Music with Minnesotans®

  • 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
  • Music with Minnesotans: Emily Green
    Ambitious, talented and smart, Emily Green is just 17 years old but already has her eye on bigger classical music goals.April 1, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Sally Howell Johnson
    Sally Johnson is a pastor and a writer. Her Welsh singing heritage and her embrace of Celtic spirituality are both a part her sweet-sounding playlist.March 11, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Tim Sheie
    Tim Sheie is an artist, a retired educator and has spent the last 12 years "in the back row," in the bass section of the National Lutheran Choir. His playlist is filled with choral gems inspired by his Norwegian heritage.March 4, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Jim Earley
    Jim Earley is a business coach. He asks his clients good questions. Then he listens. While his experience of classical music isn't as large as he would like, his playlist is that of a good listener.February 25, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: David Docter
    Musicologist,choral director and volunteer archivist, David Docter lives music! David and his wife, Rita, are the proud parents of three adult children, all of whom have successful careers in the arts. His playlist is a family affair.January 7, 2014
  • Music with Minnesotans: Unconventional Holidays
    Kings don't always wear crowns. And just how are you going to keep the kids out of the frozen Christmas cookies? This week's Music with Minnesotans features two unconventional stories with music to match.December 19, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: William Craft
    William Craft is the President of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. He's sung in choirs all his life and brings an English professor's love of words to an all-choral playlist.December 10, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Arden Harrison Bushnell
    Arden Harrison Bushnell is a fabric artist whose works have been seen and awarded at the Minnesota State Fair.November 19, 2013

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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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