Symphony Sunday

I host Symphony Sunday on WDRT FM 91.9 in Viroqua, WI once a month programming classical recordings with an emphasis on contemporary music. My segment, TheComposerStuido on the Air features performances and recordings of performers that collaborate with living composers. I often include new recordings and recordings of local chamber music performances in the Driftless region highlighted with interviews and in-studio performances. Some of my recent interviews have included the American composer, George Crumb, conductors, Alexander Platt, William Intrilligator, architect, Roald Gunderson, and clarinetist, Corey Mackey. And of course, I will be previewing the programs of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra.

Here are some special interview segments that I have produced on my programs in the past

My interview with flutist, Jonathan Borja about his performance at the La Crosse New Music Festival.

My interview with flutist, Jonathan Borja, and composer Samuel Zyman about their new CD.

From my November 14th program:

Interview with William Intrilligator, Music Director of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra talking about the 2022-2023 season.
Interview with Astrologer, Ryan Evans with his insights on the mythology behind the planets while we listened to movements from Holst’s THE PLANETS

From my October 24th, 2021 program:

Interview with Alexander Platt and broadcast of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra 2021-2022 opening concert.

Interview with composer Aaron Hagen about his Fire Music.

From my interviews with American composer, George Crumb about his American Song Book series:

From the August 11th, 2019 program:

I attended a chamber music rehearsal and learn so much about making music at this focused level of music-making.