The mission of the WELS Choral Festival is to foster Christian fellowship among WELS high school students as they prepare, rehearse, and perform choral music, so that with one heart and voice they may glorify God.

MVL is honored to host the 2018 West Regional Choral Fest, with the theme “Grace, Mercy, and Peace.” Our guest clinicians are Jodi Rowe (MVL ’89) and Jon Ziesemer (former MVL faculty).

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 9

  • Student rehearsals, 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Pops Concert, 7-9pm, in the MVL gymnasium – all are welcome!

Saturday, November 10

  • Student rehearsals, 9am-4:30pm
  • Student activities, 6:30-9pm

Sunday, November 11

  • Students sing in host congregations, morning worship service times
  • Sacred Concert, 2-3:30pm, in the MVL gymnasium – all are welcome!

Shuttle Service

MVL will have a shuttle working out of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Grade School parking lot (126 S Payne St, New Ulm) for the two concerts this weekend!

On Friday, the shuttles will begin leaving St. Paul’s at 6:00 P.M. with the last one departing from St. Paul’s no later than 6:40 P.M.

On Sunday, the shuttles will begin leaving St. Paul’s at 1:00 P.M. with the last one departing from St. Paul’s no later than 1:40 P.M.

If you’re coming from New Ulm and communities to the west, please consider using this complimentary service!

Welcome to Southern Minnesota

New Ulm, Mankato, and the surrounding communities have plenty to offer! Parents and visitors are encouraged to Visit New Ulm and Visit Mankato for dining, shopping, and recreational ideas.