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Vocal ensemble Cantus needs your help to commission a new work by composer Byron Adams and begin a seed fund for future commissions.
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    We'll list your name as a Kickstarter backer in the print program for the premiere.

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    Get a download with a live performance of the new work performed by Cantus plus your name is listed as a backer on our website and in the print program for the premiere.

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    SEED FUND DVDS! We're bringing back this special reward: An "enhanced" CD with video and audio from our residency with Classical MPR (Minnesota). Includes "Sonic Architecture" videos of Cantus performing in the Soudan Underground Mine, the Wabasha Street Caves, and even a stairwell (great acoustics!). This CD is not available anywhere else.

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    All of the above plus a personal phone call from a member of Cantus thanking you. (You can even choose which singer calls you!)

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    All of the above plus an autographed print photo of Cantus holding up your name and the words “thank you!”

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    We’ll send you a copy of the score with your name included on the title page as a backer.

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    Baritone Adam Reinwald will take you to a Minnesota Timberwolves game at Target Center. (You have to get yourself to Minneapolis.) Redeemable during the 2013-2014 Timberwolves season.

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    Tenor Aaron Humble will take you on a tour of the Twin Cities' best donut shops. He's paying for the treats, which is also remarkable! Date to be mutually agreed upon.

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    Executive Director Mary Lee is nimble with her knitting needles and will knit you a warm scarf.

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    Your name will be listed on the title page of the score and we'll send you a framed copy autographed by Cantus and the composer, Byron Adams.

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    You and a friend will receive an invitation to a Cantus rehearsal with composer Byron Adams before the premiere. Enjoy a small gathering and conversation with the ensemble and composer afterwards and then attend the concert with three of your friends (four free tickets total). You’ll also have your name listed on the title page of the score and receive a framed copy autographed by Cantus and the composer.

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    EARLY BIRD OFFER: An "enhanced" CD with video and audio from our residency with Classical MPR (Minnesota). Includes "Sonic Architecture" videos of Cantus performing in the Soudan Underground Mine, the Wabasha Street Caves, and even a stairwell (great acoustics!). This CD is not available anywhere else. OFFER ENDS SUNDAY EVENING AUGUST 25.

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    Tour the beautiful Minnesota Landscape Arboretum with the premier gardener of Cantus, tenor Shahzore Shah. The Arboretum features 1,137 acres of beautiful public gardens including displays of plants natural to Minnesota and a whimsical sculpture garden. Date to be mutually agreed upon.

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