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VocalEssence and Philip Brunelle return to the MinnRoast 2015 stage

VocalEssence brought their glorious pipes to the MinnRoast stage last year for a couple of memorable numbers. They also brought their conductor, Philip Brunelle, to accompany them on piano. We’re happy to announce Brunelle and members of VocalEssence are returning to the Historic State Theatre stage on April 24 for more harmonious fun.

MinnRoast 2015 is our eighth annual song-and-skit variety show. All proceeds support MinnPost, your nonprofit, non-partisan source for independent news and analysis of issues important to Minnesota.

MinnPost members who donate $10 per month or $120 per year (or more) are eligible for a 25% ticket discount on show-only MinnRoast tickets at the $16, $44, or $84 levels. Please contact membership coordinator Ashleigh at or (612) 455-6954 for details and the discount code.

Joining VocalEssence this year will be fellow vocalists Tesfa Wondemagegnehu and Maria Jette, as well as Sen. Al Franken, Rep. Tom Emmer, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, House Speaker Kurt Daudt, Brian “BT” Turner, co-hosts Barb Abney and Roxane Battle and more. You can find more information about the event and special guests here.

Watch members of VocalEssence and Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, accompanied by Philip Brunelle, performing “Rich State” from MinnRoast 2014.

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Ticket LevelsWhat you getCost
Way Above Average Ticket(s)Pre-show reception + Tier One show seating$175 + $4 theatre restoration fee
($130 tax-deductible)
Show Only Ticket(s)Tier Two seating

$80 + $4 theatre restoration fee
($68 tax-deductible)

Show Only Ticket(s)Tier Three seating

$40 + $4 theatre restoration fee
($28 tax-deductible)

Show Only Ticket(s)Tier Four seating (upper balcony)$12 + $4 theatre restoration fee

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