Judith Krummeck


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:

  • ‘Tis the Season!

      The Handel Choir of Baltimore is starting the holiday spirit with the iconic work of their namesake: Messiah. Arian Khaefi, their Artistic Director & Conductor, came in to talk about the two upcoming concerts.      

  • Joyeux Noël!

            The Maryland Choral Society starts its 2016-2017 on December 11th with a program of music celebrating Noël. Here is Artistic Director, Douglas Buchanan, to talk about the full season.      

  • Booknotes takes a coffee break

            Award winning chef and restaurateur Spike Gjerde‘s latest venture is a new bookstore-café named Bird in Hand in Charles Village. It’s a delicious enterprise for book lovers.