Articles by Terry Blain

How about a little office music? Composer Jay Afrisando is all work and play Article

Have you ever drummed your fingers impatiently on a laptop, mulling how to word an important email or waiting for a lazy download? If so, you are an inspiration to composer Jay Afrisando, whose interactive sound exhibit 'Music of Your Office' is playing free May 7 and 8 in downtown St. Paul.


Minnesota's Soojin Lee celebrates traditional Korean music Article

Soojin Lee discusses traditional Korean instruments and how they have changed over time, along with Korean classical music. She will be hosting a camp in June at MacPhail for ages 10 to 18, focusing on Korean music and traditional instruments.


'Silent Night' returns to home of its world premiere for Minnesota Opera revival Article

Eric Simonson has directed many productions for Minnesota Opera, but 'Silent Night' stands out. Now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning opera set during World War I is back for a revival that runs Nov. 10-18, and he says this version is better than ever. Check out our gallery of photos and audio from the stars.