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Posts will be sparse for a few weeks

Hello, all. I have a massively busy week this week and I’m on vacation next week (Oct. 6-10), then after that I’ll be bogged down with pledge drive prep when I return.  Point being – I probably won’t be posting all that much. This reminds me, though, that I should try to find some guest […]

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Comings, Goings, and Opportunities

Time for another round-up of personnel news in classical broadcasting.  If you know of any other news or job postings, please add them to the comments section! 2014 has been a time of transition at KMFA in Austin, Texas.  Music director (and early music specialist) Sara Hessel announced her impending departure in the spring, and […]

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Classical Music: Relaxing or Stimulating…or Both?

The most important classical music presentation at this year’s Public Radio Program Directors conference involved the results of a survey conducted by Coleman Insights, presented by Joe Eskola, Director of Research at Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media.  It was a lengthy presentation, and I’ve delve into it in more detail in a later […]

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New Classical Station in Wilmington, NC

It’s always great to see public radio stations invested in bringing classical music to their audiences through terrestrial radio signals (as opposed to online-only or HD-2 channels).  WHQR is a small station that has been operating for thirty years in Wilmington, North Carolina, and they recently launched a 24 hour classical music service.  It’s a […]

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