Music with Minnesotans®

  • Music with Minnesotans: Elizabeth Cutter
    Hennepin County Judge Elizabeth Cutter was named a Minnesota Lawyer of the year in 2011 and became a District Court judge just this past January, but tells me her life can be told musically.May 8, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Grace Tangjerd Schmitt
    Grace Tangjerd Schmitt is the president of Guild Incorporated, a community based mental health organization. She brings a marvelous playlist, many pieces by composers who had their own struggles with mental disease.May 1, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Pete and Carol Parshall
    The Rose Ensemble affectionately refers to them as "Mom and Dad." Pete and Carol Parshall met while singing nearly 50 years ago and have making been making beautiful music together ever since.April 24, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Bob Oganovic
    We continue with choral music playlists when I bring in a singer who proudly wears the label of "choral geek" singing both in the Minnesota Chorale and at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Bob Oganovic.April 17, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Gayle Ober
    Gayle Ober is the former Executive Director for the Dale Warland Singers and also the former head of Classical MPR. As a soprano and long-time choir member, she has a wealth of knowledge and loads of enthusiasm for great choral singingApril 10, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Mary Ann Pulk
    In April we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Choral Stream. Guests this month are all choral fanatics and we start with the Executive Director of VocalEssence, Mary Ann Pulk (also a stunning English horn player!)April 3, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Marina and Evgeny Liberman
    It's all Russian music when Saint Paul signature restaurant 'Moscow on the Hill' owners Marina and Evgeny Liberman come on air. Na Zdorovie!March 27, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Paul Danicic
    He's the Executive Director of Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness and likens the inspiration we feel paddling on a misty lake at sunrise far from civilization with the wonder we feel hearing classical music. Paul Danicic has stories to share and a playlist filled with beauty.March 20, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Laura Eash
    Laura Eash is a member of Minnesota Green Corps and serves in the City of Saint Paul's Public Works Department. She loves classical music playing while she helps plan the next bike path and pedestrian trail.February 20, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Stuart Pimsler
    Stuart Pimsler tells me that music is not used in his dance company so much to dance to as to provide an atmosphere. Certainly atmospheric music on his classical playlist.February 13, 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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