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Minnesota Public Radio's third-ever Artist-in-Residence played his Stadivarius v

Minnesota violinist visits Brainerd students.


Students at Harrison Elementary School and Forestview Middle School spent time Thursday with Chad Hoopes, 17, a student at Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, who has played with orchestras around the world.

Hoopes is Classical Minnesota Public Radio’s third-ever artist-in-residence. As the artist-in-residence, Hoopes will visit specific elementary, middle school and high school classrooms around the state, performing and talking about the importance of music and the arts.

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