20112012: Chad Hoopes
- Lyz Jaakola receives Sally Award in education
Lyz Jaakola, one of Classical MPR's 2013-2014 Class Notes Artists, has received the Education Award for a her work in raising awareness and appreciation of Native music and culture throughout Minnesota.June 9, 2014
- Listen: Music from the 2013-14 Class Notes Artists
The CD, 'A Musical History Tour,' was distributed to more than 22,500 elementary students across Minnesota who participated in the 2013-14 Class Notes Artist program. As an alternative to listening on a CD, we're presenting these tracks in a stream-able format.June 5, 2014
- Meet the 2014-2015 Class Notes Artists
Classical MPR's Class Notes Artists will be performing in schools throughout Minnesota during the 2014-2015 academic year. Join us at 9, 10 and 11 a.m., and at 3, 4, 5 and 6 p.m., as we introduce each Class Notes Artist.May 19, 2014
- Meet Class Notes Artists Odelia Trio
Meet Classical MPR's Class Notes Artists the Odelia Trio, who have been visiting elementary schools in Rochester, Minn., to teach students about chamber music.February 3, 2014
- Meet Class Notes Artists The Vecchione/Erdahl Duo
The unique Vecchione/Erdahl Duo have been visiting many schools this January to share their show, 'Music for Every Purpose'.January 29, 2014
- Meet Class Notes Artists: Dolce Wind Quintet
Class Notes Artists Dolce Wind Quintet went to schools in Minneapolis and Saint Paul to teach kids about the woodwind family.January 22, 2014
Recital on April 29
Classical MPR Artist-in-Residence Chad Hoopes presents a recital at the Lakeville Area Arts Center on Sunday, April 29, at 7 p.m.
Chad Hoopes in Concert
After a successful two-week residency touring the state of Minnesota with host Steve Staruch, Chad Hoopes presents a final recital, joined by his accompanist Dina Vainshtein. Hoopes will perform at Sundin Music Hall, on the campus of Hamline University on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for MPR members and $12 for the general public, and can be purchased by calling the MPR box office at 651-290-1200.
Chad's Blog Posts
Hoopes and Staruch in Willmar
Chad Hoopes and Steve Staruch spent time at Roosevelt and Kennedy Elementary and Willmar Middle School on Monday.
More from Bena, Minnesota
Chad Hoopes performance in Bena gets more attention, this time from Lakeland Public Television.
Chad Hoopes in Brainerd
Chad Hoopes' tour around schools in Minnesota continues, and The Brainerd Dispatch has some incredible coverage of his visit to Harrison Elementary School and Forestview Middle School.
Reflecting on Home and Travels
Minnesota is the greatest place I've ever lived. I'm definitely not biased or anything, having grown up in the Twin Cities... But I have visited many places in the world, and I have to say that I really enjoy...
Saying Something Through Music
What do I enjoy most about performing? The fact that I get to give a gift to the audience every time I take the stage. To me, nothing feels better than being on the stage. I love being able...
Artists in Residence Alumni
2009-2010: The Parker Quartet
The Classical MPR Artist-in-Residence Program is made possible in part by the
Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund