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Songwriting, performing workshops planned with Messersmith

An accomplished educator as well as a singer and songwriter, Minneapolis troubadour Jeremy Messersmith will conduct several workshops while in Red Wing May 9-11. The week culminates in a concert at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at the Sheldon Theatre.

He has served on the songwriting faculty at McNally Smith College of Music and as artist-in-residence at Hopkins High School, in addition to offering a variety of learning opportunities.

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All of the ukulele workshops are full. There may be room available at the songwriting workshop on May 9; register with jstaley@sheldontheatre.org. Workshops are free.

Thursday, May 9

• 1 p.m. artist conversation at Pier 55.

• 5:30 p.m. songwriting workshop at the Universal Music Center on the Anderson Center Tower View campus. Messersmith will talk about the art of songwriting and share techniques and tools.

Friday, May 10

• 9:40 a.m. Tower View School mini-concert and conversation.

• 4 p.m. ukulele workshop at Staghead (full).

Saturday, May 11

• 11 a.m. ukulele workshop at Sheldon Theatre (full).

• 7:30 p.m. concert, Sheldon Theatre (few tickets remain).

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