Steve Staruch’s life revolves around music. He is the afternoon classical host at Classical MPR. And as a freelance violist and singer he has performed with the Minnesota Beethoven Festival Chorale, Dale Warland Singers, Consortium Carissimi and his own ensembles, Incidental Trio and the American Roots band, Belvidere Oasis. A graduate of Oberlin College and the Eastman School of Music, Steve’s interests include cooking, gardening and travel. He and his wife, Naomi, have led trips to India, Europe and the Seattle Opera’s Ring Cycle.