classiclectic

Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 12pm

Classiclectic is an eclectic collection of classical music, on Public Radio 90.  Kurt Hauswirth hosts a journey through all corners of the classical music spectrum, from ancient to modern, exploring different styles, juxtapositions and unexpected surprises from Public Radio 90’s classical music library; the familiar and the uncommon to excite and charm your day.

Send in your classical music request to Kurt at khauswir@nmu.edu 

Host Kurt Hauswirth

Mission Statement:

Classiclectic’s mission is to foster love, knowledge and enthusiasm for classical music; to expand the awareness and accessibility to the art form; to highlight and explore the stories and performances of the arts community; to continue serving the community of the Upper Great Lakes Region through the vision of Public Radio 90 WNMU.

Regular Features:

10:01  - NPR News

10:07 - Composer's Datebook

11:00 - Northern Notes

11:50 - Local News and Weather (Marine Forecast May-October)

Local arts and culture interviews also can be heard during this program (typically at 9:32am or 11am)

Ore Dock Brewing Company / Anthony Reynolds

Kurt Hauswirth spoke with Jon Teichman, one of many involved with turning the upstairs of the Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette, MI into a treasure-trove of music and discussion.  The Ore Dock Vinyl Show returns to the ODBC June 19 - 23.

Vinyl records, as well as posters, CDs, cassettes, T-shirts and more will be available for purchase.  Head to the Facebook event page for more information on the Ore Dock Vinyl Show, starting June 19 2018.

Finlandia.edu

Jim Kurtti, director of the Finnish American Heritage Center at Finlandia University, spoke on the phone with Kurt Hauswirth regarding this year's Juhannus 2018, the annual mid-summer festival to celebrate Finnish heritage and the communities in Hancock, Toivola and Jacobsville.

Strikepoint

Kurt Hauswirth spoke by phone to Jim Russey, a contact regarding the Strikepoint Bell Choir's June 22nd performance at the Zion Lutheran Church in Manistique.  Strikepoint is a church-based, community/professional handbell ensemble, led by artistic director Bill Alexander.  Kurt and Jim discussed what the audience can expect at the program:

Pine Mountain Music Festival

The Pine Mountain Music Festival, now in its 28th year, presents a season that adheres closely to the classical roots of its founder, Laura Jean Deming of the Chicago Lyric Opera, by presenting Bizet’s Carmen at the Rozsa Center for the Arts at Michigan Tech, June 28 and 30.

bonifasarts.org

Kurt Hauswirth spoke with Pasqua Warstler, Director of Gallery and Regional Projects, about events to mark on your calendar this June and summer.  Artistic and creative opportunities will be available for all ages at the Bonifas.

Find out more at bonifasarts.org about what is happening regarding events at the Bonifas, or how to sign up for ArtPrize 2018.

The Crystal Theatre Performing Arts Center

Kurt Hauswirth spoke with Angie Dohl, the manager of the Crystal Theatre Performing Arts Center, about what to expect from their "Gem of a Season" this summer.

For information on the Crystal Theatre's first event of the "Gem of a Season," head to our story on Randy Sabien & the Fiddlehead Band here.

Artprize.org

ArtPrize 2018 takes place September 19th to October 7th this year.  Pasqua Warstler, Director of Gallery & Regional Projects, and Michele Wilber, Bookkeeper and Art Student at the NMU School of Art & Design, want to inform students from NMU and Finlandia University about the opportunities found at ArtPrize.  Kurt Hauswirth spoke with the two of them regarding what they need to do to prepare.

pmmf.org / Pine Mountain Music Festival

The 28th season of the Pine Mountain Music Festival is beginning soon, with the 2018 festival taking place June 15th - June 30th.  Artistic Director Dr. Joel Neves stopped by our studios to talk about the exciting line-up this year.

YouTube

Mr. Mas-Arocas currently serves as the Music Director and Conductor of the Mansfield Symphony in Ohio, as well as Director of Orchestras at Ithaca College, New York. Previously, he has served as the Director of Orchestral Studies and Associate Professor of Conducting at the Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of music, Director of Orchestral Studies at Lawrence University, and principal conductor of the Green Bay Symphony.

Kurt Hauswirth

The Axiom Brass Quintet, on their Siril Artist Residency at Northern Michigan University, dropped by our studios to talk about their group, their activities on campus, upcoming concerts and more.

Listen to the full interview:

For full information on their residency:
wnmufm.org/post/axiom-brass-nmu
 

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