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Announcing SCVO's 2022 Season!

Cabaret Night in The St. Croix Valley

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Date & Time

Select Dates and Times in 2022

Location

Various Locations

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Cabaret Night in The St. Croix Valley

Enjoy vibrant evenings filled with songs and stories as performed by some of the area’s most talented vocal artists in various venues around the SCV. You’ll enjoy tunes from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, and beyond, all in a setting meant to invoke the famed New York cabaret clubs. Part theatre, part concert, with each performance you can expect something different than the last. The great variety of singers and an eclectic mix of themes and music is sure to leave you smiling. Hosted by Twin Cities vocalist Jennifer Eckes and brought to you by SCVO.

Dates:
• February 12, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. - The Phipps, Hudson, WI
• May 21, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. - The Phipps, Hudson, WI
• Other dates to be added later in the year TBA

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Cabaret Night in The St. Croix Valley
Summer Vocal Institute

Date & Time

Week of June 13-17, 2022

Location

The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

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Summer Vocal Institute

Learn from a talented and professional faculty of highly-skilled performers as you navigate the ever-winding road of a career in today's singing industry. Seminar topics during this week-long intensive may include vocal coaching, collaborating with other musicians, audition skills and techniques, stage movement, character development and acting, general business practices, music industry tips, and more.

The final performance concert will be open to the public on the evening of the last day of the Institute, June 17th at 7:00 p.m.

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Summer Vocal Institute
Vocal Competition

Date & Time

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Location

Stillwater Area High School Auditorium

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Vocal Competition

Watch as a live panel of judges provides their expert evaluations of the competitors’ performances. Participate in voting for the people’s choice! The winner(s) will receive the opportunity to perform on stage with our Opera on the River Headliners as well as a cash prize.

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Performing Arts Fair

Date & Time

Saturday, 7/30/22: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location

LIVE in Lowell Park, Stillwater, MN

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Performing Arts Fair

Performing arts organizations from all over the upper midwest will make a visit to our “front yard”—Lowell Park, Stillwater, MN. Come learn all you can about the opportunities these organizations provide: from their upcoming performance seasons to scholarships to study and earn degrees in the arts. If you are curious about the arts, then you won't want to miss this performing arts fair!

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Opera on the River Grand Concert

Date & Time

Saturday, 7/30/22 - 7:00 p.m.

Location

LIVE at Lowell Park, Stillwater, MN

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Opera on the River Grand Concert

The premier outdoor music event of the year! Don't miss out on this larger-than-life live concert in Lowell Park in downtown Stillwater. Always a crowd-pleaser, this event will bring some of the industry's top vocal talent to this beautiful region of the country!

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Figaro for Kids

Date & Time

Select Dates and Times: Fall of 2022

Location

Select St. Croix Valley area Elementary & Middle Schools, as well as at The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

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Figaro for Kids

Is there anyone who hasn't heard of Figaro, the protagonist of opera stages for more than two hundred years, yet forever young? In this version, adapted for young spectators, everyone will be able to learn to love theater and Rossini by listening to some of the music from his most famous opera.

St. Croix Valley Opera plans to bring opera to the children of our area with this abridged version of the most famous opera, The Barber of Seville.

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Bridge to Growth 2022 Fundraising Celebration

Date & Time

Entire Month of November 2022

Location

Online

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Bridge to Growth 2022 Fundraising Celebration

The heart of St. Croix Valley Opera lies in our dedication to our community. Our number one goal is to bring Opera in all of its rich forms to that community through creative programming and educational opportunities.

With St. Croix Valley Opera's 2022 "Bridge to Growth" fundraising campaign during the month of November, we hope to raise a total of $10,000 to help us move into the 2023 season with the financial momentum to accomplish our goals. Our future lies ahead of – and we have marvelous plans for it – including a full summer of activities in 2023 which consists of our Summer Vocal Institute, Vocal Competition, Performing Arts Fair, and our flagship event; Opera on the River, just to name a few.

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Bridge to Growth 2022 Fundraising Celebration
“By Special Request” Fundraising Concert

Date & Time

Date & Time TBA

Location

To Be Announced

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“By Special Request” Fundraising Concert

“By Special Request” is a unique fundraising concert featuring St. Croix Valley Opera's co-founders Obed Floan and Megan Wagner, with possible appearances by other local guest artists. The event will be held during the “Bridge to Growth” month-long fundraising campaign celebration at a location and a date to be announced as November approaches.

As we kick off our “Bridge to Growth” fundraising season on the 1st of November, Obed and Megan will take your song requests within the standard repertoire for a donation to perform them in this unique concert format.

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