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  • Songwriters Showcase August – Will Mueller

  • Sunday Salon: Woodin Family Recital

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    The Woodin Family returns to our corner of the world in August. John, Nancy, son Rob and daughter-in-law Lydia are preparing an afternoon of Broadway and light classical music that will include some old favorites and will also introduce some soon-to-be favorites. John and Nancy were Dubuque-area mus...

  • Sunday Salon featuring Elaina Burns

    Sunday Salon features Elaina Burns, July 22, 4 pm. Toccare piano recital, featuring Dr. Elaina Burns, at the Galena Center for the Arts Dr. Elaina Burns, a past professor of piano at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, returns from New York City to perform a recital, “Toccare”, at the Galen...

  • Songwriters Showcase July – Liz Snavely

    Songwriters Showcase features Liz Snavely Liz Snavely has a distinct vocal sound that can warm up the chilliest morning, and her songs have a way of working their way under your skin and making themselves a part of your being. With introspective poetry set to music that cuts to the soul, Snavely con...

  • Fete de la Musique

    For the last 35 years in France, the 21st of June is not just the longest day of the year but also the day of the fête de la musique. This “festival of music” is no ordinary festival. Created in France in 1982, it has been taken up by neighboring countries where it has been equally succ...

  • Songwriters Showcase – Doug Sievers

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  • Songwriters Showcase, featuring Martin Koop

    Martin Koop is a singer, songwriter and guitar-picker, whose contagious songs are the reason Funcoast magazine said Koop is “proof that folk music is alive and well.” When it gets down to gritty,groovy, soulful songs about life, broken hearts, dirty laundry, trains, and best friends, nobody in A...

  • Broad Ideas – Songwriters Showcase

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    Enjoy songs from twelve amazing women songwriters during this night of music

  • Sunday Salon, Cadenza!

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    In the fall of 2012, the Dubuque Chorale added a chamber choir called Dubuque Chorale Cadenza. This mixed-voice group of 16-24 select singers, directed by Bob Demaree, performs for community service organizations and other community events, as well as a part of regular Chorale concerts.   Caden...

  • Songwriters Showcase features Bryce Reeg

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    Songwriter Bryce Reeg is 24 years old, and was raised in Bellevue, IA. He picked up the guitar when he was 12 and started singing and playing acoustic gigs when he was 16, which ultimately became his job to the current day. His original music bounces back and forth between the realms of folk and blu...

  • November Songwriter Showcase – Dan Peart

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    This month’s Showcase will feature Dan Peart. On November 16, we celebrate three years of producing monthly Songwriter Showcases!  Within those 34 performances, over 60 musicians have graced our stage, and several, more than once.  We owe many thanks to L A Suess and Lenny Wayne for creating...

  • October Songwriter Showcase – Catherine and Ted Parrish

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    This month’s Showcase will feature Catherine and Ted Parrish Songwriters Showcase is a free event on the third Thursday of every month with a suggested donation to the Center For the Arts.

  • Sunday Salon – Marcus deJesus and Brian Eiffes

                                              Sept. 24.  Sunday Salon.  2 PM  By popular demand, we will have a Sunday Salon once again featuring classical guitarist, Marcus DeJesus, and this time he will be joined by baritone Brian Eiffes.  Together they will perform a vari...

  • September Songwriter Showcase – Elizabeth Mary and Theresa Rosetta

    This month, Elizabeth Mary and Theresa Rosetta will share the Showcase. Songwriters Showcase is a free event on the third Thursday of every month with a suggested donation to the Center For the Arts.

  • August Songwriter Showcase – Megan Roeth

    This month’s Showcase features the music of Megan Roeth. Megan Roeth has been singing and writing songs for 22 years. Her music style is influenced by pop, rock, and folk.  Some of her favorite artists include the Foo Fighters, Muse, Radiohead, Lana Del Rey and Elliot Smith. Megan’s passio...

  • July Songwriter Showcase with Dave Hummel

    Songwriters Showcase is a free event on the third Thursday of every month with a suggested donation to the Center For the Arts.

  • June Songwriter Showcase with Frankie Joe Willderman

    Songwriters Showcase is a free event on the third Thursday of every month with a suggested donation to the Center For the Arts.

  • Sunday Salon with Michelle Qureshi

    Michelle Qureshi is a composer, multi‐instrumentalist, and classically trained guitarist, who writes and performs in various musical styles that combine her instrumental artistry with her passion for creating music. That music, drawn with delicate, soulful sounds, has been described as enchanting,...

  • Megan Gloss
    “The Lusty Month of May: Songs of Springtime and Romance”

    Soprano Megan Gloss will present a recital titled “The Lusty Month of May: Songs of Springtime and Romance” as part of the Sunday Salon series at the Galena Center for the Arts, at 2 PM on May 21. The recital will feature a mixture of art songs, operatic arias and musical theater selections. Joi...

  • May – Natascha Myers

    As a songwriter, Natascha creates songs overflowing with metaphorical lyrics and colorful harmonic language. Her soothing voice accompanied by a wide variety of instrumentation, including her latest innovation of violin and cello, creates an ethereal sound that listeners describe as something a pers...

  • April – Melanie Devaney

    Melanie Devaney, a singer-songwriter from Epworth, Iowa will perform at the Galena Center For the Arts on Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. The performance is part of the Center For the Arts’ monthly Songwriters Showcase and is free with a suggested donation to the Center For the Arts. Devaney’s s...

  • Julien Chamber Choir Concert, Songs of Myth and Legend

    The Julien Chamber Choir, directed by Kristen Eby, presents their spring concert “Songs of Myth and Legend” on Monday, April 3 at 7 pm in the performance space at the Galena Center for the Arts. Founded in 1999, the Julien Chamber Choir is made up of approximately 24 professional and amateu...

  • March Songwriters’ Showcase

    The Songwriters Showcase offers a live concert the third Thursday of every month. The March Showcase will feature Medicinal Purpose (Pearl Breitbach and Scott Guthrie) and “Robyn and Ted”. Cowgirl Pearl Breitbach is a musical veteran who has raised an entire generation of gifted musicians and so...

  • Sunday Salon Piano Duets

  • Sunday Salon Classical Guitar Concert

  • Peg Cornils

  • Julien Chamber Choir Spring Concert “Cinema Choral Classics”

    The Julien Chamber Choir, directed by Kristen Eby, is made up of professional and amateur musicians from around the tri-state area, and performs a wide variety of choral styles, including classical, folk and spirituals. The Cinema Choral Classic selections will include iconic music from Chariots of ...

  • Drum Circle

    Drum Circle led by Jimmy Berg, with demonstration of Middle Eastern dance by Amanda Joy.

  • Audible Art Show

  • Songwriters Showcase Series