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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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Walter Chancellor, Jr. Celebrates 15 Years Teaching at IPR

“Of all the lessons that I’ve learned from Walter, I think the most profound is the importance of work ethic.” Krissy Jackson, IPR Career Services Coordinator and Former IPR student said when asked about her memories of Walter Chancellor’s classes. That was a few years ago, but Chancellor has continued to make a strong impression
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IPR Students at Work with the Pros on Applied Learning Projects

IPR students from every degree program work on applied learning projects as part of their coursework. Students work with industry professionals on real-world projects like short films, television pilots, and live events. Integrating applied learning projects into the IPR curriculum allows students to apply the skills they learn at school to actual projects, introduces them to the process
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IPR Roots Revue: Kevin Bowe

This is the second installment in a series of posts exploring the artistic interests and influences of the staff and faculty of IPR.  The posts will dig deep into our childhoods and explore the roots of our tastes in music, literature, and film. They will lay naked the forces that shaped us as educators, artists, and consumers
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Teen Band Wins Recording Session at IPR Studios

In the words of the immortal Dewey Finn, “One great rock show can change the world,” and five groups of young rockers tried their best this June at the annual Teen Battle of the Bands. The contest is held each year at the Maple Grove Town Green amphitheater. The city of Maple Grove and IPR teamed up
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An IPR Staffer Shares Her Trip to the NAMM Show

When I arrived at the Anaheim Convention Center for the 115th annual National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show held in Anaheim, CA, what impressed me the most was the inquisitive and diverse array of attendees at the convention. NAMM experienced a record number of eclectic and colorful exhibitors this year, from big corporations to family-run
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IPR Students and Staff Go Backstage at the Black Sabbath Show

[slideshow_deploy id=’11047′] On Monday Black Sabbath members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler rolled into town to perform as a part of the “Final Tour by the Greatest Metal Band of all Time,” and IPR students and staff were there to see it. Live Sound & Show Production students Zachary Rudolph and Kaia Duchenne, along
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Rhymesayers CEO Saddiq: A Visionary Poorly Disguised as a Hipster

If you are a student at IPR, you know about Rhymesayers Entertainment. Kevin Beacham, Rhymesayers’ Marketing Specialist, teaches Hip Hop Essentials and can often be seen around campus. The Rhymesayers logo adorns the wall on the 3rd floor of our downtown campus, honoring them for their commitment to IPR and the music production scene in Minneapolis.
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