MPR Artists-in-Residence

  • Meet Class Notes Artist: Concordia Wind Quintet
    The members of the Concordia Wind Quintet are all on the music faculty at Concordia College, Moorhead, but their favorite thing to do together is to go to elementary schools and play for kids. Their program teaches students about the different facets of the five instruments in the quintet using demonstrations as well as a healthy dose of humor.January 3, 2018
  • Meet Class Notes Artist: Lumina
    The members of the female vocal ensemble Lumina completed a tour of 11 schools in southwest Minnesota over a week in late October. From Montevideo to Worthington to Blue Earth, they introduced almost 2000 students to folk songs in seven languages.December 27, 2017
  • Meet Class Notes Artists: Afoutayi
    Many members of Afoutayi Dance, Music and Arts Company originally hail from Haiti, but the company has been based in the Twin Cities for a few years. They brought their colorful, energetic music and dance to schools in the Twin Cities for a week in October.November 20, 2017
  • Meet Class Notes Artist: Matra
    Class Notes Artist Matra has been visiting schools in the Twin Cities, as well as in northwestern Minnesota. Matra performed in marimba player Jenny Klukken's hometown of Osakis in late October.November 13, 2017

Mn Legacy Fund The Classical MPR Artist-in-Residence Program is made possible in part by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

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