Music with Minnesotans®

  • Music with Minnesotans: Chris Gennaula
    Software engineer by day and successful composer by night, Chris Gennaula tells stories with wit and a smile.June 10, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Alberto Fierro
    As a kid in his native Mexico Alberto Fierro learned how to play LPs on the family hi-fi. So began a life-long love of classical music. Fierro is Steve Staruch's guest this week on Music with Minnesotans.June 3, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Josh McCaffrey
    Josh McCaffrey is a story-teller and even did a stint in Hollywood as a writer for the soaps. These days his career has him a bit closer to home. McCaffrey is Steve Staruch's guest on Music with Minnesotans is this week.May 27, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Sherilyn and Andrew Burgdorf
    It was love at first downbeat for Sherilyn and Andrew Burgdorf. And even now, in the midst of his family practice and her music teaching, they make time for music making. Their playlist is sweet.May 20, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Dan Hulitt
    Dan Hulitt made the switch from academia to wholesale foods. He's a national buyer for SuperValu. While his playlist is Beethoven-centric, it also contains an equal portion of family pride. Hulitt's two sons are musicians.May 13, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Joe Chvala
    Joe Chvala of Flying Foot Forum is a dancer, choreographer and director. His playlist includes music that is his inspiration. Joe is Steve Staruch's guest on this week's Music with Minnesotans.May 6, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Laura Vosika
    Laura Vosika is a writer, amateur historian and musician. Her set of historical novels, Blue Bells of Scotland, gives her the opportunity to explore all her passions.April 29, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: John Waddle
    With patience and dedication, John Waddle makes violins, violas and cellos of distinction and beauty.April 22, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Janet Tollund
    Janet Tollund is the co-owner of Accolades International Tours for the Arts. She's been all over the world. She delights in helping people plan the trip of a lifetime.April 15, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Bruce Broquist
    Professional baker and professional choral singer Bruce Broquist is Steve Staruch's guest. His rich desserts are as much in demand as his rich baritone voice.April 8, 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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