Steve Staruch Feature Archive

Carl Lundstrom is a specialist in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. A cancer survivor, Carl has a special place on his playlist for choral music. Carl is Steve Staruch's guest on this week's Music with Minnesotans. (03/03/2015)
A Bach gem from Cantata No. 82 performed by the Bach Society of Minnesota from a concert at Sundin Music Hall in January is in this week's Regional Spotlight. (02/26/2015)
Mike Perkins has nine requiems on his iPod and sings in four choral groups. He is a self-described choral nerd. Mike is Steve Staruch's guest on this week's Music with Minnesotans. (02/24/2015)
Concordia College professors Kate Hamilton and Cecilia Chou perform Max Bruch's Romance for Viola and Piano with passion and skill. It's on this week's Regional Spotlight. (02/19/2015)
Sabrina Hymel studies urban bugs. She describes herself as a boomerang Minnesotan. Sabrina is Steve Staruch's guest on this week's Music with Minnesotans. (02/17/2015)
Jenn Deyo's six-year-old son, Abe, is on the autism spectrum. Classical music helps the entire family be more integrated. On this week's Music with Minnesotans, Jenn shares a playlist that's enjoyed by her whole family. (02/10/2015)
Jay Fishman conducts the world premiere of Concierto Pequeno by Minnesota composer Justin Henry Rubin. The performance is in this week's Regional Spotlight. (02/05/2015)
Michael Robins is the founder of the Illusion Theater. Robins is an artist and a businessman. His stories and his playlist take center stage in this week's Music with Minnesotans. (02/03/2015)
The String Orchestra of Minnesota Youth Symphonies (entry-level orchestra, grades 4 to 8) play Vivaldi with as much passion as 10- to 14-year-olds can. (01/29/2015)
Penelope Freeh is a dancer and choreographer, a writer and a teacher. Her playlist is both rhythmic and colorful. Penelope is Steve Staruch's guest on this week's Music with Minnesotans. (01/27/2015)
The Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester sing Shakespeare lyrics in old and new arrangements. Rick Kvam directs his singers in this week's Regional Spotlight. (01/22/2015)
Ben and Maria Hanson share stories and a sax-centric playlist on Music with Minnesotans. (01/20/2015)
From a recent concert, the instrumental all-stars from the Bach Society of Minnesota perform the Bach Trio Sonata in G for Flute Violin and Continuo. (01/15/2015)
John Davenport is an academic with a passion for rare books and for history (he once kissed a building on the Jefferson quadrangle at the University of Virginia). History comes alive when he speaks. (01/13/2015)
A breezy-sounding trio by French composer Darius Milhaud get a jaunty performance from Trio Melange, the new faculty group from the NDSU School of Music. (01/08/2015)