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.
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.
What do you get when you gather 40 trombones at once? The Minneapolis Trombone Choir. The group will give its annual concert this weekend before participating in Schmitt Music's Twin Cities Trombone Day on April 6.
'Why can't we offer music here for everyone?' That's the driving force behind an initiative by Bondo Nyembwe, executive director of Academia Cesar Chavez, to provide instruments and music education for all 500 pupils at the St. Paul school.
The Bloomington choir group the Treble Singers of Angelica Cantanti have been invited to sing at the American Choral Directors Association National Conference in Kansas City, Mo. Led by Phillip Brown, the group will be one of more than 50 choirs performing at the four-day gathering.
In recent years, the musicians of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra have tackled many new challenges. To recognize their efforts, the orchestra will hold a Musician Appreciation Concert on Thursday night, featuring the orchestra's artistic director and principal violin, Kyu-Young Kim.
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.
The University of Minnesota marshaled its musical forces Sunday for Lest We Forget, a concert to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I. Listen now to the concert, including the U.S. premiere of 'The Great War Symphony.'