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Emily E. Hogstad

IMG_0159 reduceEmily E. Hogstad is the author of the blog Song of the Lark. She has appeared on or in MinnPost, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Public Radio, National Public Radio, WQXR, Performance Today, and The New York Times to offer thoughts on topics as diverse as the Minnesota Orchestra’s historic 2015 trip to Cuba, what it means to be a music nerd, and social media activism in the orchestra world. Her great passion is researching the history of women in music, especially the great forgotten female violinists of the past. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a violin, a viola, a laptop named after Lili Boulanger, and two rescue cats, Gwendolyn and Genevieve.

Contributed Posts
Apr 27, 2024 Verdi for Beginners: Nine Pieces to Make You Love Verdi
Apr 24, 2024 Ten of the Shortest Symphonies Ever Written
Apr 22, 2024 Fifteen of the Best Duets for Violin and Cello
Apr 20, 2024 Handel for Beginners: Eleven Pieces to Make You Love Handel
Apr 17, 2024 Eleven Classical Music Composers Who Lived in Vienna
Apr 15, 2024 15 Pieces of Classical Music About Time
Apr 13, 2024 Sixteen Great Books About Classical Music
Apr 10, 2024 Johann Strauss II for Beginners: Eleven Pieces to Make You Love Strauss
Apr 8, 2024 The Seven Best Chopin Works, According to YouTube
Mar 31, 2024 Should You Watch This Documentary About Schumann’s Mental Illness?