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Saturday morning, the 1st Annual Baltimore Floatilla took place. Kayakers from all over the state converged on the Baltimore Inner Harbor and paddled from Canton to Federal Hill to draw attention to cleaning up the waterways of Charm City. Full story at the Blatimore Sun page: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-baltimore-flotilla-20160611-story.html Even Mr. Trash Wheel was in attendance! If you’re unfamiliar with […]
Here you go folks: http://conta.cc/1sg55X3 To the new WBJC members from the drive, we’re working on getting everyone in the system. You’ll be on the June mailing for certain!
Wow, four days of end-to-end pledge pitching and we are exhausted! We’re so glad to get back to what you love… THE MUSIC! Really folks, we couldn’t do this without all the outstanding support from YOU, the classical music-loving community. For the number crunchers: goal for the entire drive: $124,500 total made: $129,523 total […]
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) […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, […]
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 […]
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… […]
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 […]
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:
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!