Save the dates for our 16th season!

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 Sunday, November 10, 2024, at 2:00 pm

Come to the Woods

The innovative professional vocal ensemble begins its 16th season with an eclectic concert featuring American Triptych by Emmy Award-winning composer Jake Runestad, based on the writings of Henry David Thoreau (Massachusetts), Wendell Berry (Kentucky), and John Muir (California). Each of the three movements expresses an aspect of our human connection with the natural world. Also featured will be songbirdsongs by Pulitzer Prize and Grammy award-winning composer John Luther Adams, and Due North by Canadian composer Stephen Chatman. These pieces explore the natural wonders of various regions of North America. The musical settings are broad in scope and tone evoking images of stunning landscapes and wildlife.

With a passion for live performance, Areté strives to provide a joyful, moving, educational, and soul-nurturing experience.

Early Bird Ticket Sale: Get your tickets for $15 until September 1. After that, tickets will be $20 online and $25 on the day of the concert. To purchase tickets, please click HERE


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Sunday, December 15, 2024, at 2:00 pm

Christmas with Areté:  Handel’s Messiah (Christmas portion)

The singers of Areté present music from George Frederic Handel’s timeless classic Messiah. Wyant Morton will conduct.

Samuelson Chapel will be filled with joyous refrains and exultant arias, including the iconic “Hallelujah” Chorus, in this presentation of one of the best-loved and best-known works in all of classical music.

Early Bird Ticket Sale: Get your tickets for $15 until September 1. After that, tickets will be $20 online and $25 on the day of the concert. To purchase tickets, please click HERE


Sunday, April 13, 2024, at 2:00 pm

Spring Concert – details coming soon!


Please click the links or the “Tickets” button on the toolbar above to purchase tickets for Come to the Woods and Handel’s Messiah.