WDAV and South Carolina ETV/Radio to Co-Produce “Carolina Live”

DAVIDSON, NC — WDAV 89.9 Classical Public Radio and South Carolina ETV/Radio will co-produce Carolina Live, a weekly program of the Carolinas’ best live classical concert recordings. The show will be broadcast in the Charlotte region on WDAV 89.9FM; in Columbia, SC at WLTR 91.3FM; in Greenville/Spartanburg, SC at WEPR 90.1FM; and in Charleston, SC at WSCI 89.3FM.


Haiti: How to Help

On January 12, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti. Beyond a staggering death toll, the quake has left three million people hurt or homeless and in need of assistance.
For our listeners who wish to help, we’ve compiled this list of trustworthy organizations:
The American Red Cross
There are a number of ways to donate to the Red Cross:
Call toll free: 1-800-REDCROSS (or 1-800-435-7669)
Donate online: click here.
Send a check by mail :
American Red Cross
PO Box 4002018
Des Moines, IA 50340-2018
(Write “International Response Fund 2099” on the memo line on your check.)
By text: You can donate $10 immediately by using your cell phone to send the text message “HAITI” to 90999. Participating carriers are:
U.S. Cellular
Verizon Wireless
Your donation will appear on your next wireless bill.
Catholic Relief Services
Call toll free: 1-800-736-3467 (between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.)
Donate online: Click here.
Send a check by mail :
Catholic Relief Services
P.O. Box 17090
Baltimore, MD 21203-7090
(Write “Haiti” in the memo line.)
UNICEF, CARE and more:
Google Crisis Response has compiled a list of links to reputable organizations as well as to real time updates, Haitian media outlets and the U.S. State Department for Americans seeking information. Click here for full listings.
NPR’s article, “Haiti: Some Ways to Help” is here.

NPR’s 1980 Interview with Aaron Copland

Airing Aaron Copland’s ballet score for Appalachian Spring this morning jogged my memory about this audio piece and I wanted to share it with you:
November 12, 2004 – In 1980, iconic American composer Aaron Copland sat down with the late NPR producer and host Fred Calland for a wide-ranging interview.
Copland spoke about his music and life, which spanned much of the 20th century. He described the inspirations for his symphonies and other works and spoke of his desire to conduct in addition to composing.

Click here to visit this page and chose your preferred way to listen.
Three more segments from a 1977 interview with the composer are available through American Public Media’s American Maverick’s project. Click here for their interview listings. You’ll find the interviews with Copland about half-way down the page.