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:

  • Clarinet trios at Shriver

              Pianist, Inon Barnatan, clarinettist, Anthony McGill, and cellist, Alisa Weilerstein are presenting a program of clarinet works by Beethoven, Joseph Hallman, and Brahms on Sunday January 22nd. Here is the Executive Director of the Shriver Hall Concert Series, Catherine Cochran.  

  • Enoch Pratt’s gift to Baltimore

                    “My library shall be for all, rich and poor without distinction of race or color.” – Enoch Pratt   Enoch Pratt’s gift to Baltimore City is in a time of transition, and Judy Cooper, Coordinator of Programs and Publications, is this month’s guest on Booknotes to talk about what’s […]

  • The benefits of dance

            Dance Movement Therapy is one of a range of practices that has proven remarkably successful in the treatment of certain mental health cases. Deborah Quirk, a former dancer, is a board certified dance movement therapist who has witnessed its success first hand.