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Haukebo, Morben tour with choir; perform in DL Feb. 16

Detroit Lakes natives Justine Haukebo, center, and Ashley Morben, right, are touring with the Concordia Choir. They will be performing in Detroit Lakes on Sunday, Feb. 16, at Holy Rosary Church. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Senior Justine Haukebo, a psychology major, and Ashley Morben, a music education major, are touring with The Concordia Choir, conducted by René Clausen.

Haukebo is the daughter of John and Carol Haukebo, Detroit Lakes, and Morben is the daughter of Julie and Steven Morben, Detroit Lakes.

The Concordia Choir from Moorhead will perform in Detroit Lakes as part of the choir’s 15-day, 2014 national tour of the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, Minnesota and North Dakota.

The concert, sponsored by Holy Rosary Catholic Church and Friends, is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1043 Lake Avenue. Tickets are available online at, by calling (800) 838-3006 or at the door.

Clausen is a world-renowned conductor and composer. A CD of his compositions won two Grammy awards last year.

Touring nationally and internationally since 1918, the choir has performed in nearly every major hall in the United States and continues to affirm its reputation as one of the nation’s finest a cappella choirs.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Paul J. Christiansen, son of F. Melius Christiansen and conductor of The Concordia Choir for 49 years.

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