Minnesota Varsity Featured Artist: Lauren Bakke
See their names in the list below, where you'll find links to their submitted performances and compositions. Next, the Featured Artists will record their performances in MPR's Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, and you'll hear those recordings in March on Classical MPR. The Featured Composers will attend a Mentorship Day at American Composers Forum with composer Carol Barnett. At the end of March, five Featured Artists and two Featured Composers will be selected to perform and have their compositions premiered at the Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert on April 30 in a live broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater.
Watkins String Quartet
Laura Aldana, Abigail Hansen