Honors Concert and Performance Art

Honors Concert and Performance Art
The 2014 Honors Concert and Performance Art Event will take place on April 22, 2014

Honors events  provide creative and talented young artists in Saint Paul Public Schools with a professionally produced Concert, Performance, and Visual Art Exhibition experience and is a community celebration of Saint Paul Public School students' knowledge, skills and efforts.


About the Honors Concert and Performance Art Event 2014

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS), Ordway Center for the Performing Arts and the Minnesota Museum of American Art (MMAA) will showcase the artistic talents and skills of more than 450 students in the 23rd annual Honors Concert, Performance Art and Art Exhibition.


The Honors Concert and Performance Art event, featuring junior high students, will begin  at 7 p.m. in the Ordway Music Theater. At 6:00 p.m.... in the Marzitelli Foyer, the K-8 Performance Showcase will take place.


The Master of Ceremonies will introduce the concert featuring instrumental and vocal performances conducted by former SPPS music teacher, Dr. Emily Threinen (band), Ms. Claudette Laureano (orchestra) and Ms. Judy Sagen (choral). The event also will  include a projected slideshow of Honors Exhibition student visual art that will be on view at the Honors Art Exhibition.


Complementing the musical performances, an exhibition of student artwork will be displayed in May at the MMAA.  It will feature the visual artists’ creations selected from original paintings, drawings, photographs, beadwork, ceramics and other works submitted by SPPS visual art teachers. The exhibition reception date is May 15, 2014 and the display will run until May 25, 2014.


23rd Annual Honors Concert, Performance Art and K-8 Performance Showcase

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Honors Concert, at 7 p.m.

K-8 Performance Showcase, at 6 p.m. Featuring Linwood Monroe Arts Plus and Capitol Hill Gifted and Talented Magnet

Honors Performance Art (during the Honors Concert) featuring Washington Technology Students performing Honoring A Legacy


Ordway Center for the Performing Arts – Ordway’s Music Theater

345 Washington Street

Saint Paul, MN 55102

Tickets: $5 General Admission

Box Office:  651.224.4222

TDD (Hearing Impaired):  651.282.3100



Honors Art Exhibition

In partnership with the Minnesota Museum of American Art

Opening Reception: May 15, 2014 | 5:00pm-7:00pm (A free event)

Exhibition Run: May 15-25, 2014


MMAA Project Space: The Pioneer Building (at the corner of 4th and Robert Street)

141 E. 4th Street (entrance on Robert Street)

St. Paul, MN 55101




View photos from the art exhibition 2010


Teacher Chairs:
Anne Marie Person, Orchestra
Carole Whitney, Choir
Matt Oyen Band


Visual Art Exhibition Contact:
Jan Spencer de Gutierrrez

Christina Chang, MMAA


District Contact:
Jan Spencer de Gutierrez,
Supervisor, Visual and Performing Arts

Ordway Center Contact:
Erin Matteson
K-12 Education Coordinator
ematteson@ordway.org   |   651.282.3135




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