Scott Olsen Joined EMSO: 2017 Violin & Viola Retired St. Paul
Betsy Vanscoy Joined EMSO: 2017 Instrument: Karl Knilling Violin Betsy Vanscoy, born and raised in Minnesota, grew up in St. Cloud, and currently lives in Eagan. Betsy is a social worker at a skilled nursing facility. When she’s not working or practicing, her hobbies include spending time with family, reading, going to the the […]
William Chiu Violin Joined EMSO: 2015 The talented William Chiu grew up in Virginia, MN. He recently moved to Woodbury, MN relocating as a research engineer for 3M.
Will Woodward Trumpet – Bach Stradivarius 37 Joined EMSO: 2017 Will currently lives in River Falls, WI.
Carol Hendrickson – French Horn Plays on: Paxman Horn Joined EMSO: 2010 Currently retired, Carol previously had been an Electronics Sales Rep. She currently lives in Woodbury, MN. Carol’s hobbies include tennis, pop tennis, and pickleball!
Ron Larson Instrument: German Viola Joined: 10+ years ago Retired from 3M Native to Minnesota, Ron Larson was raised in Minneapolis. He currently resides in Stillwater, enjoying his time after a career with 3M, where he initially joined with EMSO. With his freedom that comes with retirement, Ron loves to travel, make wine, play […]
Steve Crooks Instrument: Gabbrielli Viola Year joined: 2016 EMSO Vice President Steve grew up in Rochester and currently resides in Mahtomedi. Steve works as a Intellectual Property Technical Professional with 3M, and before that he was a research chemist in pharmaceuticals. When Steve is not working, he plays various musical instruments, including bass guitar, electric guitar, […]
Featuring excerpts from Clara’s Dream performed by students of the School of St. Paul Ballet with professional company dancer Michelle Ludwig as “Clara” Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm East Ridge High School, 4200 Pioneer Dr, Woodbury, MN 55129 Purchase Tickets Here Please read bulleted information before purchasing: When you click an Add to […]
Dwight Erickson French Horn – Double King Horn Joined EMSO: 1979 EMSO Treasurer Dwight grew up in Jordan, MN and currently resides in Woodbury, MN – close to 3M headquarters where he currently works as a materials scientist. In his spare time, Dwight enjoys biking and gardening.
Angie Newgren – Violin Year Joined: 2014 Non Profit Management Angie studied at the University of St. Thomas where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English in 2014, with a minor in music. Through UST, she studied violin under Tamas Strasser (former SPCO violist), Daniel Chong (Parker Quartet violinist), and Lydia Miller (former MN […]