VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

Sunday, December 10, 2023
4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Up to 2 free tickets — General Admission

Event Details:

Feliz Navidad, Happy Christmas, God Jul, and Veselykh Svya?this year?s Welcome Christmas features music for all to enjoy. Experience the passion of all four VocalEssence ensembles on one stage presenting carols from around the world. Hear new and familiar favorites including the world premiere of three beloved Latvian carols by composer ?riks E?envalds. Let the inspirational sounds of more than 200 voices, brass, and percussion, Northrop?s famous Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ, and a rousing sing-along ignite your holiday spirit!


  • VocalEssence Chorus
  • VocalEssence Ensemble Singers
  • VocalEssence Singers Of This Age
  • VocalEssence Vintage Voices
  • Brass and Percussion Ensemble
  • Mary Jo Gothmann, piano and organ
  • Philip Brunelle, conductor
  • G. Phillip Shoultz, III, conductor 

Northrop - Carlson Family Stage
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Hours of Operation:
Mon – Fri, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Parking Information:
Northrop has a wide variety of parking locations and transportation options to choose from. For busing, visit the Metro Transit website or take the light rail in on the new Metro Transit Green Line.

Accessibility Information:
Elevators are located on both the west and east side of the building, and all levels are accessible via these elevators. Wheelchair seating is available upon request when purchasing your ticket.

Large print programs, listening assistance devices, and other services are available upon request at each event in the Guest Services offices in Room 11 (east side, ground floor) or Room 91 (west side, ground floor).

Please let us know if we can help you with any additional accessible services by contacting U of M Tickets and Events at 612-624-2345 or at, or asking an usher at an event.

Organization Details:

In the heart of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus, Northrop presents both online and in-person world-class dance and music performances, speakers, films, exhibits, and more.

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Offer: Up to 2 free tickets — General Admission

Date/Time: Sunday, December 10, 2023 4:00 pm

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