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Diana Ross

Diana Ross

About Diana

Diana Ross is not the famous Supremes singer, but she does have big hair. Working in both Membership and Operations departments, she does a little bit of everything, including administering this website. You can contact her at dross@bccc.edu.

Apr. 24 2016

The Nightmare… and Unrequited Love

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

As I was running the operations shift for Reed Hessler’s Sunday show, I grabbed the CD case for Raff’s Symphony No 5. “Lenore” and saw the terrifying cover art. I was mesmerized by this creepy horse and flipped through the liner notes to see who had painted this. “The Nightmare” by Henry Fuseli. What followed was me falling down (yet another) […]

Mar. 15 2016

March 2016 Newsletter

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The March newsletter is here! View online: http://conta.cc/1Wqvnzq   If you signed up for the e-newsletter during our recent pledge drive and you did not receive it, please contact us at membership@wbjc.com. It’s very likely that we’ve miss-spelled your email address and we’ll need to update our records. If you haven’t subscribed and would like to, […]

Mar. 09 2016

Clara Rockmore’s 105th birthday – Google Doodle

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Today’s interactive Google Doodle celebrates the 105th birthday of musician Clara Rockmore. from the Google Doodle blog: “Clara Rockmore made music from thin air. Trained from a young age as a violinist, Rockmore ultimately gave up the violin due to physical strain. This led her to discover the theremin, a gesture-controlled instrument named after its […]

Feb. 28 2016

Mystery solved!

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On Reed’s Sunday show, he played the Waldteufel’s Estudiantina Waltz and mentioned that it was associated with a beer from ‘before his time’ but couldn’t recall which beer. A helpful listener called in and identified the beer as Rheingold Beer, and even sang us the jingle! See if you can’t stop yourself from singing along…   […]

Feb. 07 2016

2016 Winter Drive Recap

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs, WBJC News | 1 Comment

What a FANTASTIC drive! Thanks to each one of you who called in a pledge, we had an AMAZINGLY SUCCESSFUL drive! Goal for the total drive: $88,500 total made: $116,415 Total number of pledges: 936 New members: 262 75 online pledges made up $7,710 Over the next several weeks, the membership department will be hard […]

Jan. 25 2016

Live from the WBJC studios #Snowzilla2016

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

Reed, Mark and I are hunkered down and bringing you the best of classical music all blizzard long! How are you holding up? 4pm update: What cars? Sunday morning:

Jan. 13 2016

STREAMING IS BACK UP

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

UPDATE: Streaming is fixed!   It’s not you, it’s us. WBJC streaming is down. We’re working on the issue and hope to be back up shortly!

Dec. 17 2015

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Beethoven

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Beethoven’s 245th year with a cute interactive music game. Help Beethoven arrange his masterpieces in today’s #GoogleDoodle https://g.co/doodle/xh7puy

Oct. 07 2015

Fall Fundraiser recap!

By Diana Ross | Posted in WBJC News | 4 Comments

We had such a successful Fall Drive thanks to YOU! From the members (new and renewing), volunteers and  food donors… we attribute our success to YOUR dedication and support. THANK YOU! For the number crunchers out there: Total Fall Buy-Back campaign ~$94,000 (goal for buying back a day $60,000) Pledge drive goal: $80,500 Total pledged: […]

Oct. 04 2015

Playlist 10/04/15

By Diana Ross | Posted in Playlists | 2 Comments

Play Report PLAY DATE: Sun, 10/04/2015 7:01 AM 9620 William Byrd Fitzwilliam Suite Dorian 93204 ORCH Boulder Brass 11:09 C 1 4-7 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:14 AM 859 Frederic Chopin Fantasy on Polish Airs in A Op 13 CBS/Sony 63371 COND Sir Charles Mackerras Sir Charles Muh KAIR ehs ORCH Orch of Age of Enlightenment SOLO Emanuel […]

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