Concerts and Events

2018 Concert & Special Events Schedule 

Concerts and events are subject to change. Free unless otherwise noted. A freewill offering or entrance fee may be received at certain events to cover expenses and help support and further the arts at Mount Carmel.

Arthur’s Quartet
Wednesday, August 14 at 4:00 pm
Coming all the way from St. Paul, this quartet will delight the ears and soul as they share a special concert for Mount Carmel. The quartet, based out of ARC Homes of St. Paul, is made up of ARC staff members who love music and are good at it! Come enjoy a beautiful afternoon concert in the chapel at Mount Carmel. Open to all.

Memorial Concert for Kay Hoffland
Tuesday, August 21st at 1:30 pm in the Mount Carmel Chapel.
Longtime musician at Mount Carmel, Kay went to be with her Lord in April 2018. In honor of her life and service, a special concert will be shared with all, led by her fellow trio musicians, Jane Schuneman and Sonja Hinderlie (her daughter).  Come for a wonderful afternoon of music, memories, and friends at Mount Carmel.

Charles Johnson, Baritone
Tuesday, August 21, at 4:00 pm
Charles Johnson, an inspired baritone soloist, will bring his powerful renditions of sacred music classics to Mount Carmel Ministries near Alexandria. His interest in the many facets of music has taken Johnson from the operatic stage to night clubs, from concerts to sanctuaries and also into the music business.

Johnson is the co-founder of Limeliters, one of Nashville’s most successful talent agencies. He has been a choral director since his teenage years, serving churches in Chicago, Nashville, Colorado and California.

Keith Martinson in Concert
August 29th at 4:00 pm.

Messiah Sing-along
Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm in chapel. (final details subject to change)
A $5 suggested donation will go to the High School Food Shelf. (Please do not bring canned goods or perishable, non-perishable items to the concert. Your cash donation will help further the work and care of the Food Shelf.)

This annual event brings together local area youth musicians, church choirs, soloists and pianists and participants to share in the joy of Christmas with a special sing along of Handel’s Messiah.

Special guests include: Alexandria High School Rainbow Strings Orchestra, Directed by Brad Lambrecht.

Guest soloists: to be announced.
Pianists: to be announced.
Special Honors to Kay Hoffland, who helped found this event in 2011. She went to be with the Lord in 2018.

Proceeds from the event, along with a grant from Thrivent Financial, will go toward the Alexandria High School Food Shelf.

Cookies and coffee will be served following the sing along in the Mount Carmel chapel gathering space.