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:

  • D. Watkins speaks for black America on Booknotes

        Award winner author, D. Watkins, is out with a new book, We Speak for Ourselves: A Word from Forgotten Black America. He speaks to Booknotes.          

  • The inaugural Havre de Grace Jazz & Blues Fest

    International, Grammy-nominated, celebrated and yet-to-be celebrated artists will converge on Havre de Grace for the inaugural jazz and blues fest from June 7-9. Singer-committee director, Suzanne Chadwick, has more.  

  • The earl in question in William Byrd’s “Earl of Oxford March”

    Ever wondered about the provenance of the famous Earl of Oxford’s March by the Elizabethan composer, William Byrd? He wrote it for  the 17th Earl of Oxford, Edward de Vere, about whom I got some inside information when I visited my ailing sister in England last month. Evidently, the research bug hasn’t left me since […]