Vanguard New Music Series - Music for Low Strings

Starting on June 16, 2023 7:00 pm

Vanguard New Music 2023 Season Announcement 


TWIN CITIES, MN, APRIL 21, 2023 – The Vanguard New Music Series is excited to announce its 2023 season concerts. The Vanguard New Music Series is a presenting organization centered on showcasing new music, contemporary composers, and local musicians in the Twin Cities. This is the inaugural season for the organization, after its premier concert in Fall of 2022.

VNMS is thrilled to continue presenting at Zion Lutheran Church in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul.


 June 16th - Local Music for Low Strings

A dynamic program of low string music presented by local musicians Jason Wells, bass, Elise Butler-Pinkham, cello, Eric M. C. Gonzalez, cello, Aaron Kerr, cello, and Olivia Quintanilla, cello. Works composed by local composers will be showcased with a premier of two new works by Leyna Papach and Daisy Swimmer. 


August 18th - Reed Music With Plumeria Winds

Texas based ensemble Plumeria Winds will present a concert of new music for reeds, including works by local composer Jonathan Posthuma. 


November 17th - New Vocal Works with RenegadeEnsemble 

Members of the RenegadeEnsemble will share new vocal ensemble works from local composers. 


All concerts are hosted at Zion Lutheran Church at 7PM. Admission to the concert is $15 at the door. Cash, check, Venmo, and PayPay accepted. Shows are all ages.


Zion Lutheran Church: 1697 Lafond Ave. St. Paul, MN 55104