GiveMN, with its project “Give to the Max Day,” does a fabulous job of stirring up excitement each November for giving generously to causes that are dear to us. While it is unarguably a great thing to encourage people to contribute to nonprofits, the myriad options of how to send donations present the donor with a […]
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to support the 2016 season! Click here to see the listing of these donors.
Writer Michelle Bruch featured the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra in her June 16, 2015 article entitled “Minneapolis Pops draws thousands to Lake Harriet” in the Southwest Journal! Some highlights of the article: One of Lantz’s greatest challenges at the podium is preventing his music from blowing away. With up to 50 or 60 pages to turn, […]
Jay Johnson: Percussion Jay Johnson has been active as a teacher and musician for the last thirty years. As a performer, conductor and composer, his work has been produced by the Guthrie Theatre, the Children’s Theatre Company, and the Theatre Exchange, among others. He received a McKnight Artist Fellowship for composing music for theatre. Active […]
Gao Hong: Pipa This year, the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra is proud to welcome friend Gao Hong to the stage to present the world premier of a new work for pipa and orchestra. Here is a bit more about her: Gao Hong, Chinese musical prodigy and master of the pear-shaped […]
The Minneapolis Pops Orchestra was mentioned in the Wall Street Journal on 26 July 2013! Check it out here.