20112012: Chad Hoopes
- Meet Class Notes Artist Artaria String Quartet
Founded in Boston, Mass., Artaria String Quartet has been based in Minnesota since 2001. Last week, the Saint Paul-based ensemble visited schools in North Saint Paul, Minn., in Lakeville, Minn., and in Minneapolis.December 2, 2013
- Meet Class Notes Artists Silver Spruce Duo
This week, Silver Spruce Duo visits elementary schools in Duluth, Minn., and Two Harbors, Minn.November 13, 2013
- Meet Class Notes Artist Lyz Jaakola
Classical MPR's Class Notes: Artist program kicked off this week. Ojibwe Anishinaabe musician and educator, Lyz Jaakola, spent a week in elementary schools in the Bemidji area giving educational performances.November 11, 2013
- Artist-in-Residence: Summit Hill Brass Quintet
Classical MPR is now in its fourth year of welcoming Artists-in-Residence to schools throughout Minnesota. One of this year's featured artists is The Summit Hill Brass Quintet.March 15, 2013
- Artist-in-Residence: Minnesota Percussion Trio
Classical MPR is now in its fourth year of welcoming Artists-in-Residence to schools throughout Minnesota. One of this year's featured artists is The Minnesota Percussion Trio, who perform eclectic music using a range of percussive instruments from marimbas to plastic buckets.March 14, 2013
- Artist-in-Residence: Lyz Jaakola
Classical MPR is now in its fourth year of welcoming Artists-in-Residence to schools throughout Minnesota. One of this year's featured artists is Lyz Jakkola, who strives to promote traditional Anishinaabe music and culture.March 13, 2013
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