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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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Students Tour the WDAV Studio

By: Kali Blevins, WDAV Fellow kablevins@wdav.org   On Friday, July 6, WDAV opened its doors to some special guests. Invited by board member Andrew Adair to tour the station, thirty-eight ten to fourteen-year-olds from the Clara H. Jones Summer Institute … 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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WDAV Launches Radio Chopin™

Today, the world marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Fryderyk Chopin, often called the “poet of the piano.” In a year-long celebration of the anniversary, WDAV announces the launch of Radio Chopin: 200 stories for the 200 years of Fryderyk Chopin. Each two-minute story recounts the people, places and particulars behind the composer and his timeless works.
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Alicia de Larrocha Dies at 86

A diminutive Spanish pianist with a giant talent passed away Friday night. Alicia de Larrocha was beloved as an interpreter of both Mozart and Spanish composers, and played with a lightness and subtlety that seemed to match her small stature.
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Spoleto Video: SIMKHE at the Synagogue

Spoleto Today video of klezmer group SIMKHE playing at a synagogue in Charleston during Spoleto.
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Dress Rehearsal: Pianist Ramberto Ciammarughi

Check out Katie Rather Moore’s video of jazz pianist Rambert Ciammarughi’s dress rehearsal at College of Charleston’s Recital Hall at the Simons Center for the Arts.
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