October 8: Young Artist Competition Deadline

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Young classical musicians: your chance to be heard on Classical 90.5 is coming up! Register for the 2014 Classical 90.5/PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition by October 8, 2014 at midnight. Find details and registration here.

Event: Classical Music Goes Pop!

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Classical music is around us more than you think! From TV commercials, to famous movie scenes, to sporting event entrance announcements, classical makes our free time more dramatic and exciting than any of us could ever expect. Join Classical 90.5’s Daniel Gilliam and Salon97′s Cariwyl Hebert for a fun and laid-back evening exploring some of the most famous uses of classical music in the popular culture universe. Atlantic No. 5 will provide food and beverages for purchase.

What: Classical Music Goes Pop! (part of IF University)
When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Atlantic No. 5, 605 W Main St., Louisville, KY 40202

Register for this FREE event here.

cariwylCariwyl Hebert is the founder of Salon97 (@salon97 on Twitter), a San Francisco-based non-profit making classical music fun and approachable for listeners across the U.S. and around the world. She is a two-time SXSW speaker and has presented events at venues across the country, including WQXR in New York, the San Francisco Public Library, and San Francisco’s de Young Museum. Because two lives are better than one, Cariwyl is also a web consultant specializing in social media and search engine marketing. More at salon97.org

 

daniel-gilliam1-150x150Daniel Gilliam is a composer (danielgilliam.com), and afternoon host and program director of Classical 90.5 WUOL (wuol.org). He’s currently working on new works for the Kentucky Center Chamber Players and violinist Rob Simonds. As a radio producer, Gilliam’s African American Voices won bronze in the 2014 New York Festivals International Radio Awards. Follow him on Twitter @danielgilliam.
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Louisville Musician Plays for Presidents

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Flutist Staff Sergeant Heather Zenobia of Louisville joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in September 2006. Staff Sgt. Zenobia began her musical instruction on piano at age 6 and flute at age 9. After graduating in 1997 from Louisville’s Youth Performing Arts School, she earned her bachelor’s degree in music from Cleveland Institute of Music in 2001. She earned her master’s degree in flute performance in 2006 from New England Conservatory in Boston. Alan Brandt talked with Heather when”The President’s Own” recently visited Louisville.

Video: Kevin Cole Plays Gershwin

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Hear Kevin Cole’s performance on Lunchtime Classics and short video from the program.

Nicola Benedetti Re-Discovering Scottish Music

Despite being born and raised in Scotland, Nicola Benedetti’s discovery of Scottish music came later in life. Her new album explores one of the most well-known Scottish classical works (by a German, no less), and plenty of Robert Burns tunes and other Scottish folk music.