Sarah Hicks, Minnesota Orchestra pops conductor
Broadcast: Midmorning, 12/14/2009, 10:06 a.m.
Classical orchestras have long featured popular music or pops to broaden their audiences. The recently appointed pops conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra talks about how she sells new music to audiences young and old.
- Sarah Hicks: Principal conductor, pops and presentations at the Minnesota Orchestra. She was appointed in the fall of 2009.
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- About Sarah Hicks
- Inside the Classics blog, co-authored by Hicks
- Minnesota Orchestra Pops Schedule
- Video: Hicks conducting the Minnesota Orchestra with Ben Folds