Monthly Archives: March 2010

You Did It!

Thank you to the 1,577 individuals who called, mailed-in, gave online or visited the station to offer their financial support, WDAV has raised $200,752 in this Spring Membership Campaign! We thank all our phone volunteers, without whom this campaign would not be possible. Also we thank the generous restaurants that kept the phone room well-fueled over the last 9 days. We hope you'll thank them too!
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Another Classical Station Joins The Public Radio Ranks

Did you hear this news re: a new member to America’s classical public radio community? The good folks from Seattle’s KING-FM visited WDAV several months ago, and I think you’ll recognize WDAV in some of KING’s community goals. This post is courtesy of Scanning the Dial, a classical music broadcasting blog we read closely!
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The Virtual Choir – a Metaphor for Classical Public Radio

If you are skeptical about how a community can come together to create and support one great musical idea, watch this.
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WDAV Celebrates (Biscuits and) Bach's Birthday

March 21 is an important date. Three hundred twenty-five years ago, Johann Sebastian Bach was born on that date. One year ago, WDAV's Sunday morning show, <em>Biscuits & Bach</em> was born. And on March 21, 2010, WDAV will celebrate both anniversaries by hosting a Biscuit Party during its Spring 2010 On-Air Membership Campaign. Listeners are invited to drop by the station this Sunday from 8 to11 a.m., enjoy a free fresh-baked biscuit, listen to live Bach performances and watch station staff and volunteers as they conduct the campaign.
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from The Mozart Cafe!

I mentioned a fragrant, magnificent soda bread recipe on the air and a faithful listener called to ask for the details. Here you are…and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Rosemary Brown Butter Soda Bread makes 2 loaves 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) … Continue reading

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WDAV's "Chopinomics" to Air Today on Marketplace

Hopefully you know all about the <a href="http://www.radiochopin.org">Radio Chopin</a> project WDAV launched today in honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Fryderyk Chopin. What you may <em>not</em> have heard yet is that …
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WDAV Celebrates Chopin’s Birthday With Special Programming

Happy Birthday, Fryderyk Chopin! To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of the “poet of the piano,” WDAV offers special programming throughout the day on Monday, March 1st. Listen today for these tributes:
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