Benson Great Hall

Benson Great Hall

Benson Great Hall is one of the finest performing arts centers in the St. Paul and Minneapolis area, hosting concerts, performances, conferences, and more. Our comfortable seating, excellent acoustics, and friendly staff make it the perfect venue to take in a concert or event.

Upcoming Events

Sweetwater Revival

Master's Voice & Sweetwater Revival

April 24, 2014 | 7 p.m. | Edinbrook Church, Brooklyn Park, MN

Come and experience this long-anticipated gospel event at Edinbrook Church! Master's Voice and Sweetwater Revival TOGETHER in concert sharing an evening of ministry and music.

Forest Lake High School Concert

April 25, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Vocal Essence

Tchaikovsky for Voices

April 27, 2014 | 3 p.m. | Benson Great Hall at Bethel University

With the power of 300 voices, immerse yourself in the grandeur and romantic beauty of Tchaikovsky’s music.

Juan Li, piano

Bethel Philharmonic Orchestra Spring Concert

April 29, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Conductor Lynda Bradley Vacco will conduct the Bethel Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert of Tchaikovsky, Ravel, and Rimsky-Korsakov. Professor of Piano Juan Li is featured soloist in Schumann's Piano Concerto in a minor, Op. 54.

Jazz in the Great Hall

Jazz in the Great Hall

May 2, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Bethel's 5:40 Jazz Orchestra and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble will present a program of classic jazz tunes directed by Jason Harms and Dennis Port.

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Minnesota Youth Symphonies

May 4, 2014 | 2 p.m. | Benson Great Hall - Bethel University

Join the Minnesota Youth Symphonies for the finale concert for our 2013-14 season, featuring pianist Nachito Herrera, performing Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the Symphony Orchestra.

Classics in the Great Hall

Classics in the Great Hall

May 9, 2014 | 7:30 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Classics will feature performances by the Bethel Choir, Wind Symphony, Women's Chorale, Chamber Orchestra and Festival Choir and Orchestra as well as winners of the 2014 student concerto aria competition.

Herzing University Graduation

May 10, 2014 | 3 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Legacy Five Quartet

Legacy Five Quartet

May 10, 2014 | 6 p.m. | Cedar Valley Church, Bloomington, MN

Enjoy four and five part harmonies by one of gospel music's favorite southern gospel groups, Legacy Five Quartet.


Handbell Ensemble Spring Concert

May 11, 2014 | 3 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Steven Thompson directs the Bethel Handbell Ensemble in a concert of pieces for handbells, including hymn arrangements, arrangements of well-known classics, and original music for handbells.

Senior Recitals - Hilary Engel, mezzo-soprano & Alex Steddom, piano

May 13, 2014 | 8 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

The Department of Music presents mezzo-soprano Hilary Engel, student of Cheryl Oie, and pianist Alex Steddom, student of Juan Li, in Senior Recitals. Assisting with the program is pianist Emily Urban and bass Daniel Sandberg.

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Best. Night. Ever.

May 16, 2014 | 7 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

A night of unforgettable worship presented by Harvest Bible Chapel, featuring Shane & Shane. Live Worship CD Recording by Vested Worship.


PIPFest - A Youth Choral Festival

May 17, 2014 | 7 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Celebrating 20 years with 11 outstanding choirs, over 400 voices and one world renowned guest conductor, Stephen Hatfield.

St Paul Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Zehetmair

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

May 18, 2014 | 2 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

The SPCO celebrates the centenary of Benjamin Britten, one of the twentieth century’s definitive musical voices.

Mounds View ALC Graduation

May 28, 2014 | 7 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Minnehaha Academy Graduation

June 1, 2014 | 6 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Minneapolis Business College Graduation

June 7, 2014 | 2 p.m. | Benson Great Hall

Debra Miller's World of Dance

June 17 - June 19, 2014 | Benson Great Hall

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