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:

  • The luminous Janine Jansen visits Baltimore

        Dutch violinist, Janine Jansen, is making a rare tour of the United States, and she will be joined on the Shriver Hall Concert Series by longtime chamber music colleagues for a program of Russian works. Here is the SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.      

  • Booknotes and George Peabody’s Bibliomania

        Earle Havens is the guest on Booknotes this month. He is a Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries, and talks about a special Biblomania exhibition at the Peabody Library.      

  • Flute and Piano at Music in the Valley

      The next concert in the Music in the Valley series at the bucolic Western Run Parish of St John’s Episcopal Church will feature the French flutist, Jean Ferrandis, and Michael McHale, the Irish pianist. The concert series’ Benjamin Buchanan came in to talk about this December 3rd event.