Author Archives: Kali Blevins

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Performs Handel’s Messiah

The holiday season is a time for traditions: baking sugar cookies using mom’s special recipe, buying that one new ornament to add to your collection, having a gingerbread house decorating contest with the entire family. For many classical music lovers, … Continue reading

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WDAV Gets into the Spirit of the Season

The holiday season is a great time to be a part of WDAV, whether you’re on the staff like me or you’re a listener and supporter. First, there’s the wonderful seasonal music. As usual, we will increase the holiday selections as … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s Brodt Music Company to Close After 78 Years

Brodt Music Company has been serving the Charlotte community since 1934. Recently, WDAV Digital Producer George Marshall visited Brodt to interview owner Lee Northcutt about the store’s 78 year life and imminent closure. Over the years, Brodt has not only … Continue reading

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Davidson College Receives $45 Million Investment – Largest Gift Ever!

Davidson College is excited to announce the largest gift in its history: a $45 million grant from The Duke Endowment to transform the academic heart of its campus. Beginning in 2013 with a comprehensive construction/renovation plan for six academic buildings, … Continue reading

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Debussy Turns 150 Years Old!

“Music is the silence between the notes.” “I love music passionately. And because I love it, I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.” “Art is the most beautiful of all lies.” Claude Debussy was a man of … Continue reading

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Olympic Focus: South Africa

As the 2012 London Olympics moves into its fifth day of competition, world records continue to be broken. Last Sunday, twenty-four-year-old South African swimmer Cameron van der Burgh earned a gold medal in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke. In the process, … Continue reading

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Olympic Focus: Kazakhstan

On Sunday, Kazakhstan won its second gold medal of the 2012 London Olympics. Records were broken. Physical boundaries were pushed. Kilograms in amounts unfathomable to us Americans – don’t worry, I’ll convert for you – were lifted. That’s right, ladies … Continue reading

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WDAV Says Goodbye to Beloved Colleague and Friend Ruskin Cooper.

On Wednesday, July 18, Davidson lost a kindhearted and talented member of its community. Ruskin Cooper, Artist Associate for piano at Davidson College, passed away peacefully among his family after losing consciousness due to cardiac arrest. To honor our friend, … Continue reading

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