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Sarah Hicks, principal pops conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra, will spend a week in Willmar during the Common Chords festival when members of the orchestra will participate in more than 30 community events, including three full concerts. Hicks was in Grand Rapids last year for the same type of community visit. (Photo by Greg Helgeson)

In case you missed it: Minnesota Orchestra bringing Common Chords festival to Willmar, Minn.


Minnesota Orchestra members will participate in more than 30 events including three full concerts during their Common Chords festival May 22-26 in Willmar.

The festival, the result of an extensive year-long planning process by a committee of Willmar community leaders and orchestra staff, is part of the multi-year Common Chords project, which establishes partnerships between the orchestra and communities outside the Twin Cities area, each culminating in its own unique festival week.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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