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

  • Meet Class Notes Artists: Afoutayi
    Many members of Afoutayi Dance, Music and Arts Company originally hail from Haiti, but the company has been based in the Twin Cities for a few years. They brought their colorful, energetic music and dance to schools in the Twin Cities for a week in October.November 20, 2017
  • Meet Class Notes Artist: Matra
    Class Notes Artist Matra has been visiting schools in the Twin Cities, as well as in northwestern Minnesota. Matra performed in marimba player Jenny Klukken's hometown of Osakis in late October.November 13, 2017
  • Sneak preview of Class Notes Artists: Cedarwood Duo
    Cedarwood Duo -- along with dancers Leah Gallas and Blake Nellis -- will soon be touring Twin Cities area schools as part of our Class Notes Artists program. Get a taste of what they'll be presenting in these two videos.September 28, 2017
  • Meet the 2017-18 Class Notes Artists
    The 2017-18 Class Notes Artists are ready to go into Minnesota schools starting in October. Listen at 8:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. on weekdays from Monday, Sept. 25 to Thursday, Oct. 5 to hear why they are excited to be participating in this program.September 25, 2017
  • Class Notes Artist Performance Chat: Gaelynn Lea
    Winner of the 2016 NPR Tiny Desk Contest, Gaelynn Lea, sat down with Classical MPR's Julie Amacher to chat about her Class Notes Artist experience.March 28, 2017
  • Class Notes Artist Performance Chat: Mill City String Quartet
    Erika Hoogeveen and Valerie Little of the Mill City String Quartet sat down with Classical MPR's Julie Amacher to chat about their ensemble's Class Notes Artist experience.March 23, 2017

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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