MPR Artists-in-Residence

  • Meet the 2016-2017 Class Notes Artists
    Classical MPR is delighted to announce the Class Notes Artists that will be performing in schools throughout Minnesota during the 2016-2017 academic year.June 6, 2016
  • Meet Class Notes Artist: Matra
    Minneapolis-based percussion ensemble Matra has been visiting schools in Litchfield, Willmar, Columbia Heights, Lakeville, Saint Paul, and Albany, Minn. as part of the 2015-16 Class Notes Artist program.March 29, 2016
  • Meet Class Notes Artists: Ladyslipper Ensemble
    Over the past few months, Ladyslipper Ensemble has visited schools in Saint Paul, Lakeville, Minneapolis, and Stillwater as part of the 2015-16 Class Notes Artist program.February 9, 2016
  • Meet Class Notes Artists: Lux String Quartet
    Lux String Quartet is visiting schools in Saint Louis Park, New Hope, Saint Paul, Fridley, and Vadnais Heights as part of the 2015-16 Class Notes Artist program, teaching students about ensemble collaboration in making music.January 13, 2016

Mn Legacy Fund The Classical MPR Artist-in-Residence Program is made possible in part by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

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  • The world’s oldest musical instrument
    Ever wonder what a 40,000-year-old instrument might sound like? Experimental archaeologist Wulf Hein was part of a 1992 excavation team that explored southwestern Germany — in particular, the Geißenklösterle cave. In Werner Herzog’s The Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Hein (dressed in reindeer fur and leather) explains what they discovered: “One of the most important finds we made in this cave was … Continue reading The world’s oldest musical instrument →
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