Jecorey Arthur, music education manager
Jecorey is an award-winning music educator, composer, performer, and community organizer from Louisville. He is currently the Professor of Percussion Studies at Simmons College of Kentucky, has taught general music in JCPS, directed regional youth ensembles, and facilitated countless workshops for the Academy of Music Production Education and Development (AMPED), Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana, Cabbage Patch Settlement House, and many other youth organizations. Jecorey also performs under the name “1200.” He has performed with the Louisville Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, and Columbus Symphony.
Alan Brandt, senior announcer, morning host 9a-1p, An English Pastorale Sundays at 9a
Alan Brandt’s voice has been on the Louisville public radio airwaves for 25 years. Alan was trained as a bass vocalist at Illinois State University and Indiana University Southeast. Alan has been soloist for local church choirs and the Choral Arts Society, and sang Verdi’s Requiem with the Louisville Orchestra. Alan is a self-confessed “Doctor Who” nerd. His main musical outlet nowadays is playing the ukulele.
Daniel Gilliam, program director, afternoon host 1-3p (director of radio, Louisville Public Media)
Louisville-native Daniel Gilliam has a multi-faceted role at Louisville Public Media, overseeing 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville, and much of the behind-the-scenes production work at Louisville Public Media. He hosted and produced the award-winning series African American Voices, he’s the host for Louisville Orchestra concert talks, and a composer.
Sara Louise Callaway, The Music Box, host and producer
Sara is the host of The Music Box, a podcast that will transport you into classrooms, across the city, and out into the field where we ask what is music and how do we make it. Sara takes classical music out of the box, giving you the inspiration and tools to compose your stories into music. The Music Box is complete with ready-to-use activities integrating core grade-level standards.