In this podcast, host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.
Hard-working composer Andrew Aversa shares his various experiences writing music for video games, and he also invites aspiring composers to get in touch with him for feedback and advice. Listen to the interview with this busy -- and very nice -- composer.
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Composer Austin Kraft of Savage was a Minnesota Varsity 2013 Showcase Composer and 2014 Featured Composer. He recently contacted Classical MPR's Christine Sweet to share his experiences of the past year.
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Highlights from October 28 to November 4
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Minnesota Youth Symphonies.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Mitch Pearlstein, founder of the Center of the American Experiment.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight: Minnesota Youth Symphonies.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Minnesota Opera: Dominick Argento's The Dream of Valentino.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Verizon Hall Spotlight.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Michael Tilson Thomas and Jeremy Denk perform Beethoven and Copland with the San Francisco Symphony.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Igor Stravinsky and Aaron Jay Kernis.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Sue Bowcock, elementary music teacher, Owatonna.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Sue Bowcock, elementary music teacher, Owatonna.
Tuesday, 8 pm: The Lucerne Festival.
Minnesota Varsity 2015, Classical MPR's fifth annual showcase of young musical talent across Classical MPR's broadcast region, is now open and waiting for your entry!