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April 25: Contemporary Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles

Concert is in Halling Recital Hall.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 4-12-2019

MANKATO, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato's university contemporary vocal and instrumental ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25. The concert takes place in the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.

The vocal ensembles are directed by music professors Douglas Snapp and Stephanie Thorpe, who combine their backgrounds in jazz, voice and contemporary styles.

The concert features the Maverick vocal precision and Maverick fusion singing groups performing a mix of pop and a cappella tunes. Maverick vocal precision caught the attention of the world as they won the “Aca-Idol” competition at the 2019 SingStrongNY a Cappella Festival at Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Garden City, N.Y. The festival took place Feb. 8-10

The contemporary instrumental ensembles, coached by Michael Olson, will perform a wide variety of pop/rock and contemporary styles.

General admission is $9 and $7 for students with a valid MavCard. Discount tickets are available online for University students. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to

For more information, call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549.

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