Arts & Entertainment

  by Bruce Strand, Arts editor This being the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ historic Ed Sullivan Show appearance that changed pop music forever, the Elk River Park and Rec staff made sure to include some Fab Four music in the Riverfront Concert Series. “Beatles music was big this year,” said Steve Benoit of Park [...]

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The North Suburban Concert Band, a non-audition community group, will start meeting every Monday evening on Sept. 8 at Coon Rapids Middle School, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. “We are looking for new members,” stated Eric Hagen, a board member for the band, in a press release. The conductor is John Rosner, director of instrumental music [...]

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  Maddy Sorenson, versatile Elk River musician, participated in the All-State Symphonic Band Week in early August at St. Olaf. The junior-to-be was chosen for the Minnesota Music Educators Association event after auditions last spring. Sorenson, who plays several instruments, primarily clarinet and baritone sax, has been a member of several pit orchestras for plays [...]

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