Carol Hendrickson – French Horn Plays on: Paxman Horn Joined EMSO: 2010 Currently retired, Carol previously had been an Electronics Sales Rep. She currently lives in Woodbury, MN. Carol’s hobbies include tennis, pop tennis, and pickleball!
Ron Larson Instrument: German Viola Joined: 10+ years ago Retired from 3M Native to Minnesota, Ron Larson was raised in Minneapolis. He currently resides in Stillwater, enjoying his time after a career with 3M, where he initially joined with EMSO. With his freedom that comes with retirement, Ron loves to travel, make wine, play […]
Steve Crooks Instrument: Gabbrielli Viola Year joined: 2016 EMSO Vice President Steve grew up in Rochester and currently resides in Mahtomedi. Steve works as a Intellectual Property Technical Professional with 3M, and before that he was a research chemist in pharmaceuticals. When Steve is not working, he plays various musical instruments, including bass guitar, electric guitar, […]
Featuring excerpts from Clara’s Dream performed by students of the School of St. Paul Ballet with professional company dancer Michelle Ludwig as “Clara” Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm East Ridge High School, 4200 Pioneer Dr, Woodbury, MN 55129 Purchase Tickets Here Please read bulleted information before purchasing: When you click an Add to […]
Dwight Erickson French Horn – Double King Horn Joined EMSO: 1979 EMSO Treasurer Dwight grew up in Jordan, MN and currently resides in Woodbury, MN – close to 3M headquarters where he currently works as a materials scientist. In his spare time, Dwight enjoys biking and gardening.
Angie Newgren – Violin Year Joined: 2014 Non Profit Management Angie studied at the University of St. Thomas where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English in 2014, with a minor in music. Through UST, she studied violin under Tamas Strasser (former SPCO violist), Daniel Chong (Parker Quartet violinist), and Lydia Miller (former MN […]
A Mighty Fortress: Mendelssohn’s Reformation Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation Featuring the King of Kings Lutheran Church’s King’s Choir, Brass Ensemble, and JuBELLation Handbell Choir. Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1583 Radio Drive, Woodbury, MN Admission to this concert is free. Free will offerings in support of the […]
Download this Flyer A Mighty Fortress: Mendelssohn’s Reformation Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation Featuring the King of Kings’ Handbell and King’s Choirs, and Brass Ensemble Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. King of Kings Lutheran Church, Woodbury, MN A Holiday Fête Celebrating the Joy of the Season FEATURING PERFORMANCES FROM THE […]
Woodbury, MN, August 23, 2017 – The East Metro Symphony Orchestra (EMSO) is pleased to announce violinist Joan Molloy as its new concertmaster. Molloy served as guest concertmaster for A Celebration of Finnish Music, the final concert in the orchestra’s 2016-2017 concert season, and returns as a permanent replacement for Michal Sobieski, EMSO’s previous concertmaster, who retired last year. […]
2016-2017 Season Chapter One: Friendship Sunday, November 6th, 2016 – 2:00PM Trinity Lutheran Church 115 North 4th Street Stillwater, MN This concert reunites three childhood friends – EMSO Music Director and Conductor Dr. Elizabeth Prielozny Barnes, special guest Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Gary Stucka, and violinist Robin Fossum. A wonderful concert featuring Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme, and a performance […]