Archive for the ‘WBJC News’ Category

Jun. 29 2020

30 in 30! Celebrate Great Composers In June With WBJC!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in 30 IN 30, Host Blogs, WBJC News | 15 Comments

  Let’s be honest…There is nothing duller than the end of the fiscal year fundraising appeal!  Nevertheless, it comes to an end on June 30 and we would like to have our financial concerns taken care of.  First, if you have already pledged we cannot thank you enough!  If you haven’t you can always go […]

May. 20 2020

Yo-Yo Ma performs LIVE Sunday at 3pm – Listen on WBJC

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

A Musical Memorial and Tribute: Yo-Yo Ma plays Bach’s Solo Cello Suites Live is a one-time-only event featuring a live performance of Bach suites. Hosted by Brian McCreath of WCRB, host of the Boston Symphony Orchestra broadcasts, and producer and host of The Bach Hour.  World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform J.S. Bach’s six cello suites live from […]

May. 10 2020

Our Deepest Gratitude – Spring “drive” wrap-up

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | No Comments

I want to start by saying how truly grateful all of us here at WBJC are to have such an amazing community to serve. And that’s really what this is all about… we are here to serve you great music, to keep your spirits up, to keep you connected. Hearing from all of you during […]

Apr. 19 2020

A New Normal

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC News | 2 Comments

Four months ago, we started planning our Spring On-air Drive for May 6 to 9. But with the COVID-19 pandemic, business-as-usual is a thing of the past. We cannot put volunteers, staff, and food donors at risk to help us in our fundraising efforts. We have to do something we have never tried before. So instead […]

Apr. 14 2020

BCCC Board of Trustees meeting

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in WBJC News | No Comments

Mar. 30 2020

WBJC streaming updates

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | 1 Comment

We now have One Single Stream to Rule Them All on the website… the mp3 stream. URL: We’ve increased the number of listeners who can be on the stream at one time, in addition to increasing the bitrate (overall sound quality) to ~128kbps (up from 64kbps). The stream is still mono for now (in […]

Mar. 18 2020

WBJC – limited operations

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | 4 Comments

Hi everyone, As we are all adjusting to our new “normal” the staff here at WBJC wants to reassure you that we are still dedicated to bringing you the music you love (and badly need) during these trying times. Our already small staff has been practicing social-distancing and good workplace hygiene in order to keep […]

Mar. 01 2020

Women’s History Month in the evenings

By John Scherch | Posted in Host Blogs, New Music, WBJC News | No Comments

(As with last month, I won’t be expressing much of my opinion on the merits of programming music by women here, but I am happy to discuss it with you privately via email. In short, I am very much for it.) Last month, and a little bit late, at that, I made a post with […]

Feb. 17 2020

Winter Drive 2020 wrap-up

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | 2 Comments

Thank you each and every one of you who called in a pledge of support, both in the pre-drive ‘buy back’ campaign and during the official pledge drive. YOU have truly made the difference! The numbers:Buyback – 666 pledges = $71,522.00Winter Drive – 747 pledges = $98,571.50 26% were online pledges196 new members between both […]

Jan. 17 2020

Transmission issues

By Diana Ross | Posted in WBJC News | 6 Comments

WBJC is currently broadcasting from a backup collection over the air due to equipment failure in the studios. The component that sends the signal from our studio out to the transmitter has failed. We are expecting the replacement tomorrow, and emergency installation will take place over the weekend. What you’re hearing over the air is […]