More about the Kako Foundation: www.kakofoundation.org
Friday, May 30, 2014
Echoes of Peace Choir will be singing as part of the Kako Foundation's "Music For All" Benefit on Saturday, 7pm, May 31, at Peace Church, 1111 North 11th Ave E, Duluth. Free will donations will go to support the Kako Foundation music programs for youth in Haiti and Duluth. The program will also feature Rudy Perrault, Director of Orchestras at University of Minnesota Duluth, Elizabeth Nordell, storyteller, Kako's Choir and friends!
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
This summer, Echoes of Peace Choir will be one of several Minnesota choir's singing for Classical MPR's "Harmony in the Park" festival. The outdoor choral festival will be in Minneapolis (June 5), Mankato (June 8), and Duluth (June 15) featuring different local choirs at each city.
Sunday, June 15 is the Duluth weekend, and the three local choirs performing are the Twin Ports Choral Project, the Lake Superior Youth Chorus, and the Echoes of Peace Choir. It will be held at Leif Erikson Park in Duluth, and starts at 4pm.
Echoes of Peace Choir practices for the performance are 6:30-8:15pm: May 20 and May 27 at Pilgrim Congregational Church in the fellowship hall, 2310 E 4th St. Practice on June 3 and 10 will be on Park Point at Lafayette Square Community Center, 3026 Minnesota Ave.
Come sing with us or come June 15 to listen (and sing from the audience)!
More details about the whole festival:
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Song, story, and poetry on homelessness and the quest to find homeThe Echoes of Peace Choir's spring concert, "A Place to Call Home," will focus on the issues of homelessness and affordable housing. The concert is 4pm, April 27, 2014 at Sacred Heart Music Center, 201 West 4th Street. Admission is free. Special guests include Rachael Kilgour, Charlie Parr, and Kako's Choir, a children's choir founded by the Kako Foundation in partnership with Myers-Wilkins Community School Collaborative.
The performance is dedicated in memory of advocate of the homeless and affordable housing champion, Steve O'Neil (1950-2013). The evening will include an update on the Steve O'Neil Apartments (just across the street from Sacred Heart!) and ways you can support this and other affordable housing projects and efforts to end homelessness in Duluth and St. Louis County. See you there!
This activity is funded in part by the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council with money from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.