Pierce Huxtable

Production Assistant, Top Score
Minnesota Public Radio
phuxtable@mpr.org

Pierce Huxtable Feature Archive

Nadia Boulanger
What makes a teacher truly great? That varies by the student, of course, but Nadia Boulanger seemed to have a pretty good grasp of it. She trained hundreds of world-class musicians and composers, some of them going on to famed careers. (09/18/2014)
john broomhall
This week on Top Score, Emily Reese interviews composer John Broomhall about the music he created for the game 'Transport Tycoon'. (09/18/2014)
Myst
In 1991, a group of five programmers gathered around a computer. They wanted to create a new kind of game that would tell a new kind of story, pushing technology to its limits. This week, hear the story of Myst on Top Score. (08/25/2014)
Summer camp. The words bring back memories of warm days, making friends ... and alien invasions? That's the case for students of Minneapolis's Composing For Video Games camp. Find out more about the campers' boundless creativity and hear some of their work on Classical MPR's Top Score. (08/07/2014)