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Mary Parizek performs at the Shell Lake Arts Center

Mary Parizek of Hastings performed on Aug. 9, 2013, in the Shell Lake Arts Center’s final saxophone workshop concert. This performance was the culmination of a week-long saxophone workshop, where students received instruction from internationally renowned saxophonists, examining subjects such as saxophone literature, music interpretation, tone production, reeds and reed adjustment and many other topics.  Students also received private and group lessons.

Heidi Schwartz earns bachelor of arts from St. Catherine University

Heidi Schwartz of Hastings participated in St. Catherine University’s spring commencement ceremony held May 23 in St. Paul. Schwartz was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. Schwartz graduated Magna Cum Laude, carrying a grade-point average of 3.8 to