Hilary Santoni - co-Founder

Minnehaha Music

Hilary Santoni is an experienced project manager, community leader and volunteer. Hilary began her career at United Way Services in Cleveland, Ohio as a campaign coordinator and subsequently in the development office of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra where she handled corporate sponsorships. After a move with her husband to Minneapolis, Hilary joined Carlson Marketing Group managing travel events and incentive programs.

Currently an active volunteer, Hilary devotes significant effort to her community. Hilary co-founded and continues to be involved with Minnehaha Music, an organization that strives to enhance classical music in the community. Additional current volunteer activity include the Music in Edina committee, a working group of the City of Edina's Arts and Culture Commission, and the board of Inner City Tennis, an organization whose mission is to develop and unleash the potential of youth on and off the court. Past volunteer involvement includes serving on the board and as co-president of the Edina Education Fund which supports innovative programs in the public schools, and volunteering on Greater Twin Cities' United Way's Tocqueville Cabinet. Hilary, her husband David and their three children live in Edina.

Minnehaha Music


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Musicians interested in participating in the Repertory Orchestra should contact Craig Randal Johnson at
E-mail: crjmhahamusic@gmail.com or call 612-804-9679


“...the conductor Craig Randal Johnson brought out the darkness in the music, kept the score and the singers well balanced, and made the climaxes pay off.”

'Opera' Magazine, London