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:

  • Celebrating Bach at 333

    St. David’s church in Roland Park is celebrating Bach with their 42nd annual Bach Marathon on Sunday, March 18th. Here is Director of Music Ministries, Dr. Douglas Buchanan.  

  • French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard doing what he does best

        The Shriver Hall Concert Series is presenting Pierre-Laurant Aimard in a program of Messiaen, Ligeti, and Beethoven’s massive Hammerklavier sonata on Sunday at 5.30pm. Here is the series’ Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.  

  • Booknotes investigates a mystery novel set in India

        It’s 1920s Bombay, and Perveen Mistry becomes one of the first female lawyers in India. Her legal work turns to sleuthing as she tries to work out the mystery behind the three widows of Malabar Hill, who are living in purdah. Sujata Massey – half Indian herself – is the author.     […]