Concert Series

About the Bemidji Concert Series

Bemidji State’s Department of Music began the Bemidji Concert Series in 2001 to reinforce Bemidji’s reputation as a cultural center in northern Minnesota and to provide the Bemidji region with local access to world-class musical performances. The Bemidji Concert Series’ 18th season begins in September and includes four concerts:


October 17, 2020 virtual — The Great Falls Symphony’s Chinook Winds

The Chinook Winds is the resident wind quintet of the Great Falls Symphony in Montana. Their programs include classic wind quintet literature, works featuring local composers and artists, and unique arrangements of popular songs—all executed with a captivating sense of energy that keeps audiences riveted. Whether the group is playing an overture to a Rossini opera, exploring the textures and colors of Ravel, or bringing down the house with Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, the Chinook Winds deliver their art with an energy and precision that astounds the ear and a sincere and joyous enthusiasm.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota, through a grant from the Region 2 Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

**Please return to this website or like us on Facebook (@concertseriesbemidji) to view the virtual recital on October 17!


April 10, 2021 — Bach Society of Minnesota and Cantus

This April, the Bach Society of Minnesota and Cantus will combine to present Legends & Lies: The Story of Till Eulenspiegel. According to their website, “In Legends and Lies, the two ensembles perform separately and together, highlighting the versatility of chamber music through repertoire spanning five centuries, from Monteverdi to contemporary composer Michael McGlynn.”

May 1, 2021 — TBA


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