Music with Minnesotans®

  • Music with Minnesotans: Bill Summerville
    He is the guy when it comes to wines. Sommelier Bill Summerville's "pairings" of music will satisfy the most discerning appetites.January 2, 2013
  • Music with Minnesotans: Rob Zeaske
    Rob Zeaske is the CEO of Second Harvest Heartland which recognizes food as our most basic necessity. Rob's mission is to ensure Minnesotans are fed and his playlist reflects a feeding of the soul.December 26, 2012
  • Music with Minnesotans: Dane Stauffer
    He acts, he sings, he writes scripts and he does a pitch-perfect Minnesota accent - the life-of-the-party everyone wants on her guest list, Triple Espresso's Dane Stauffer joins us with a playlist of gems.December 12, 2012
  • Music with Minnesotans: Robert Gardner
    We'll need to grab this multi-tasker in between dress rehearsals, last-minute fittings, set changes and a million details for this year's "Nutcracker," but Artistic Director of the Minnesota Ballet, Robert Gardner, has such beautiful, danceable music on his playlist, we made it work!December 5, 2012
  • Music with Minnesotans: Ryan Shipley
    Actor Ryan Shipley absolutely loves going to work, it's just that much fun. Ryan's a classroom facilitator at Project Success, a youth development organization that helps students set and reach their goals. His playlist is filled with drama and energy.November 28, 2012
  • Music with Minnesotans: Mary Lee
    Mary Lee has music in her life all day long. She is the Executive Director of Cantus. And before this gig, she was an award-winning producer of classical music programs including Saint Paul Sunday giving her the chance to rub shoulders with anyone who is anyone in the biz.November 21, 2012
  • Music with Minnesotans: Steven Lockwood
    He developed a small local theatre company into a regional force - and classical music has played in the background of his life from an early age. Steven Lockwood has just stepped down as Executive Director of Park Square Theatre and shares a playlist with scenes, blocking and lots of emotion.November 14, 2012
  • Music with Minnesotans: Sam Hiti visits the MPR dungeon
    All day on Halloween, cartoonist and author Sam Hiti is illustrating the spookiest pieces of the Classical MPR playlist... it just took a small amount of prodding. As the playlist goes on, so grows the art collection.October 31, 2012
  • Music with Minnesotans: Billy McLaughlin
    Guitarist Billy McLaughlin shares his inspiring story of returning to the concert stage with a career-ending condition and he'll also share some equally inspirational music.October 24, 2012
  • Music with Minnesotans: Eric Nilsson
    Nilsson is a name many of us know in the cities - the three sisters grew up in Anoka and learned to play violin from their father soon making the concert stage their careers. Kristina, Elsa and Jenny Lind have a brother, Eric, who also played - but he practices fewer scales these days and has replaced it by practicing law. But Eric has a great insider's view of listening to classical music.October 17, 2012

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Music with Minnesotans is a weekly series that airs Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Steve Staruch brings in notable Minnesotans to talk about the Classical music that moves them.

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