VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

Northrop and VocalEssence Present
VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

Sat, Dec 9 at 4:00 pm
Sun, Dec 10 at 4:00 pm

Carlson Family Stage at Northrop
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Northrop and VocalEssence present VocalEssence: Welcome Christmas

About the Event

Feliz Navidad, Happy Christmas, God Jul, and Veselykh Svya—this year’s Welcome Christmas features music for all to enjoy. Experience the passion of all four VocalEssence ensembles on one stage presenting carols from around the world. Hear new and familiar favorites including the world premiere of three beloved Latvian carols by composer Ēriks Ešenvalds. Let the inspirational sounds of more than 200 voices, brass, and percussion, Northrop’s famous Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ, and a rousing sing-along ignite your holiday spirit!


  • VocalEssence Chorus
  • VocalEssence Ensemble Singers
  • VocalEssence Singers Of This Age
  • VocalEssence Vintage Voices
  • Brass and Percussion Ensemble
  • Mary Jo Gothmann, piano and organ
  • Philip Brunelle, conductor
  • G. Phillip Shoultz, III, conductor