• Classical Interviews – Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival

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    The 22nd annual Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival is taking place this September, from the 9th to the 19th, where you can hear Beethoven, Dvořák, and many more. Tickets are available, live or virtual, from their website listed below. The site also lists their various special events as well. Nicholas Cords, a violist, sat down with […]

  • Classical Interviews – Miriam Gordon-Stewart

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    Australian soprano and Victory Hall Opera’s Artistic Director, Miriam Gordon-Stewart, spoke with WTJU about La Traviata, Unsung, and some upcoming projects. For more on Miriam Gordon-Stewart, visit: miriamgordon.com For more on Victory Hall Opera, visit: victoryhallopera.org These interviews air as part of WTJU’s Classical Sunrise, weekday mornings from 7-9am. VHO and Unsung La Traviata Chamber […]

  • Classical Interviews – Adam Carter

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    Charlottesville Symphony’s principal cellist, Adam Carter, spoke with WTJU about his favorite types of classical music, cello history, and covid. For more on Adam Carter, visit:cvillesymphony.org/adam-carter For more on the Charlottesville Symphony, visit: cvillesymphony.org These interviews air as part of WTJU’s Classical Sunrise, weekday mornings from 7-9am. Favorite Classical Music Arts in Schools Cello History […]

  • Classical Interviews – Jiyeon Choi

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    Jiyeon Choi, clarinetist and educator at the University of Virginia, spoke with WTJU about growing up, being an educator, and live performances. For more on Jiyeon Choi, visit:cvillesymphony.org/jiyeon-choi For more on the Charlottesville Symphony:cvillesymphony.org These interviews air as part of WTJU’s Classical Sunrise, weekday mornings from 7-9am. Youth Teaching Buffet Dissertation Live

  • Classical Interviews – Jess Lightner

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    Jess Lightner, a tuba player based in DC with over 15 years of experience, spoke with WTJU about how they discovered the tuba, the many different kinds of tuba, and their most satisfying moment as a tuba player. For more on Jess Lightner, visit:cvillesymphony.org/jess-lightner For more on the Charlottesville Symphony:cvillesymphony.org These interviews air as part […]

  • Classical Interviews – Caroline Schetlick

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    Caroline Schetlick, a recent UVA graduate focused on orchestral and choral conducting, spoke with WTJU about getting interested in conducting, putting together her DMP, and Holst’s ‘The Planets’. These interviews air as part of WTJU’s Classical Sunrise, weekday mornings from 7-9am. Getting into Conducting Distinguished Majors Program The Uniqueness of Conducting UVA Professors Impact on […]

  • Classical Interviews – Arthur Zanin

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    Charlottesville Symphony’s Principal Trumpet, Arthur Zanin, spoke with WTJU about discovering their orchestral passion, the versatility of the trumpet, and the significance of music in education. For more on Arthur Zanin, visit:arthurzanin.com For more on the Charlottesville Symphony, visit: cvillesymphony.org How I found the Orchestra The Different Sounds of the Trumpet Practicing for Trumpet The […]

  • Classical Interviews – Adolphus Hailstork

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    Photo by Fresno PhilharmonicAdolphus Hailstork, a composer, scholar, and musician, spoke with WTJU about his start in composing, meeting a lifelong goal, and his most recent work. Dr. Hailstork has written numerous works for chorus, solo voice, piano, organ, various chamber ensembles, band, orchestra, and opera. Hailstork’s newest works include THE WORLD CALLED (based on […]