Fall 2014 Concert Series “Gimme that Ole Time Religion”
Friday, Nov. 21, 7:30pm at Crosby-Ironton High School Auditorium in Crosby
Saturday, Nov. 22, 7:30pm at Union Congregational UCC in Hackensack
Sunday, Nov. 23, 3pm in Brainerd at Tornstrom Auditorium

June Mailing

Greetings All!  Be watching your mail in the month of June for a special notice and appeal for support!  Your support through all means makes The Legacy Chorale what it is including attendance at concerts, participation in fundraisers, volunteering at events, telling your family and friends about us, and, of course, your direct donations.  We thank you in advance for your continued support!

The Legacy Chorale Preparing for “A Celtic Celebration” Concert Series

The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota, under the direction of founder and Artistic Director, Sarah Aamot, will perform their Spring 2013 concert series, entitled “A Celtic Celebration,” in April at three area venues:  Thursday, April 11, First Lutheran Church, Aitkin; Friday, April 12, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Baxter; and Saturday, April 13, Pequot Lakes High School, Pequot Lakes (all concerts are at 7:30 pm).  The concert in Pequot Lakes is part of the Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts 2012-1013 Concert Series.

Admission for the concerts in Aitkin and Baxter is $10.00 for adults and seniors, and students 18 years of age and younger are admitted free of charge.  Tickets for these two concerts can be purchased at the door at each concert; at the Brainerd Dispatch; Bethany Bookstore and the Independent Age in Aitkin; or by contacting Bill Satre, Legacy Chorale Manager, at 218-270-8020.

Tickets for the concert in Pequot Lakes must be purchased through Pequot Lakes Community Education by calling 218-568-9200 and requesting the number of reserved tickets you want; tickets can be picked up one hour prior to the concert;  They accept cash and check only; no credit cards.  Ticket prices for the Pequot Lakes concert are Adults/$12, Seniors/$10, and Youth/$8.

Repertoire for the concert series will include popular Celtic folk songs, hymn tunes and dance melodies from Ireland , Wales , and Scotland ; the high points of the concert will be an arrangement for bagpipes and choir that includes the the popular “Amazing Grace,” and two solo selections by Brian Solum, a professional Highland Bagpiper from Bemidji.  Audience members will be delighted with tunes both familiar (Danny Boy, Molly Malone, A Welsh Lullaby) and new (Kyrie on Logan Dell, The Fiddler of Dooney), and those made popular by internationally renowned groups like Celtic Woman and Celtic Thunder (Dulaman, Amazing Grace, The Rocky Road to Dublin).  The concert will also feature a Celtic band, made up of area and out-state musicians:  chorale accompanist Laura Raedeke (Nisswa), Sarah Lockwood (Hastings), violin/fiddle; Jim Olson (Brainerd), guitar; Lance James (Brainerd), recorder/penny whistle; Laurie Chamberlain (Brainerd), bass; and Steve “Gus” Augustinack (Baxter), Celtic bodhran/percussion.

Legacy Chorale Vocal Music Scholarship Details


Deadline for Application is March 29, 2013

Please send all application materials to:
The Legacy Chorale Scholarship Committee
PO Box 2751, Baxter, MN, 56425


  1. The applicant must be between the ages of seventeen (17) and twenty-one (21).
  2. The applicant can only receive The Legacy Chorale Vocal Music Scholarship one time.
  3. The recipient of The Legacy Chorale Vocal Music Scholarship must participate in a collegiate choral/vocal performance group.
  4. You do not need to major or minor in music in college to receive The Legacy Chorale Vocal Music Scholarship.
  5. The Legacy Chorale Vocal Music Scholarship is open to vocalists only.
  6. The applicant must be participating currently in music classes, performance groups, or musical theatre.
  7. One (1) or two (2) scholarships in the amount of $500 may be given.
  8.  The funds received from The Legacy Chorale Vocal Music Scholarship must be used for the following:
    1. Private lessons at or prior to attending college, or
    2. College tuition, or
    3. Music books (collegiate level; for lessons, music class, etc.).
  9. Your community/school district must be represented by a member of The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota; or, if your music teacher sings in The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota, but does not reside in your community, you are still eligible to apply for The Legacy Chorale Vocal Music Scholarship.  For the Spring of 2013, these communities/school districts include:  Aitkin, Baxter, Brainerd, Breezy Point, Crosby, Crosslake, Deerwood, East Gull Lake, Garrison, Hackensack, Ironton, Little Falls, Merrifield, Pequot Lakes, and Pillager.
  10. Attached is a recommendation form for your music teacher to complete.  You should either bring it along to your audition or ask that it be mailed to us. If we do not receive your recommendation form, your application will be incomplete and will not be considered for scholarship.  You may duplicate this recommendation form for additional music teachers if you are involved in more than one musical ensemble or if you take lessons.

The complete application is available for download here.