Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Sarah is a hand drum singer and got her start as a singer because of a canceled workshop and the replacement presenter shared their hand drum experiences. Sarah shares about a song that she sings which she describes as an anthem of solidarity for women that need strength or healing.
Three members of the strings section of the Minnesota Orchestra stopped by the KBXE studio in Bemidji Wednesday. They are traveling rural Minnesota with the orchestra’s Common Chord Initiative which takes orchestra members out into communities playing their music and connecting with people through musical experiences. Katja Linfield, Sam Berman and Sarah Grimes played two musical arrangements in studio and discussed the Common Chord program, life as a professional orchestral musician, and the process of trying out for a spot in the orchestra.