MacPhail's Music for Life program focuses on bringing music to elders wherever they are.
The female foursome met when they were members of the Roseville String Ensemble.
Yossi Ben Harush isn’t your average DJ. While he does spend time spinning tunes at parties, he reserves part of his weekends to observe Shabbat—the Jewish day of rest.
Minneapolis-based VocalEssence started Vintage Voices, an initiative to engage elders in choral music, four years ago.
This years marks the 25th anniversary of the two-day music festival.
The streets of Minneapolis buzz to the beat of music. From the acoustic concerts at farmers markets around town to the black and white stars of First Avenue. At the center of this musical hub is Twin Town Guitars, a school of music and retail shop in the Lyn-Lake neighborhood, and a staple in the Minneapolis community for 20 years.
Some songwriters “hear” melodies in their heads. Golden Valley resident and composer John Penny hears full symphony orchestras, and derives original melodies from those “ear worms.” For years, Penny has made a living (or supplemented his primary income) by playing guitar and composing music for TV commercials, films and other purposes.
How was Motion City Soundtrack born?
Long-time St. Louis Park resident and prolific musician Dan Israel released his 13th album, Dan, last December. A father of two young children, Isaac, 10, and Susannah, 7, Israel keeps busy juggling his life as a musician, a parent and working at his day job.