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 at 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. 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:

  • The Art of Fugue and more for Odyssey this spring

            The spring semester of the Odyssey program at John Hopkins University offers Bach, opera, theater and more. Here is the program Director, Douglas Blackstone.            

  • Cymbeline—one of Shakespeare’s final triumphs

                Shakespeare’s late play, Cymbeline—set in ancient Britain—blends comedy, tragedy, romance, and adventure. Tom Delise is directing it for the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory.        

  • Painted Pages at the Mitchell Gallery

          An exhibition of illuminated manuscripts from 13th-18th centuries is on display at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College in Annapolis. I spoke to Art Educator, Lucinda Edinberg .