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Music Listening Contest 2012-13

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S: 2012-13 Minnesota High School Music Listening Contest

1: Minnesota High School Music Listening Contest 2012-2013 | | Enriching the Active Mind Through Music

2: Board Retreat June 26, 2012 | In addition to planning for the year, Carrie Ardito shared ideas with us about how we could promote the MLC.

3: Study Guide 2012-2013 | The author of our Study Guide was Dr. David Docter, instructor in music history (retired) from Normandale Community College. The CDs were narrated by Melissa Ousley, MPR host and MLC board member. Featured composer: Franz Peter Schubert Featured genre: Chamber Music Featured Ethnomusic: Jazz

4: In August, letters were sent to 1030 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) members. Also, emails were sent to 879 Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) members. | During the fall, 133 teams from 55 schools registered for MLC

5: Laura Caviani | Kickoff Event | Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 (noon - 1 p.m.) McNally Smith Auditorium 19 Exchange St E, St Paul, MN No charge This event, part of an ongoing series called Artist and Industry, will feature the Laura Caviani Trio. Laura Caviani, jazz pianist and composer, is included in the jazz portion of this year's MLC Study Guide. She will perform The Return (the composition in this year's Study Guide), along with other pieces, and will also talk about her career to MLC participants and McNally Smith College students.

6: regional contests | Friday, January 18, 2013 1 p.m. Nine locations throughout the state

8: Region 1 Duluth Marshall High School | Denfeld High School Runner-up | Duluth Marshall Champion | Bill Alexander, manager

9: region 2 Carleton College Melissa Ousley, manager | Owatonna High School Runner-up | Northfield High School Champion

10: Region 3 Winona State University Barb Hoppe, manager | Austin High School Champion | Winona High School Runner-up

11: Region 4 Anoka-Ramsey Community College Melissa Bergstrom & Sam Bergstrom, managers | Buffalo High School Champion | Gloria Deo Runner-up

12: Region 5 St. Cloud Tech High School Gary Zwack, manager | Montevideo High School Champion | Brainerd High School Runner-up

13: Region 6 McNally Smith College of music Gary Gratz, manager | St. Paul Central Runner-up | Burnsville High School Champion

14: Region 7 University of MInnesota Ted Mann Concert Hall Chris Jannings, manager | Southwest High School Champion | Fridley High School Runner-up (State Qualifier) | Southwest High School Team #2 Runner-up

15: Region 8 Mankato East High School Dave Urness, manager | Mankato East High School Runner-up | Mountain Lake High School Champion

16: Region 9 Int'l School of MN Nicole Ottjes, manager | Wayzata High School Champion | Minnetonka High School Runner-up

17: Regional Summary | Participated: 114 teams, 44 schools Average Scores: Round 1 - 9.9 Round 2 - 10.3 Round 3 - 14.9 Round 4 - 11.5 Round 5 - 11.1 Total: 57.7 | Top 10% Team Scores: Wayzata Team 1 Montevideo Team 1 Northfield Team 1 Minnetonka Team 2 Northfield Team 2 Owatonna Team 1 Burnsville Buffalo Team 1 Minnetonka Team 1 Gloria Deo Champlin Park Team 2 Int'l School of MN Team 3 Edina Wayzata Team 2

18: State Contest February 1, 2013 Augsburg College, Minneapolis

20: Guest Speaker/performer | Laura Caviani Composer | The Laura Caviani Trio Laura Caviani - piano Phil Hey - drums Gordy Johnson - bass

21: Emmet Hedin of Winona High School won our third-annual $500 MLC Scholarship Essay Award | Once I began flipping the pages of the study guide, my sense of music changed. I began to appreciate a piece of music for both its tonal qualities and for its story, a perceptive shift that in turn influenced my reaction to music. | Scholarship Essay Competition

23: 2013 State Champion: Northfield High School | Second Place: Wayzata High School | Third Place: Burnsville High School

24: MLC Sponsors Opera ($1000 and over) Augsburg College College of St. Benedict/St. John’s U Great River Energy McNally Smith College of Music Minnesota Public Radio Naxos Music Library Target Corporation University of St. Thomas Symphony ($500) Anoka Ramsey Community College College of St. Scholastica Macalester College University of MN/Duluth Concerto ($250) Concordia University Minnesota Orchestra Pine Island People for the Arts (P.A.P.A.) University of Minnesota School of Music Welhaven Music Winona State Department of Music | Photos of State Event by Karin Newstrom Photography

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  • Title: Music Listening Contest 2012-13
  • Our annual recap of the Minnesota High School Music Listening Contest
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