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Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts lists season performers

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The Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts (GLAPA) season of six performances will kick off with the Heartland Symphony Orchestra on Friday, Oct. 10, at Pequot Lakes High School.


Call 218-568-9200 for information on season passes and family ticket packages.

The Heartland Symphony Orchestra will present its fall Russian Masters concert at 7:30 p.m. The concert will include guest pianist Joseph Welch, a pre-concert interview with conductor Sergey Bogza and music of the central Minnesota community orchestra.

Other GLAPA performances include:

• The Pequot Lakes Community Theater (PLCT) fall musical, "Singin' in the Rain," presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International. Performances will be Fridays-Sundays, Nov. 14-16 and 21-23. Friday and Saturday shows will be at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday shows at 2 p.m.

• Consensus Vocal Ensemble, a Brainerd-based nine-member a cappella ensemble that performs an eclectic mix of standard choral works, popular arrangements and jazz standards, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31, 2015.

• The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet (MGQ) with Colette Illarde will appear at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 2015, featuring the MGQ arrangements of music by Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo with original choreography by Illarde.

Attend the guitar workshop from 1-3 p.m. and the dance workshop from 3-4 p.m.

• The PLCT production of "The Game's Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays" will be presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. on March 20-22 and 27-29, with shows at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m.Sundays.

• The Looney Lutherans, a wacky trio, will promote their new cookbook, "Use Your Food: Eat Like a Lutheran!" at 7:30 p.m. April 18.

Season pass holders receive assigned, reserved seating in the Pequot Lakes High School auditorium for all six shows for $70 for adults, $60 for seniors (age 60 and older) and $50 for youth (ages 18 and younger).

A new family ticket package provides four tickets (two adults and two youth) for general seating for all six shows for $150 (a $90 savings off the regular ticket price).

For more information on GLAPA, visit or call the Pequot Lakes Community Education office at 218-568-9200.