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Songwriters in the Round #40

Date: Thursday, 26 October 2023 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Venue: Hallberg Center for the Arts - Main Gallery

Songwriters in the Round #40

The Songwriters in the Round Series is proudly sponsored by the Hallberg Family Foundation

Every month, the Wyoming Area Creative Arts Community brings in 3 songwriters to perform at the Hallberg Center for the Arts in an "In The Round" format, performing their original pieces of music.

Admission is Free.

October 26th at 7pm, the Songwriters in the Round Series continues

with its 40th installment at the Main Gallery Stage featuring the original music of Nikki Lemire, Michael Koppelman and Katy Tessman.

Katie Tessman

Katy Tessman

Minneapolis-based, Katy Tessman is an optimistic and approachable singer-songwriter with a voice full of the wisdom she’s gained through breast cancer survival, heartbreak, and motherhood. Books and music have always taken center stage in Katy’s life. As a writer, Katy aims to spread hope and joy with her books and songs. Her powerful vocals and rhythmic approach to guitar (or mandolin) express a straight-from-the-heart songwriting style that moves passionately over diverse emotional and musical terrain. ​

Nikki Lemire

Nikki Lemire

Nikki spins her life around her music, making space to perform in multiple fields and genres. A classical harpist by trade she holds a Masters in Music Performance from Northwestern University. Nikki grew up studying the harp with her mother and performing professionally in her hometown of Duluth before moving to the Twin Cities as an established nationally touring harpist. Nikki has recently been seen performing as an opener and collaborator with various local songwriters including Charlie Parr, Matthew French, Molly Maher, Sarah Morris, Katy Tessman and Maygen & The Birdwatcher. 

Michael Koppelman

Michael Koppelman

Multi-instrumentalist Michael Koppelman is a singer-songwriter who gets to the root of fragile emotions flawlessly with poetic lyrics and magnetic melodies. Michael has a rich history as an engineer, producer and writer at Paisley Park, working for Prince. His vast catalog of music is noteworthy; from solo projects to his power duo with his brother, raintribe, Michael is a remarkable songwriter and performer.



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All Dates

  • Thursday, 26 October 2023 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM