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The KPAC Blog features classical music news, reviews, and analysis from South Texas and around the world.

Updated: Last Weekend Of Public Radio Music Month At KPAC!

Update: (April 24 at 2:00 p.m.) We start the homestretch of Public Radio Music Month with an encore airing of The Five Browns Live in Boerne on Saturday, April 27  at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, April 28 at noon, David Mairs from the Mid Texas Symphony kicks off a day of guest DJs.

Sunday's schedule:

  • 12 p.m. David Mairs, Mid Texas Symphony
  • 1 p.m. Mark Richter, Opera Piccola
  • 2 p.m. Eileen Teves, KENS 5 Good Day SA
  • 3 p.m. Ruth Moreland, Benissimo Music
  • 4 p.m. Troy Peters, YOSA
  • 5 p.m. Jennifer Seighman, SA Choral Society
  • 6 p.m. Uptown Brass / Camerata SA In Studio Performances
  • 7 p.m. From the Top
  • 8 p.m. Carl Leafstedt, Trinity
  • 9pm Marguerite McCormick, Children’s Chorus SA

Finishing out the month on Monday at 3 p.m listen to David Mairs' playlist, and on Tuesday at 3 p.m. hear selections from San Antonio Symphony Music Director Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
Original Post: (April 1) Stay close to KPAC throughout April to hear special guests and performers for Public Radio Music Month.  Local musicians will discuss their favorite music, performances, and host your classical tunes Wednesday and Friday afternoons at 3 p.m.

Special in-studio performances include Camerata San Antonio, SOLI Chamber Ensemble, and the Uptown Brass.

Updates and schedules will be shared on Twitterand Facebook.

Earlier this month:

  • Wednesday, April 3 3 pm Guest DJ Ruth Moreland
  • Friday, April 5  3 pm Camerata San Antonio Live in Studio
  • Wednesday, April 10th 3 pm Uptown Brass Quintet Live in Studio
  • Friday, April 12th 3 pm Guest DJ Troy Peters
  • Wednesday, April 17 3pm Jennifer Seighman, SA Choral Society
  • Friday, April 19 3pm Eileen Teves, KENS 5 Good Day SA
  • Wednesday, April 24 3pm Carl Leafstedt, Trinity University
  • Friday, April 26 3pm Marguerite McCormick, Children’s Chorus SA

We also were happy to talk with harpist Yolanda Kondonassis while she was in south Texas about the importance of public radio:

John Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania.