Music with Minnesotans®

  • Dominick ArgentoMusic with Minnesotans: Dominick Argento's SEASONS
    This week, we present a special episode of Music with Minnesotans. Composer Dominick Argento, with poet Pat Solstad and music director Dale Warland, join Steve Staruch to chat about Argento's newest work, Seasons, which was premiered at the Minnesota Beethoven Festival this past summer.October 21, 2014
  • Gary Lee JoynerMusic with Minnesotans: Gary Lee Joyner
    Gary Lee Joyner has the heart of a teacher. His classical playlist is filled with music that transports him.October 14, 2014
  • Kevin Held (red cap) playing UltimateMusic with Minnesotans: Kevin Held
    Kevin Held likes to move. His passion is Ultimate Frisbee. It's a fast moving highly paced game. His playlist is moves a bit slower.October 7, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Nanette Goldman
    Nanette Goldman, professor of classics at Macalester College, faces all of life's experiences with determination and not a little joy. Her playlist both classic and modern.September 30, 2014
  • Think you might like Prokofiev?
    Katie McCurry was last week's Music with Minnesotans guest. She received a suggestion from a listener to listen to Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 58, by Sergei Prokofiev. Here's what Katie had to say.September 29, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Katie McCurry
    Katie McCurry is an Account Representative for Fireman's Fund. No account sheet could ever contain her enthusiasm for classical music!September 23, 2014
  • You liked that? Maybe you'll like this!
    We've added a new twist to Music with Minnesotans: Each week, we'll ask you to suggest a piece of music to Steve Staruch's guest. Read how Grant Johnson, this season's first Music with Minnesotans guest, responds to a listener tip, then learn how you can get involved.September 19, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Dan Wascoe
    Retired Star Tribune columnist Dan Wascoe is also a pianist and composer. He a man full of surprises. He shares his story and playlist on today's Music with Minnesotans.September 16, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Penelope Freeh
    Penelope Freeh is a dancer and choreographer, a writer and a teacher. Her playlist is both rhythmic and colorful.September 9, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Grant Johnson
    A young violinist and budding environmental scientist. Grant Johnson is a passionate lover of classical music.September 2, 2014

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Music with Minnesotans is a weekly series that airs Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in which Steve Staruch brings in notable Minnesotans to talk about the classical music that moves them.

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