Afternoon Classical Music

Monday - Thursday 1pm-4pm

Afternoon Classical Music brings a wide range of music to listeners Monday through Thursday from 1pm to 4pm. Hosted by Judy Wagley, you'll hear classic recordings and new releases from the biggest names in the world of music, as well as interviews with Michigan musicians, composers and directors.

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During the 1940’s, the renowned piano company Steinway and Sons contributed to the war effort bylaunching the “Victory Vertical Project.” Steinway’s specially designed “G.I. pianos” provided morale-boosting entertainment for the troops fighting overseas in World War 2. Dr. Gary Pedersen, professor of piano at Eastern Michigan University, presented the story and music recently at theCentral Michigan University School of Music. 

Dr. Kennen White, professor of clarinet, and Dr. Joanna Cowan-White, professor of flute at the Central Michigan University School of Music, regularly perform together as the “Crescent Duo.” Recently they celebrated the release of their latest CD “Flute/Clarinet Chronicles.”


Maestro Libor Ondras tells Judy about the power and influence of Handel’s “Messiah.”


Chris Hodges is the principal of Gaylord High School and the director of the Little Traverse Choral Society.  The LTCS will present “The Brightest and the Best,” at 7:30 p.m. December 14 at Petoskey United Methodist Church and at 3:00 p.m. December 15 at First Presbyterian Church in Harbor Springs. The program features Schubert’s “Mass in G,” along with carols for the holiday season.


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