Archive for the ‘WBJC News’ Category

Aug. 03 2020

Current state of WBJC membership office

By Diana Ross | Posted in Membership, WBJC News | 6 Comments

We’re solidly in month #5 of this crazy world, and the WBJC offices are still in “essential staff only” mode. Our college remains pretty much closed until further notice. What this means for you, our fabulous members: Membership staff (and all non-air staff) are sneaking in to the offices on reduced hours. We are mainly […]

Jul. 17 2020

Shriver Hall Concert Series on Music in Maryland!

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland, WBJC News | 2 Comments

Shriver Hall Concert Series and WBJC have partnered to present SUMMER NIGHTS WITH SHRIVER HALL CONCERT SERIES ON WBJC, a vibrant radio broadcast series that will present performances by eight of the world’s foremost ensembles and recitalists from Shriver Hall Concert Series’ recent seasons as part of WBJC’s longrunning “Music in Maryland” program. SUMMER NIGHTS […]

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 | 18 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 […]