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Music & Mindfulness I 2223

with Minnesota Orchestra Musicians

Thu Mar 2, 2023

Orchestra Hall

~1 hr

Performance begins at 7:00PM. 

Join Minnesota Orchestra musicians Esther Seitz, cello and Emily Switzer, violin and Mariann Johnson, mindfulness and wellbeing instructor, as they explore music and mindfulness through performances and engaging dialogue. Johnson is from the University of Minnesota Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing.

Want to learn more about the Music & Mindfulness experience? Twin Cities local and Anoka County Commissioner Mandy Meisner gave it a try and wrote about the experience. Read it here!

A Few Things to Know

  1. 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



    String Sonata in G minor


    Resolves for Solo Cello


    Selection from Duo in D major for Violin and Cello


    Malinconia and Danse des Ombres, from Violin Sonata No. 2


    Passacaglia for Violin and Cello


Emily Switzer


Mariann Johnson

wellbeing and mindfulness instructor

Listen Ahead

Accessibility Services

  • Armless & Bariatric Chairs
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Large-Print Programs
  • Noise-Cancelling Headphones
  • Service Animals
  • Wheelchair & Accessible Seating

Additional services are available upon request.

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