Judith Krummeck

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Judith Krummeck has been WBJC’s evening drive time host since 1998. Before immigrating to the United States, she was the arts editor for SAfm at the South African Broadcasting Corporation. Judith was a drama and history of art major the University of Cape Town, and she was a professional actor in Cape Town before moving to Johannesburg to join the SABC, where she worked in both radio and television. She was given the Praise Singer Award for her arts programming from South Africa’s Foundation for the Creative Arts, and she has twice been named Baltimore’s Best by Baltimore Magazine. Judith has history of music qualifications from the University of South Africa, and an  MFA in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts from the University of Baltimore. She is the author of Beyond the Baobab, a collection of essays about her immigrant experience, and she is currently writing a book about her pioneering great-great-grandmother, who emigrated from England to Africa in 1815. As a teacher, Judith has lectured at the Universities of Cape Town and Stellenbosch, and for the Odyssey and Osher programs at Johns Hopkins University. Judith lives in Baltimore City with her husband, Douglas Blackstone, Director of JHU’s Odyssey Program.

Judith can be reached at jkrummeck@bccc.edu

You can link to Judith’s website here: http://judithkrummeck.com

 

Judith’s Articles:

Music is Life
The Food of Love

Different Eyes and Ears
“In sweet music is such art…”

recent posts:

  • Biss and Brentano at Shriver

          The pianist, Jonathan Biss, and the Brentano String Quartet present a program of late works from four different composers: Bach, Kurtág, Britten, and Beethoven. SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, has more.    

  • BCO makes its first foray into American opera

        American composer, Carlisle Floyd, was inspired by the the Apocryphal Biblical story, “Susannah and the Elders,” for his 1950s opera, “Susannah,” which is being presented by Baltimore Concert Opera February 24th and 25th. Here is the BCO’s Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker.        

  • Spring Odyssey

                      The Odyssey Program, Johns Hopkins University’s non-credit liberal arts program, begins its spring semester this month, offering its usual inspiring mix ranging from science to art, writing to photography, politics to law. The Program Director, Douglas Blackstone, came in to talk about it.  

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