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Eriq Nelson on how Star Studio helps patients at Children’s Minnesota

Eriq Nelson, Star Studio producer and talent, explains the how the wrap-around care services, such as Star Studio, offered at Children’s Minnesota help kids and families.

Star Studio Symphony – A Complimentary Benefit Concert

October 7, 2017, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Saint Paul

Join award-winning pianist Yumiko Oshima-Ryan and the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra at the Star Studio Symphony on Saturday, October 7th at 2:00 p.m. at Sundin Hall. Enjoy music, dance performances and even an instrument "petting zoo" where kids can learn all about the sections and sounds that make up an orchestra. This is a free concert! All donations from the event benefit music programs, performances and partnerships with Star Studio, Children's Minnesota's very own in-house TV studio.

For hospital patients and families

Children’s Minnesota provides developmentally supportive services and programs to help kids of all ages understand and increase coping with medical care.  We build on children's strengths and skills to optimize their responses for health and well-being.

Star Studio

Star Studio is Children's very own in-house TV studio — offering programming in studio spaces on both campuses. On Children’s own TV channel, Star Studio provides positive, memorable experiences for patients and families as an alternative to mainstream and commercial entertainment. A broad range of shows has been thoughtfully prepared for viewing 24 hours a day. Whether in the studios or on the TV, Star Studio offers something the whole family can enjoy together.

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Switchfoot visit patients, perform songs at Children’s – Minneapolis

The San Diego, Calif., rock band hung out in Star Studio and patient rooms.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Meet the man behind “The Dude”

Eriq Nelson plays a vital role at Children's as "The Dude," the face of the hospitals' in-house TV station, Star Studio.