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Clare Menahan

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Clare Menahan lives in Missoula, where she attends the University of Montana and supplements her income working as a freelance musician, seasonal backcountry ranger and ski instructor. She has worked in the art studios of Margaret Regan, Rebecca Hutchinson-Shaw and Lisa Ernst as an assistant. Clare also spent a year serving as the student representative for the Helena School Board and the Helena Education Foundation.

Andrew Bird with violin, 2009. Credit Dani Cantó (CC-BY-SA-2)
Dani Cantó (CC-BY-SA-2)

Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Andrew Bird spoke with MTPR's Clare Menahan before his show in Missoula earlier this month. Hailing from Lake Forest, Illinois, Bird is a classically trained violinist who also  incorporates guitar, glockenspiel — and whistling — into his music.

Montana Public Radio's Clare Menahan spoke with singer/songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov before his show in Bozeman earlier this month.