Just For FunMarch 11, 2015

Do Cats Like Classical Music?

If cats composed music, what would it sound like? This researcher and musician has the answer.

Classical 101February 23, 2015

5 Things You Might Not Know About Handel

Celebrate his 330th birthday with these interesting facts.

News & FeaturesFebruary 19, 2015

Rising Stars of Classical Music

During Black History Month, we celebrate some rising stars of American classical music.

@WDAVFebruary 16, 2015

And the Oscar For Best Original Score Goes To…

Matt Rogers previews the Oscar edition of Reel Music, and we ask for a hint for his annual prediction for Best Score. Who does he think will win this year?

News & FeaturesFebruary 12, 2015

The Evolution of the Violin

This is where science and music meet: how has the evolution of the violin’s shape affected its sound?

Classical 101February 9, 2015

Celebrating Classical’s African-American Pioneers

Learn about the extraordinary careers and contributions of these three African-American pioneers of classical music.

@WDAVFebruary 3, 2015

Can Classical Music Facilitate Learning?

A bilingual radio show has become an educational tool.

Classical 101January 30, 2015

Honoring African American Classical Composers

From symphonies, ragtime, opera, and jazz, we celebrate the music of prominent African-American classical composers.

News & FeaturesJanuary 14, 2015

Musical Tributes to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Music filled the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. from an early age, so perhaps a fitting tribute to Dr. King is a musical one. Here are three classical pieces that were composed to honor the legacy of this civil rights hero.

Just For FunDecember 8, 2014

Unlikely Composers

You know these people as actors, philosophers, or authors. Did you know they were composers, too?