Colleen Phelps

Music Director

Colleen Phelps, Music Director and host, is a classical music omnivore who is ready to bring you everything the genre has to offer. She is the host and producer of the acclaimed podcast Classically Speaking, bringing you a backstage pass to classical music as it gets created. In the percussion world she continues to explore new and experimental music. Her upcoming solo marimba album features commissioned works dedicated to zoo animals across the USA. She was also a featured performer on Cristina Spinei's album "Music for Dance," and she premiered "On A Paper Nautilus" a concerto for percussion by Rachel C. Walker. Colleen is also a founding member of Vocal Arts Nashville, and on faculty at Nashville State Community College.

Behind the Playlist with piano duo Anna and Dmitri Shelest
Go ‘Behind the Playlist’ with violinist Abi Fayette
Get to know the operatic power struggle in HBO’s “The Gilded Age”
Experience five new works with the Minnesota Orchestra and WUOL
Celebrate International Women’s Day on WUOL with Her Music/Her Story