About Meet our contributors
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
Mar 23, 2017 Ten Tips For Playing Music In Nursing Homes
Dec 3, 2016 A Girl’s Best Friend: Ethel Smyth and Marco
Aug 31, 2016 The Best Classical Music To Listen To While Studying
Aug 27, 2016 Ravel’s Feline Family
Aug 6, 2016 The Twentieth Century Mozart
Jul 16, 2016 Why We Owe “The Flying Dutchman” To A Dog
Apr 17, 2016 “We Were All of Us Whipped”: Rebecca Clarke
Mar 27, 2016 Composers as Kids: Gustav Mahler
Feb 28, 2016 Music by a Medium: The Story of Rosemary Brown