Claire Philpott

Education Coordinator, Classical MPR
Minnesota Public Radio
cphilpott@mpr.org

Claire Philpott Feature Archive

Weston Noble
Weston Noble, aged 92, is a renowned choral director best known for his 57-year tenure at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, where he led the Nordic Choir to become one of the elite a capella ensembles in the United States. This week marks the last gathering of the annual Weston Noble Alumni Choir, first conceived of by Noble and Nordic alumni back in 2006. (07/27/2015)
Mound-Westonka Concert Choir at Orchestra Hall
School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education. This week's Spotlight is on the Concert Choir from Mound-Westonka High School. (05/26/2015)
Northfield High School Concert Choir
School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education. This week's spotlight is on the Northfield High School Concert Choir. (05/12/2015)
This week's spotlight is on the St. Michael - Albertville High School Concert Choir performance at the 2015 MMEA mid-winter clinic. (04/28/2015)
School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education. Today's School Spotlight is on the Edina High School Concert Band. (04/14/2015)
This special international edition of School Spotlight features the Kristianstad Harp Ensemble from Kristianstad Community School in Sweden. (03/31/2015)
Belladonna Baroque Quartet is visiting schools in the Twin Cities as a 2014-15 Class Notes Artist. (03/25/2015)
School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education. (03/17/2015)
The L'unica Trio are visiting elementary schools in the greater Saint Cloud area as a 2014-15 Class Notes Artist. (03/11/2015)
In this week's School Spotlight, we will revisit the Austin High School Concert Choir from Austin, Minn. Learn more about this ensemble and hear three of its music selections. (03/03/2015)
This special, week-long edition of School Spotlight highlights the 2014-2015 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State ensembles. Today's spotlight is on the Mixed Choir conducted by Dr. Brad Holmes. (02/20/2015)
This special, week-long edition of School Spotlight highlights the 2014-2015 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State ensembles. Today's spotlight is on the Women's Choir conducted by Dr. Mary Kay Geston and the Men's Choir conducted by Jonathan Reed. (02/18/2015)
This special, week-long edition of School Spotlight highlights the 2014-2015 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State ensembles. Today's spotlight is on the Symphonic Band conducted by Scott Hagen. (02/17/2015)
This special, week-long edition of School Spotlight highlights the 2014-2015 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State ensembles. Today's spotlight is on the Orchestra conducted by Anthony Elliott. (02/16/2015)
This week's School Spotlight is on the Breck Chamber Players led by Claudette Laureano at Breck School in Golden Valley. (02/03/2015)