music early in the evening, i.e., before the DJ starts.

All proceeds raised at the gala are used to fund cancer research grants, so compensation may be minimal but may be subject to negotiation.

Contact Lindsey at 952.836.5624 or dayxx154@umn.edu

Violin Instructor for Young Beginner

Seeking begginning violin introduction/instruction for a young child. Would like to introduce him to the instrument, how to hold it, terminology, and very beginning playing technique. Seeking weekly 30-45 minute lessons in the evenings or on the weekends. Suzuki background preferred.

Please contact: aliciakalina@hotmail.com

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