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Steve Staruch wins big award!

Posted at 1:27 PM on July 18, 2011 by Alison Young

My buddy - classical music host Steve Staruch - has just won a big fat award from the Minnesota Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association. It's the Advocate for Choral Excellence Award.

How did they choose him? Well they're looking for that special outstanding individual who has gone to great effort to support choral music in the region - and just to talk to Steve who sings himself, brings choral groups to sing in our performance studio, plays lots of local groups on disc and is sure to program terrific music for all of us, he is just the right choice.

Congratulations, Steve!