Music with Minnesotans®

  • 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
  • Music with Minnesotans: Luther Gerlach
    Luther Gerlach, retired University of Minnesota professor of cultural anthropology, shares the music of native African cultures recorded in Kenya in the 1950s and 60s.November 12, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Maddie Wild Crea
    Maddie Wild Crea is a writer of stories and a volunteer at Arc Value Village and St Anthony Park Nursing Home. Her joy in helping others is reflected in a playlist that is Beethoven-centered.October 22, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Dr. Jon Hallberg
    For the past 10 years, you've heard his calming and oh-so-rational voice in the afternoons on MPR News, but have you heard Dr. Jon Hallberg tell of the time a piece of music on Classical MPR forced him to stop his car and simply sit and listen to the end? Dr. Hallberg is our guest on this week's Music with Minnesotans.October 1, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Christopher Hopkins
    He's called "The Makeover Guy" — a singer, a stylist and you guessed it, he gives this friendly Face-for-Radio a makeover.September 24, 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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