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. Read more about From Turntables to Temple: Meet St. Louis Park's DJ/Cantor
Minneapolis-based VocalEssence started Vintage Voices, an initiative to engage elders in choral music, four years ago. Read more about Local Vocal Group Gives Elders 'the Sheer Joy of Making Music Together'
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.
Read more about Twin Town Guitars Is a Place for Music, Community and Education
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. Read more about Golden Valley Composer John Penny Pursues Musical Muse