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FUNDERS
We particularly thank the generous funders of Common Chords, without whom these activities would
not be possible:
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The McKnight Foundation
Mardag Foundation
MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA COMMON CHORDS LEADERSHIP
Michael Henson, President & CEO
Sarah Hicks, Principal Conductor of Pops & Presentations
Mark Russell Smith, Conductor of Young People’s Concert
Mele Willis, Manager of Outreach and Educational Partnerships
MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS
Three ensembles of Minnesota Orchestra musicians arrived early in the week and participated in
many community events in addition to the three full Minnesota Orchestra concerts.
Brass Quintet:
Charles Lazarus, trumpet; Douglas Carlsen, trumpet; Michael Gast, horn;
Douglas Wright, trombone; Steven Campbell, tuba
String Quartet:
Peter McGuire, violin; Jonathan Magness, violin; Matthew Young, viola;
Katja Linfield, cello
Kinder Konzert ensemble:
Katie Condon, narrator; Stephanie Arado, violin; Marcia Peck, cello;
Timothy Zavadil, clarinet; John Miller, bassoon; Douglas Carlsen, trumpet; Steve Hammerschmidt,
trombone; Brian Mount, percussion; Jason Arkis, percussion
This activity is made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board
through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the State’s arts and cultural
heritage fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.
Photo: Mele Willis
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