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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

SEPT 28 2017

Stephen Self, organ

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Professor of Music Stephen Self will open up the mighty Blackinton organ.

OCT 1 2017

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

2 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Rental Event

OCT 8 2017

Homecoming Hymn Sing

3 p.m. Benson Great Hall.

Enjoy singing favorite hymns together with fellow alumni!

OCT 9 2017

Anoka Hennepin Choral Festival

7 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Rental event

OCT 13 2017

Raul Prieto Ramirez

7 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Featured organ concert

OCT 14 2017

Eagle Brook Middle School Event

10 a.m.

Rental Event

OCT 19 2017

Angela & Friends

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

A chamber program of Gliere, Debussy, and Shostakovich

OCT 27 2017

Jazz Orchestras Fall Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Jazz classics presented by the 10:20 and 5:40 Jazz Orchestras.

OCT 28 2017

Crowder

7 p.m. Benson Great Hall

American Prodigal Tour

OCT 29 2017

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

2 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Rental Event

NOV 3 2017

Family Weekend Wind Symphony Fall Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Bethel Wind Symphony under the direction of Steven Thompson presents its annual fall concert.

NOV 4 2017

Songs of Faithfulness: Choral Concert and Hymn Sing

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Bethel choirs present a fall concert.

NOV 5 2017

MegaRally Finale

6 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Don't miss our last MegaRally for junior and senior high students!

NOV 7 2017

Christian High School Choral Festival

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Join us for the second annual concert presented by the Bethel choirs and area Twin City Christian high school choirs hosted by Bethel University!

NOV 9 2017

Mounds View Schools Orchestra Concert

7 p.m.

Mounds View Schools Event

NOV 10 2017

Chamber Orchestra Fall Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

A concert of classic orchestral literature conducted by Director of String Activities Hannah Schendel

NOV 14 2017

Philharmonic Orchestra Fall Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

A concert of orchestral favorites, conducted by Hannah Schendel

NOV 16 2017

Performance Prize

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

A competition featuring the finest student solo performances in vocal, keyboard, and instrumental.

NOV 30 2017

Festival of Christmas

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Bethel's talented musicians usher in the Christmas season through joyful song

DEC 1 2017

Festival of Christmas

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Bethel's talented musicians usher in the Christmas season through joyful song

DEC 2 2017

Festival of Christmas

2 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Bethel's talented musicians usher in the Christmas season through joyful song

DEC 2 2017

Festival of Christmas

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Bethel's talented musicians usher in the Christmas season through joyful song

DEC 9 2017

Shoreview Northern Lights Variety Band

7 p.m. Benson Great Hall

A holiday concert with special guests the Minnesota Boychoir and broadcast legend Don Shelby.

DEC 10 2017

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

2 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Rental Event

DEC 15 2017

CAS Winter Commencement

4 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Ceremony for graduating students from the College of Arts and Sciences

DEC 18 2017

Totino Grace Concert

7 p.m.

Totino Grace High School Event

JAN 14 2018

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

2 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Rental Event

FEB 13 2018

Pam Sohriakoff & Herbert Johnson, duo-piano

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

A faculty recital featuring works for two pianos

MAR 24 2018

Wind Symphony Home Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Wind Symphony under conductor Steven Thompson will conclude their 2018 spring tour with a concert in Benson Great Hall.

APR 19 2018

Södra Vätterbygdens Folkhögskola (SVF) Choir and Bethel Choir Joint Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The SVF Choir from Jönköping, Sweden, and the Bethel Choir will collaborate to present a concert of choral classics and Swedish folk music during the SVF Choir's 2018 American tour.

APR 24 2018

Great Hall Choral Arts Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Featuring the Bethel Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Twin City area high school choirs

MAY 1 2018

Philharmonic Orchestra Spring Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

A concert of orchestral favorites conducted by Hannah Schendel

MAY 4 2018

Jazz in the Great Hall

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The 5:40 Jazz Orchestra will present a program of classic jazz tunes directed by Jason Harms.

MAY 11 2018

Classics in the Great Hall

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Gene Peterson will conduct a choral-orchestral work, and student winners of the 2018 concerto-aria competition will perform.

MAY 13 2018

Bethel Handbell Ensemble Spring Concert

3 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Kevin Shull directs the Bethel Handbell Ensemble in a concert of pieces for handbells.

MAY 20 2018

Bethel Choir "Bon Voyage" Concert

3 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Bethel Choir under conductor Gene Peterson will present their Bon Voyage concert to kick off the 2018 International Tour to Sweden, Estonia, and Latvia.