Classical Notes®

Notes and musings on Classical Music in the media and beyond by hosts and staff at Classical Minnesota Public Radio.

Considering Rural Music Teaching

Prairie Winds Community Band in Willmar, MN (Dennis Benson) 
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Is ‘Serial’ the first podcast to have a soundtrack released on vinyl?

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Click on Classical: Remembering James Horner, flashing back to ’85, and a barbershop quartet in the Capitol

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A new app for modern orchestra audiences

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Using Appalachian dulcimers to teach music literacy

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in many forms

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Pentatonix explore the evolution of Michael Jackson

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Click on Classical: Changes in Berlin, a report from Megapolis, and an essay by Ward Jacobson

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Gustavo Dudamel cancels concert appearances due to back pain

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Click on Classical: Cell phone critics, shaming vs. booing, and life as a choirboy

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Starting a ukulele program in your classroom

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Music critic nabs concertgoer’s phone to keep her off it

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