Minnesota Public Radio features by Claire Philpott http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=31259 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:27:27 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Claire Philpott http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 School Spotlight: Armstrong High School Concert Choir School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week's performance comes from Robbinsdale Armstrong High School Concert Choir under the baton of Stephanie Trump. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/09/30/school-spotlight-armstrong-high-school-concert-choir?refid=0 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:01:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Austin High School Concert Choir School Spotlight season starts off the academic year with Austin High School Concert Choir. Learn more about this ensemble and hear three of its music selections. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/09/16/school-spotlight-austin-high-school-concert-choir?refid=0 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:01:00 -0500 Listen: Music from the 2013-14 Class Notes Artists The CD, 'A Musical History Tour,' was distributed to more than 22,500 elementary students across Minnesota who participated in the 2013-14 Class Notes Artist program. As an alternative to listening on a CD, we're presenting these tracks in a stream-able format. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/06/05/a-musical-history-tour-classical-mpr-presents-the-201314-class-notes-artists-?refid=0 Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Austin High School Wind Ensemble School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week's feature spotlights the Austin High School Wind Ensemble, led by Bradley Mariska. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/05/27/school-spotlight-austin-high-school-wind-ensemble?refid=0 Tue, 27 May 2014 00:01:00 -0500 Meet the 2014-2015 Class Notes Artists Classical MPR's Class Notes Artists will be performing in schools throughout Minnesota during the 2014-2015 academic year. Join us at 9, 10 and 11 a.m., and at 3, 4, 5 and 6 p.m., as we introduce each Class Notes Artist. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/05/19/meet-the-20142015-class-notes-artists?refid=0 Mon, 19 May 2014 08:50:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Roseville Area High School Symphonic Band School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week, hear the Roseville Area High School Symphonic Band performing at the 2014 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) mid-winter clinic. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/05/13/school-spotlight-roseville-area-high-school-symphonic-band?refid=0 Tue, 13 May 2014 00:01:00 -0500 School Spotlight: 2013 State 4-5-6 Children's Honor Choir School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week, meet the 2013 State 4-5-6 Children's Honor Choir. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/04/29/school-spotlight-2013-state-456-childrens-honor-choir?refid=0 Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:01:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Litchfield High School Dragonaires School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Because April is choral month at Classical MPR, this week's School Spotlight shines on Litchfield High School's Dragonaires chamber choir. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/04/15/school-spotlight-litchfield-high-school-dragonaires?refid=0 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Wayzata High School Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week, we feature Wayzata High School's Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/01/21/school-spotlight-wayzata-high-school-concert-choir-and-chamber-orchestra?refid=0 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:01:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Apple Valley Wind Ensemble To celebrate students returning to school, Classical MPR is launching School Spotlight. Throughout the school year, on the first Tuesday of each month, an outstanding student music ensemble will be featured on Classical MPR. Through School Spotlight, Classical MPR hopes to share the great music being made in Minnesota schools. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/09/10/school-spotlight-apple-valley-wind-ensemble?refid=0 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:01:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Winona Senior High School Symphonic Band School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week's audio features the Winona Senior High School Symphonic Band, conducted by Myron Haug. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/03/04/school-spotlight-winona-senior-high-school-symphonic-band?refid=0 Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:01:00 -0600 School Spotlight, MMEA edition: Mixed Choir This special week-long edition of School Spotlight highlights the 2013-2014 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State ensembles. In today's spotlight, Mixed Choir under the direction of Jo-Michael Schiebe. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/02/21/school-spotlight-mmea-edition-mixed-choir?refid=0 Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:03:00 -0600 School Spotlight, MMEA edition: Concert Band This special week-long edition of School Spotlight highlights the 2013-2014 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State ensembles. In today's spotlight: Concert Band under the direction of Captain Michelle Rakers. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/02/20/school-spotlight-mmea-edition-concert-band?refid=0 Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:03:00 -0600 School Spotlight, MMEA edition: Men's Choir and Women's Choir This special week-long edition of School Spotlight highlights the 2013-2014 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State ensembles. In today's spotlight: Women's Choir under the direction of Sandra Peter, and Men's Choir under the direction of Lee Nelson. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/02/19/school-spotlight-mmea-edition-mens-choir-and-womens-choir?refid=0 Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:03:00 -0600 School Spotlight, MMEA edition: Symphonic Band This special week-long edition of School Spotlight highlights the 2013-2014 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State ensembles. In today's spotlight, Symphonic Band conducted by James Spinazzola. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/02/18/school-spotlight-mmea-edition-symphonic-band?refid=0 Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:03:00 -0600 School Spotlight, MMEA edition: Orchestra This special, week-long edition of School Spotlight highlights the 2013-2014 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State ensembles. In today's spotlight, the Orchestra conducted by Gary Lewis. