Music with Minnesotans®

  • 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
  • Music with Minnesotans: Teresa Root
    Teresa Root is a naturalist and a teacher. Her playlist is inspired by the natural world. Steve Staruch welcomes Teresa Root into the studio for Music with Minnesotans.August 26, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Joe and Mary Keyes
    Joe and Mary Keyes are owners of the Howard Street Booksellers in Hibbing, Minn. They love books, theater and Hibbing history.August 19, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Stanley Woolner
    Stanley Woolner is both a medical doctor and a creative artist. He balances both of his vocations with the greatest ease.August 12, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Katie Sisneros
    Katie Sisneros is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Minnesota. She is passionate about old English ballads. She'll make you passionate about them, too.August 5, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Charlotte Sullivan
    Writer Charlotte Sullivan is Steve Staruch's guest. Her playlist is eclectic and spirited and joyfully stretches the boundaries of classical music.July 29, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Kate An Hunter
    Kate An Hunter is a big-hearted veterinarian. Her playlist is full of large orchestral works. Music as large as many of the animals she treats.July 22, 2014

About

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.

Suggest a Minnesotan

Do you know someone who is doing something really cool and loves classical music? Does classical help someone you know work, or play and or make art? Nominate them (or yourself!) to be a guest on Music with Minnesotans!

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