MPR Class Notes

Chione is honored to have been chosen as Classical Minnesota Public Radio Class Notes Artists for the 2018-2019 school year.

Chione will expand on their "Story Time with Chione" program by performing stories from around the world in a cultural and musical exploration of countries and characters.  The ensemble will engage students by intertwining musical learning and storytelling.  Chione boasts a diverse and expansive set of sounds which capture the audience's imagination and help them to discover the world that is the woodwind quintet.  

 
 
 
 Photography: Leta Albrecht

Photography: Leta Albrecht

 

We visited some unique schools within the Twin Cities…

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Garlough was formed in partnership with Dodge Nature Center, and offers the same comprehensive curriculum as the district’s other elementary schools, but with a nature-based theme integrated into every class.As an environmental magnet school, experiential learning is at the core of everything at GEMS. Through nature-based experiences in and outside the classroom, Garlough teachers and staff support and enhance children's intellectual, social, emotional and physical development.

 

…we performed in a new city: Norwood Young America

 
Wow, what an amazing group and wonderful presentation! The students and I loved it and appreciate the up-close visit from the instrumentalists of Chione. I really enjoyed how their theme of “stories” in music and the various engaging activities they had the students do to prepare for listening to each piece.
— Joanna Padden, Music Teacher at St. Michael's Catholic School
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We shared one of our favorite stories…

 
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…and we shared our stories with some fantastic, gracious and extremely attentive students!

 
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We are looking forward to sharing our stories with two more schools in February!
— Chione
 
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