NEWS & EVENTS


   

St. Francis Music Center Honors Concert

January 27, 1pm | Sacred Heart Chapel

 

The public is invited to attend the St. Francis Music Center Honors Concert on Sunday, January 27, 1 p.m., in Sacred Heart Chapel at St. Francis Convent, Little Falls. Several of the Music Center’s top students will present a recital including strings, piano, flute and more! Come and be inspired by our talented youth. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact St. Francis Music Center at (320)632-0637 or www.sfmusiccenter.org.

 


 

Music scholarships awarded

 

IMG_7319St. Francis Music Center, Little Falls, has several special scholarships that have been set up by families to recognize the talents and dedication of music students and to encourage them to continue their musical studies. Students are chosen for these awards based on teacher recommendation, participation in musical activities and auditions.

 

The highest honor at the Music Center is the Sister Justina Bieganek Award. Sister Justina was a part of the Music Center from its very beginnings in 1979. She retired at the age of 99.  Marissa Throener from Swanville has been chosen as this year’s recipient. 

 

Also awarded were the Sister Judine Cassidy Scholarships to Peter Knopik and Valerie Tenold from Little Falls; Daylan Mick from Rice; Vera Miller from Browerville; and Isaac Sample from Lake Shore. Sister Judine was the beloved principal at St. Francis High School from 1960-1977.

 

Isaac Olson from Little Falls was awarded the Lyseng Family Scholarship, which was set up by Vicki and Greg Spofford in honor of Vicki’s parents, both life-long music educators. Sarah Leisenheimer from Little Falls was awarded the Bernet Family Scholarship, created by the Bernet family in honor of Sister Maurita Bernet and of their parents who provided music lessons to all six daughters.

 


 

Pasta Bar

February 2, 4:30-7 p.m. | at St. Francis Convent

 

The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls will host an all-you-can-eat Pasta Bar on Saturday, April 6, 4:30-7 p.m., at St. Francis Convent, Little Falls. Spaghetti with meat sauce (meat-less sauce is available upon request), chicken alfredo, white and cracked wheat bread, Caesar salad, homemade bars and beverages will be served. Ticket prices include: Adults--$10; Children 5-12 years—45; Children under 5 years—Free. Dinner tickets will be available at the door or by calling (320)632-2981. Proceeds from the Pasta Bar will benefit St. Francis Health and Wellness Center and St. Francis Music Center, Little Falls. For more information contact (32)632-2981 or info@fslf.org; www.fslf.org.

 


 

St. Francis String Orchestras

April 26, 7 p.m. | Sacred Heart Chapel

 

The St. Francis String Orchestras will present a Spring Concert on Friday, April 26, 7 p.m., in Sacred Heart Chapel at St. Francis Convent, Little Falls. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the St. Francis Music Center at (320)632-0637 or visit www.sfmusiccenter.org.

 


 

Green Fair Folk Festival

August 7, 4-8 p.m | west lawn at St. Francis Convent

 

The Green Fair Folk Festival will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 4-8 p.m., on the west lawn at St. Francis Convent, Little Falls. Now in its 13th year this event welcomed over 900 people in 2018. The Green Fair Folk Festival is an afternoon and evening of music along with environmentally friendly ideas—a community celebration where everyone is welcome. This evening of ecological awareness is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls. For more information, or to become a booth exhibitor, contact Elise Carey at gfff@fslf.org or (320)632-0634 or visit www.fslf.org/GreenFair. Look for us also on Facebook.

 


 

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2017-2018 Calendar 

 

Fall Quarter..................

September 4 – November 24, 2018

Winter Quarter...........

November 26, 2018 - March 2, 2019

Christmas Break........

December 22, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Spring Quarter............

March 3 - May 24, 2019

Summer Session.........

June 3 - August 16, 2019

Summer Break............

July 1 - July 7, 2019

Special Events

 

Halloween Recital....................................

October 28, 2018. 1 p.m.

Holiday Recitals.......................................

Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2  2018

Chorale Christmas Concert................

December 7, 2018. 7 p.m.

Orchestra Christmas Concert............

December 14, 2018. 7 p.m.

Honors Concert........................................

January 27, 2019. 1 p.m.

Spring Orchestra Concert....................

April 26, 2019. 7 p.m.

Spring Chorale Concert..........................

May 5, 2019. 2 p.m.

Spring Recitals..........................................

May 10, 11, 12, 2019

Green Fair Folk Festival........................

August 7, 2019