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Dramatic close up of cellist performing
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Music & Mindfulness

Thu Apr 7, 2022 | 7pm CT

Orchestra Hall

~1 hr

Minnesota Orchestra musicians Emily Switzer, violin and Esther Seitz, cello join Mariann Johnson, University of Minnesota Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing Mindfulness and Wellbeing Instructor, to explore music and mindfulness through performances and engaging dialogue.

A Few Things to Know

  1. Choose whether you’d like to sit onstage or in the auditorium as you practice a mindful approach to listening to music. No prior experience with mindfulness or special attire is needed.
  2. This series is presented in collaboration with the University of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing
  3. The Bakken Center is actively involved in mindfulness research, including multi-year studies funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Date & Time



Mariann Johnson

wellbeing and mindfulness instructor

Emily Switzer


Accessibility Services

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Service Animals
  • Wheelchair & Accessible Seating

Additional services are available upon request.