EXPERIENCE OUR SPRING CONCERT

"THE SONG GOES ON!"

MAY 5, 2019 - 2:30PM & 6:00PM

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 All concerts will be at Christ United Methodist Church (400 5th Ave SW, Rochester, MN)

Doors will open 15-minutes before each performance.

Join all three Bella choirs for an exciting program celebrating the gift of music and community. Selections range from René Clausen’s setting of Sarah Teasdale’s beautiful love poems, to “Barter,” to a Norwegian folk tune “Jubilanten.” These are sure to have you moving in your seat, along with the mass pieces sung by 165 beautiful, angelic treble voices! In addition, Bella’s community outreach, Rochester’s Neuro Hospitality House, will be introduced. Learn about this wonderful addition to our community that helps those visiting Rochester who are dealing with disabling neurological diseases.

 Don't miss these amazing girls and young women as they sing for you!

You will certainly go home with a new spring of love and hope in your heart.

Special note: This will be Shelly Winemiller’s final concert directing Bella. As we celebrate her accomplishment, we’re very excited to introduce Doug Carnes as the vibrant interim director who will lead through next year’s transition. Don’t miss these amazing girls and young women as…”The Song Goes On!”

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2018 - A Song For Everyone

Come celebrate as all three Bella Choirs present an exciting program centered on unity, embracing our diversity through the power of love.

You will hear an exciting and diverse repertoire, coming from the traditions and languages of Siberian, Spanish, Finnish, Latin, English, Swahili Swedish and Hawaiian -- with a special Hawaiian treat, as well!

 

(Sunday, May 6, 2018)

All concerts will be at Christ United Methodist Church (400 5th Ave SW, Rochester, MN)

Doors will open 15-minutes before each performance.

 

These girls have the power to move your spirit!  Don't miss it!

 

 Tickets available Now!

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Ester Heideman

Esther Heideman

"Angelic" is the word most often used to describe the silvery, pure, sweet tone of Esther's vocal artistry. In 2000, she won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and the Licia Albanese Competition. She made her Carnegie Hall debut singing Handel's Messiah. In 2001, she debuted at the Metropolitan Opera singing Pamina in Mozart's Die Zauberflote. Esther has performed with most major orchestra's through the United States, Europe, and China. In addition to performing, Esther enjoys teaching lessons and master classes and sharing her knowledge and experience with audiences and performers alike.

2017 Spring Ourtreach: Cy's Place Pediatric Transplant Hospitality House

Kids battling cancer or receiving bone marrow/organ transplants come to the Mayo Medical Center in Rochester, Minnesota from communities all over North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin – and the USA and the world. The medical treatments that these children have to undergo often leave them with compromised immune systems. Extremely vulnerable to germs, these boys and girls need a super-clean place to stay and mend that is still within reach of their doctors and emergency medical facilities.

Cy’s Place wants to build a new facility in order to make it possible to hold out a hand to more of these kids (and their families) by providing such a place. Cy’s Place seeks to be God’s hands and feet and to minister to families in need. The vision for Cy’s Place is to provide welcoming and affordable accommodations and support services for children and their families who are undergoing transplant and stem cell treatments at the Mayo Clinic and Eugenio Litta Children’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. 

The need for affordable housing for out-of-town families facing the challenges of a child in cancer treatment at the Mayo Clinic is extensive. Cy’s Place honors the world-class medical professionals at Mayo Clinic who are helping children, and wishes to offer support by providing lodging for out-of-town families with children who are facing significant medical challenges.

 

A Bella Christmas: Thankful Hearts

 

We are grateful to the Post Bulletin for helping to share our 10th anniversary story.  

We were honored to have 2007 Alum Shelley Mihm share her story about what the Bella family has meant to her and the foundation and confidence the Bella sisterhood has given her as she pursues her dreams.