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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.

May. 21 2014

Spring Drive 2014 recap!

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

What a fantastic pledge drive!! We did better than anticipated and are just so happy to see the outpouring of support of WBJC and classical music.   Thank you to every one of you who called in or pledged online. Members really do make up nearly 70% of our operating costs. We couldn’t do that […]

May. 11 2014

Painted scarves

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

While I know WBJC’s blog isn’t my blog, I know enough of our members are crafty people (volunteers love to bring in their knitting!) so I thought I’d share a class I took last week with Sara Bixler at The Mannings Hand Weaving School in East Berlin PA. The class was Painted Warps on the […]

Apr. 05 2014

04/12/14 – Andrea Chénier – 1:00pm

By Diana Ross | Posted in Met Opera | No Comments

Metropolitan Opera Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano Libretto by Luigi Illica Sung in Italian Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min, two intermissions After their powerful pairing in Il Trovatore, Marcelo Álvarez and Patricia Racette reunite in Giordano’s melodramatic story of life in times of revolutionary fervor, a passionate tale of the ill-fated love of a dashing poet […]

Mar. 29 2014

04/05/14 – La Bohème – 1:00pm

By Diana Ross | Posted in Met Opera | No Comments

Metropolitan Opera La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa Sung in Italian Approximate running time 2 hrs. 55 min, two intermissions Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Anita Hartig and Barbara Frittoli star as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, […]

Mar. 09 2014

Pet a cat to beat stress

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

  Wow, who knew I could let people pet my cat to reduce stress and rake in the dough! I’m in the wrong business LOL! Here’s a link should the embedded video player not work for you: http://content.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,104576135001_2000212,00.html Related posts: odoriferosity! In our spare time… (part 2)

Feb. 14 2014


By Diana Ross | Posted in WBJC News | No Comments

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 15th FUNDRAISING CANCELLED Stick a fork in this pledge drive… we’re done!  No more fundraising for this week. For those who have asked: We’re not sure what we’ll be doing to make up the days. More than likely, we’ll add days in the Spring drive, or we could do a quick day or […]

Feb. 13 2014


By Diana Ross | Posted in WBJC News | No Comments

Hi folks!  Due to the weather, we will NOT be fundraising on Friday February 14th.  Volunteers, no decision has been made yet about Saturday, so please keep an eye out on the website, or your inbox! As always you can call 41-580-5800 and someone at the station can fill you in.  Thank you!

Feb. 13 2014

Mozart in the Jungle

By Diana Ross | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

Sex, drugs and Classical Music! I discovered this fledgling tv show one morning while skimming my queue on Amazon Prime and sipping my coffee. Based on a book of the same name, Mozart in the Jungle was released Feb. 6th as an Amazon original production stumping for votes to be made into a full series. […]

Feb. 13 2014

Winter Drive Volunteers

By Diana Ross | Posted in WBJC News | 2 Comments

WBJC volunteers are asked NOT to travel during inclement weather.  We know you’re all troopers, but we can’t have you risking yourselves over a pledge drive! The plan for today (Thursday 2/13) is: The station goes back to normal broadcast operations. The hosts are in Emergency Mode and all their energy is focused on keeping […]

Jan. 26 2014


By Diana Ross | Posted in Host Blogs, Toccata | No Comments

6:23 PM Arthur de Greef — Piano Concerto No.1 Key: c Conductor: Frederic Devreese Ensemble: Moscow Symphony Orchestra Andre De Groote,piano M Polo/HK, 8223810   6:15 PM Madeleine Dring — 3 Fantastic Variations on “Lilliburlero” Ensemble: The Haddens, Duo-Pianists Cambria, 1065   6:08 PM Dietrich Buxtehude — Ciacona for Organ Key: e Simon Preston, organ […]