Jecorey Arthur, music education manager, 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 9am-1pm, An English Pastorale (Sundays at 9am), 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) has a multi-faceted role at Louisville Public Media, overseeing 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville, audience metrics, and behind-the-scenes production work at Louisville Public Media. From 2010-2012 he was program director of Classical Minnesota Public Radio. He hosted and produced the award-winning series African American Voices, he’s the host for Louisville Orchestra concert talks, and a composer.
Tara Anderson, host & producer of The Music Box, is also the host and producer of Five Things, a podcast about the objects that tell our stories. She grew up in Lexington and Louisville, and holds degrees in music performance and journalism from the University of Kentucky. She is the former assistant program director at WFUV, Fordham University’s public radio station, and earned a masters degree in communications from Fordham. She has been a contributor to All Things Considered, The World, Only A Game, Gravy, the BBC World Service, American Theatre Magazine, and Louisville Magazine. She is the producer of The Moth StorySLAM in Louisville. She lives in Louisville with her husband and two young children.