MPR Artist-in-Residence
2011–2012: Chad Hoopes

  • Meet Class Notes Artists: Sara Pajunen
    2016-17 Class Notes Artist Sara Pajunen visited schools in Central Minnesota, the Arrowhead and the North Shore, sharing Finnish folk music and her own original composition.November 30, 2016
  • Meet Class Notes Artists: The OK Factor
    Classically-trained, folk-inspired duo The OK Factor are visiting elementary schools in Southeast and Central Minnesota and the Twin Cities as part of the 2016-17 Class Notes Artists program.November 23, 2016
  • Meet Class Notes Artists: The Dream Songs Project
    2016-17 Class Notes Artists The Dream Songs Project spent a week visiting schools in Winona, Minn., as well as schools in Rushford, Ridgeway, Plainview and Elgin.October 19, 2016
  • Download the 2016-17 Class Notes Artists collection: 'Composing Minnesota'
    You can now download the full 2016-17 Class Notes collection -- 'Composing Minnesota' -- and hear every artist who will be performing for students across Minnesota!September 19, 2016
  • 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

Events

Chad Hoopes
  • 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.


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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