Jonathan Palevsky

Host - Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan plays guitar and rides a bicycle, but not at the same time.

Greetings, I’m Jonathan Palevsky, Program Director here at WBJC. I have had the pleasure of working for the station since 1986 when I became a part-time announcer. I have been the station’s Program Director since 1990. I am originally from Montreal and came to Baltimore in 1982 to study classical guitar at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. I have hosted just about every conceivable time slot at WBJC, but can regularly be heard hosting the WBJC Operafest, our music review program Face the Music and the CD reissue program Past Masters.

My current off-air obsessions include skiing,  playing guitar and  and being the host of Cinema Sundays at the Charles Theatre.

Jonathan can be reached at

recent posts:

  • 4-14-14 Word On Wine 2 From CA!!!!

    This week Mary and I are in Sunny California…we wish…for two wines…one which was expected and another which was not! 1)Mary tried the…2012 Michael Sullberg Cabernet Reserve.  $13.  Mary said she was expecting something big and bold and received something more subtle! 2)2012 20 Rows Zinfandel, “The Grappler”.  $24.  This was big and bold and […]

  • 4-12-14 Face The Music Listings

    This week our panel consisted of Charles Ellis from Prince Georges Philharmonic and WBJC’s own Kati Harrison!  Truthfully we liked everything!  Imagine that!  Check out the listings these were all winners! PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/12/2014 5:00 PM            52 Ludwig van Beethoven          Symphony No.  1 in C Op 21              Tafelmusik 1023 COND Bruno Weil                    like composer […]

  • 4-9-14 12th Night @ Center Stage…Or What You Will!

    It’s been many weeks since Twelfth Night and even longer since I’ve been to Center Stage.  Don’t ask me why I just don’t know.  I do know that I am a huge fan of Gavin Witt and if anything were to get me back into the the theater  it would be Shakespeare directed by him!  […]