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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
Sep 14, 2023 William Grant Still: Thirteen Facts About the Great American Composer
Sep 11, 2023 Khatia Buniatishvili: Top 5 Performances of the Controversial Pianist
Sep 9, 2023 Six of the Best Romantic Era Piano Sonatas by Women Composers
Sep 7, 2023 Emma Bardac: The Scandalous Story of Debussy’s Second Wife
Sep 3, 2023 Why is the “Maestro” Teaser Trailer So Controversial?
Sep 3, 2023 Works Dedicated to Clara Schumann
Aug 28, 2023 Are These the Best Slow Movements Beethoven Ever Wrote?
Aug 27, 2023 Vítězslava Kaprálová: 13 Facts You Didn’t Know About the Czech Composer
Aug 23, 2023 Five Ways to Impress Your Music Teacher
Aug 19, 2023 13 Facts You Didn’t Know About Tchaikovsky’s Mysterious Benefactress, Nadezhda von Meck