Welcome to Unlocked Mission Unlocking creativity. uniting community.
a 501.c3 Non-Profit
a 501.c3 Non-Profit
Unlocked Mission unites communities through the transforming power of music and education. Unlocked Mission is a collaboration of Music Professionals who are devoted to share their talent, experience, and professional connections • provide access to music production and state-of-the art recording services • inspire and unlock music potential & talent in underserved communities to create joyful music • inspire self-worth and confidence in individuals while creating purposeful collaboration and teamwork within diverse communities. We believe creating positive music offers the wonder-working potential to UNLOCK borders and serve as a unifying force for positive social change.
The ingredients of greatness and the music of The Lovin’ Spoonful
Long standing Lovin’ Spoonful drummer, Mike Arturi presents a unique look at the importance of the Lovin’ Spoonful in their ability to bring a wide variety of American music styles to the forefront of public awareness as a result of their incredible fame in the mid 1960’s. Styles including American Railroad songs, Folk, Delta Blues, Jug Band music, original 50’s era Rock and Roll and more are all ingredients that went into the sound and spirit of The Lovin’ Spoonful. The show includes a 30-minute spoken presentation accompanied by visuals and music samples followed by a live concert by Mike’s band ‘A Spoonful of Love’. Enjoy all the hits, deep album cuts and music that influenced the Spoonful as well as music the group went on to influence. Great stories are also shared from Mike’s unique perspective as a long-standing member of the band! 'Spoonful by Spoonful' presentation is made possible by funding from The Minnesota State Arts Board . This event is to also raise funds to support Unlocked Missions goal. VIP limited tickets to 75 persons
All ages learn the art of rhythm and play with a Joyful Heart on Joyful Noise
Collaborative Music writing lab tracking at Hanger Studios in Richfield
Creating and releasing new and Joyful Music out into the World on the Joyful Noise Recording and Performance Ship
Creating original music in the Studio to be used for the Legacy Arts Group "Cast Album" promoting their message in Scotland Summer of '22
Dr. Steve Cornils serves as President of the Unlocked Mission (UM) Board of Directors. Enlisted as co-founders Peter and Michele Borne’s friend, fan and former pastor, Cornils enthusiastically applies his extensive non-profit board experience and love of music toward creating an effective governance model for undergirding and advancing UM’s compelling motto for mission: Unlocking Creativity and Uniting Communities.
Multi-instrumentalist David Feily is a recording and performing artist based in the Twin Cities. You can find him on stage, in the studio, or writing with an array of collaborators in addition to his work as a solo artist. David also has more than 15 years of experience as a music educator and currently is on faculty at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis. David has a passion to expose all genre of music to those underserved communities
Sue is a lifelong friend of Peter and Michele's and is someone who chooses to live life to the fullest wherever she goes. An Executive with UnitedHealth Group's Merger & Acquisition business, Sue specializes in strategic planning, goal alignment, and coaching leaders on living their values. Sue is passionate about health & wellbeing, and is drawn to UM's mission to unite communities through the healing power of music.
Matt Fink , better known as Dr. Fink, is a keyboardist, producer, and songwriter best-known for playing keyboards in Prince's band, The Revolution. At Prince concerts, he was distinguished onstage for performing dressed in a surgical mask and scrubs. He has also worked with artists, songwriters and producers, including The Time, Lipps Inc., The Jets, Vanity 6, David Z., Bobby Z., P. Diddy, and The Rembrandts Fink has won three Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, and numerous RIAA gold and platinum awards for his work with Prince and The Revolution.
Mike is a passionate, results-driven leader with over 20 years of product, program, and channel strategy development. His relationship building and problem solving expertise serves to support his valuable roll as an active board member. He is Managing Partner of Mikes of America, a "Community of Unity," designed to help those in need by raising funds for worthy nonprofit organizations across the country.
Co-founders Michele and Peter Borne invites you to learn more and become an active partner to help Unlock Creativity and Unite Communities through the transformative power of Music and Education. Unlocked Mission, a 501.c3 Non-Profit organization seeks your partnership and support in our shared vision that MUSIC can INSPIRE, UNITE, and bring a Joyful Noise to the world.
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