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/02/17/school-spotlight-mmea-edition-orchestra?refid=0 Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:01:00 -0600 School Spotlight: American Choral Directors of Minnesota Men's and Women's Choir Festival 2013 School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week's feature audio comes from the 2013 American Choral Directors Assocation of Minnesota (ACDA-MN) Fall Festival at Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minn. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/02/04/school-spotlight-american-choral-directors-of-minnesota-mens-and-womens-choir-festival-20?refid=0 Tue, 04 Feb 2014 00:01:00 -0600 Meet Class Notes Artists Odelia Trio Meet Classical MPR's Class Notes Artists the Odelia Trio, who have been visiting elementary schools in Rochester, Minn., to teach students about chamber music. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/02/03/meet-class-notes-artist-odelia-trio?refid=0 Mon, 03 Feb 2014 10:30:00 -0600 Meet Class Notes Artists The Vecchione/Erdahl Duo The unique Vecchione/Erdahl Duo have been visiting many schools this January to share their show, 'Music for Every Purpose'. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/01/29/meet-class-notes-artist-the-vecchione-erdahl-duo?refid=0 Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:30:00 -0600 Meet Class Notes Artists: Dolce Wind Quintet Class Notes Artists Dolce Wind Quintet went to schools in Minneapolis and Saint Paul to teach kids about the woodwind family. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/01/22/meet-class-notes-artist-dolce-wind-quintet?refid=0 Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:00:00 -0600 Meet Class Notes Artists: Minneapolis Guitar Quartet Class Notes Artists Minneapolis Guitar Quartet shared classical and folk music arranged for guitar quartet with young audiences in Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Lakeville and Saint Paul, Minn. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/01/13/meet-class-notes-artist-minneapolis-guitar-quartet?refid=0 Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:50:00 -0600 School Spotlight: Robbinsdale All-District Elementary Choir School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. This week, the Robbinsdale All-District Elementary Choir, a mixed-voice ensemble made up of 100 fifth graders from the 10 elementary schools in Robbinsdale, Minn. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/01/07/school-spotlight-robbinsdale-alldistrict-elementary-choir?refid=0 Tue, 07 Jan 2014 00:01:00 -0600 School Spotlight: The Breck Chamber Players <em>School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education.</em> http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/12/10/school-spotlight-breck-chamber-players?refid=0 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 05:00:00 -0600 Meet Class Notes Artist Artaria String Quartet Founded in Boston, Mass., Artaria String Quartet has been based in Minnesota since 2001. Last week, the Saint Paul-based ensemble visited schools in North Saint Paul, Minn., in Lakeville, Minn., and in Minneapolis. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/12/02/meet-class-notes-artist-artaria-string-quartet?refid=0 Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:00:00 -0600 School Spotlight: Stillwater Area High School Concert Orchestra School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/11/26/school-spotlight-stillwater-area-high-school-concert-orchestra?refid=0 Tue, 26 Nov 2013 05:00:00 -0600 Meet Class Notes Artists Silver Spruce Duo This week, Silver Spruce Duo visits elementary schools in Duluth, Minn., and Two Harbors, Minn. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/11/13/meet-class-notes-artist-silver-spruce-duo?refid=0 Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:30:00 -0600 School Spotlight: Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/11/12/school-spotlight-greater-twin-cities-youth-symphonies?refid=0 Tue, 12 Nov 2013 05:00:00 -0600 Meet Class Notes Artist Lyz Jaakola Classical MPR's Class Notes: Artist program kicked off this week. Ojibwe Anishinaabe musician and educator, Lyz Jaakola, spent a week in elementary schools in the Bemidji area giving educational performances. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/11/11/classical-mpr-artist-lyz-jaakola?refid=0 Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:01:00 -0600 School Spotlight: Minnesota Youth Symphonies School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/10/18/school-spotlight-minnesota-youth-symphonies?refid=0 Tue, 29 Oct 2013 05:00:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Apollo Quartet School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/10/15/school-spotlight-apollo-quartet?refid=0 Tue, 15 Oct 2013 06:00:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Robbinsdale Armstrong and Cooper High Schools Join Musical Forces School Spotlight highlights outstanding Minnesota school- and student-music ensembles during the academic year. Through this feature, Classical MPR hopes to expose listeners to the great music being made by young musicians across the state, and to generate more support for music education. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/10/01/school-spotlight-robbinsdale-armstrong-and-cooper-high-schools-join-musical-forces?refid=0 Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:01:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Princeton High School Concert Choir To celebrate students returning to school, Classical MPR is launching School Spotlight. Each Tuesday in September, an outstanding student music ensemble will be featured on Classical MPR. Watch for other ensembles to be highlighted throughout the school year. Through School Spotlight, Classical MPR hopes to share the great music being made in Minnesota schools. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/09/24/school-spotlight-princeton-concert-choir?refid=0 Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0500 School Spotlight: Rosemount High School Concert Choir To celebrate students returning to school, Classical MPR is launching School Spotlight. Each Tuesday in September, an outstanding student music ensemble will be featured on Classical MPR. Watch for other ensembles to be highlighted throughout the school year. Through School Spotlight, Classical MPR hopes to share the great music being made in Minnesota schools. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/09/17/school-spotlight-rosemount-high-school-concert-choir?refid=0 Tue, 17 Sep 2013 00:01:00 -0500