A St. Cloud State University alumnus has been honored as a McKnight Composer Fellow in 2023. Troy Rogers, who graduated from SCSU in 2001 with a degree in Music, was chosen by the McKnight Foundation as one of four recipients in Minnesota. The four McKnight Composer Fellows were selected from a pool of 55 applicants
Musical notes, specifically composed for Fergus Falls, can be plucked from the air while enjoying the city’s walking spaces.
Scott Miller, a professor of music at St. Cloud State University for the past 28 years, grew up in New York and moved to Minnesota where he received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.
So far, Miller has created three soundwalks: At the University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis and in Fergus Falls. A soundwalk is a musical experience using GPS tracking from a phone that will cue up music strategically placed into his app, SonARIII .
Music professor Dr. Shannon Sadler is sharing her talent in performing and in academics this fall with performances and presentations happening both internationally and locally. Sadler was a featured presenter at the 43rd International European Piano Teachers Association International Conference this September in Madrid and performing a selection of Guatemalan piano music. Guatemalan classical music is rarely heard
Composer Scott L. Miller’s SonAR II, a “soundwalk” app is now available and offering users an immersive audio experience at Minnehaha Regional Park in Minneapolis. Miller composed new music using the environmental sounds of Minnehaha Falls and the surrounding park as inspiration for the public to interactively experience while on a self-guided walk through the park. The SonAR
St. Cloud State University Concert Choir singers worked together to present one of their 2020 performances virtually before the end of the school year.
Composer, professor and sound artist Dr. Scott Miller is the 2020 winner of the Hellervik Prize.
Music students worked together to present their talents virtually before the end of the school year.
Jessica Stenberg, of Big Lake, earned a $1,500 Student Arts Scholarship from the Central Minnesota Arts Board.
Even though the in person Day of Percussion was canceled this April, the four guest artists worked together to present a Virtual Day of Percussion available on YouTube.
The 12th annual Big Sing is happening at St. Cloud State University and combines more than 200 vocalists from across Minnesota.