Classical WSMR Classical WSMR, 89.1 and 103.9, based in west-central Florida, features the finest performances of classical music, 24 hours a day, with special features and live performances by internationally acclaimed musicians. The station is also available online at www.wsmr.org
Classical WSMR

Classical WSMR

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Classical WSMR, 89.1 and 103.9, based in west-central Florida, features the finest performances of classical music, 24 hours a day, with special features and live performances by internationally acclaimed musicians. The station is also available online at www.wsmr.org

Most Recent Episodes

Modern Notebook: Interview with Bob McCormick

Robert McCormick joins Tyler Kline on Modern Notebook to talk about his career and newest CD with Strings & Hammers. Bob, as many know him by, recently retired as a Professor of Music in percussion at the University of South Florida after 45 years of teaching. He also served as principal percussionist and assistant timpanist with the Florida Orchestra for 20 seasons; he is a former member of the Harry Partch Ensemble and has performed and recorded with high profile artists across all genres; and he holds numerous teaching and performance awards, including the 2006 Florida Music Educator of the Year, and the 2015 Percussive Arts Society Lifetime Achievement in Education Award. His McCormick Percussion Group has just released a CD in collaboration with the group Strings & Hammers, consisting of all new works commissioned by Bob.

Modern Notebook: Interview with Eunmi Ko

Dr. Eunmi Ko is a champion of contemporary music, and is currently a member of the piano faculty at the University of South Florida where she also serves as co-advisor of the New-Music Consortium at USF. She is also co-founder and co-director of the group Strings & Hammers, and artistic director of the annual new music festival Dot The Line, which takes place in Korea. Eunmi has just released a brand new album of solo piano music titled Unus Mundus: Tributes to Isang Yun. And just a disclosure, Eunmi is a close collaborator and friend of mine, and I served as the audio engineer for this album.

Modern Notebook for June 7: Special Marathon 2

This week's Modern Notebook is another special edition of the show highlighting artists whose livelihoods have been disrupted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Tyler Kline will share music from 23 composers, plus ways that you can support them and others at this time.

Modern Notebook for April 12: Special Marathon

The following is a list of ongoing artist relief funds accepting donations to distribute to composers and performers affected by the COVID-19 crisis: https://www.wsmr.org/modern-notebook-for-april-12-special-marathon/

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