Local musician, teacher talks about career, battle with MS When Troy Heling thinks about how he got his start in music, he remembers he’s always been intrinsically interested in sound. (As a boy) I would make up songs and sing,” Heling, of Rush City, recalled. “Some of my earliest memories were of singing in church.” […]
It was a night of mysteries and music at the Historic Grant House in early September. Troy Heling, instrumentalist from Rush City, played just a few notes of a melody and asked the audience to guess what song it was. He could not stump them; some people guessed the song after the second note. He […]
In mid-May, Wink the Other Eye, a trio from East Central Minnesota, performed a concert at the Chisago County Senior Center, as part of the Coffee Time Concert Series through We R Able. The group performed tunes for waltz and polka, “Back up and Push,” some Irish tunes, and added some familiar songs, like “Five […]
We R Able is seeking teachers and presenters for spring and summer program offerings. The organization serves the school districts of Pine City, Rush City, North Branch, and Chisago Lakes, and arranges classes, concerts, recreation, and learning activities in those areas. It provides accessible programs for adults with disabilities ages 14 and up, and the […]
Guests at the Troy Heling Arts RX concert at North Country Coffee in North Branch checked off what colors best represented how they felt about the music, and then created a group quilt to show their experiences for the evening. We R Able hosted the event in February.
North Branch resident Jennifer Thyng displayed her vocal prowess Jan. 30 at North County Coffee in North Branch as part of the Arts RX Concert Series organized by We R Able, an area organization that provides accessible programs for adults with disabilities ages 14 and up and the general public. Guests enjoyed a supper before […]