Category Archives: Student Life

IPR Forms Vinyl Club and Institutes Turntable Tuesdays

Ask most students at IPR College of Creative Arts where they get their music and you’ll get mostly digital sources. Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, and Soundcloud dominate and CDs have been relegated to the back shelf. But, everything old is new again, and there are a surprising number of IPR students who listen to records
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IPR Students attend 2018 SXSW Film Festival

By Nick Hansen, Staff Writer The 2018 South By Southwest Film Festival was another epic spectacle of film, music, and entertainment. Several Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) students along with Associate Campus Director, Trey Wodele, attended the festival. The goal was to learn from and engage with one of the most creative atmospheres in
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Why You Should Attend a Open House at IPR

Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) welcomed more than 40 students to it’s open house this fall. Each quarter the campus opens their doors to students who are interested in the programs at IPR. Out of those students approximately 17 of them took the Director’s Academic Scholarship test that day. “The open house was a very
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IPR Staff Heats Up Open Arms Kitchen

For a third year in a row, IPR staff and faculty spent a day volunteering at Open Arms of Minnesota. [slideshow_deploy id=’13387′] Community Service IPR’s ongoing commitment to the community results in many classes engaging in service projects that bring community members into the studios and classrooms, or send students out into the greater community.
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Family and Friends Turn Out for IPR’s Spring 2017 Graduation

On June 17, 2017 IPR’s class of 27 graduating students joined with family, friends, faculty, and staff for a short but memorable commencement ceremony. It was held at the Edina Studios in the Live Sound Lab. Red White (facility manager) estimated there must be, “over 250 people –  because I have out every chair, including
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IPR Students Judge Battle of the Bands

Written By: Angela Zweers The Institute of Production and Recording (IPR), College of Creative Arts returned this year to judge the Maple Grove Minnesota Parks and Recreation “Battle of the Bands” for teens.  Three bands from the region competed against one another on Friday, June 16th at the Town Green outdoor amphitheater. The following bands participated in
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IPR Student Recruits Rhymesayer’s deM atlaS for Buckfest 2017

“We’ve come a long way from the coffee shop,” says IPR’s Music and Entertainment Business (MEB) student, Francisco Gonzalez. This year his company General Admission is running the now-annual show, Buckfest on June 10th at the Cabooze in Minneapolis. With a lineup of varied artists including Rhymesayer recording artist deM atlaS, the show looks to
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SXSW 2017 Pre-Fest Blog Post: Nick Voogd

SB279, South by Southwest Media Conference is one of the most popular electives at IPR. Each year, students with film, music, and entertainment business backgrounds travel to Austin, Texas, to experience the music, film, panels, and meet-ups that comprise this massive film, music, and interactive event. This year’s group will leave Minneapolis on March 12
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