The Heartland Concert Association has announced their upcoming season!
CONCERT SELECTIONS FOR 2018-2019 SEASON
Concerts will be at 7:00 pm in the Park Rapids High School Auditorium
* Check out “reciprocity” concerts below Park Rapids performances *
Membership packets may be picked up at Beagle Books in Park Rapids, Thrifty White Drug in Walker and Headwaters School of Music and the Arts in Bemidji
October 8, 2018
The JERSEY TENORS are a rock/opera mash-up sensation that creates an explosive blend of the most popular opera classics alongside such rock ‘n roll greats as Queen, Journey, Elton John and Billy Joel, but they are also “Jersey Proud” and do not forget where they came from as they highlight some of Jersey’s finest, including Frankie Valli, Frank Sinatra, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Kool and the Gang and even Whitney Houston!
November 2, 2018
“The Funniest Night” with Todd Oliver and Friends TODD OLIVER – comedian, ventriloquist, musician – brings his friends, IRVING – Todd’s talking dog, and POPS, MISS LILLY, & JOEY – Todd’s suitcase family, to the stage to perform “THE FUNNIEST NIGHT” a hilarious 85 minutes of fun and frolic as he leads the audience through a range of hilarity from canine conversations with Irving, to the amazing ventriloquism featuring Pops, Miss Lilly, and Joey, his lively suitcase family. Todd Oliver and Friends have been a feature on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson, The Today Show, a couple episodes of Walker Texas Ranger, and in 2012 they were a semi-finalist on America’s Got Talent.
February 23, 2019
THE CAROLE KING SONGBOOK “Tapestry” – The Carole King Songbook, is America’s premier musical tribute to Carole King. Suzanne Davis recreates the sound and vibe of a 1970’s Carole King concert experience following the music of her classic album, Tapestry. Audience members will be transported back to the iconic image of her record breaking, multi-million selling album of 1971, recreating an accurate musical presentation of Carole’s piano and vocals, just as they were.
LYSANDER PIANO TRIO
March 12, 2019
The Lysander Piano Trio – Itamar Zorman, violin, Liza Stepanova, piano and Michael Katz, cello – was formed at The Juilliard School in 2009 and was selected that year to represent Juilliard in a special concert in Mexico City. The great beginnings of a fabulous career! Since then they have toured all over the world, and won numerous major competitions. The Trio takes its name from a character in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. As a winner of the Concert Guild Competition, it has been praised by the Strad for its “Incredible ensemble, passionate playing, articulate and imaginative ideas and wide palette of colors.” They enjoy performing in community programs for audiences of all ages and in a variety of venues.
April 14, 2019
BRASSFIRE – with trumpeter JENS LINDEMANN and his trio Jens Lindemann, former lead trumpet of the Canadian Brass, has been hailed as one of the most celebrated trumpet soloists in the instrument’s history, and was recently named “International Brass Personality of the Year.” Jens has played in every major concert venue in the world, playing exclusively on 24k gold plated trumpets!
Through our reciprocity agreement with the Wadena Concert Association, members may also attend these concerts if seats are available.
The following performances are held in Memorial Auditorium in Wadena at 7:30pm
(Click here for Wadena’s concert Facebook page for more information on these performers)
Oct. 6, 2018 – Holy Rocka Rollaz
Nov. 9, 2018 – Charlie Albright
Feb. 5, 2019 – Paul the Beatle
Mar 2, 2019 – Eliz. Von Trapp
Apr. 30, 2019 – Swing Your strings
Interested in membership? Go to their website to learn more.