Alumnus to be inducted into Minnesota Music Hall of Fame
Rick Kvam, M.D. (MED ’84, I ’85), will be inducted into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame in November. Dr. Kvam is en emergency department physician at Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Kvam is the founder and artistic director of Choral Arts Ensemble, whose mission of Choral Arts Ensemble is to inspire, educate and enrich the community through choral performance. The group coordinates the Rosemary and Meredith Wilson Harmony for Mayo Program, a free weekly concert series.
Dr. Kvam studied music at Harvard University, earned his medical degree from Mayo Medical School and completed a residency at Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. He received a master’s degree in choral conducting from the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
Dr. Kvam will be inducted along with Garrison Keilor, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Tonic Sol-fa, The Teddy Bear Band and Jerry Kahle.