If you’ve ever attended a choral concert, chances are the selected music was written by well-known European composers. But in Minnesota, an ensemble is weaving in Latin American music that has flown under-the-radar for generations.
Border CrosSing doesn’t just want to make the public aware that music from Latin America is more dimensional than some might think. It also performs its shows in both Spanish and English so that audiences can walk away with a sense of language enrichment. Five years in, the group is building a bi-lingual choral movement. Reporter Mike Moen has this profile.
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