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. Her new book, Old New Worlds: A Tale of Two Immigrants, is forthcoming from Green Writers Press in September. 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:

  • Retooled – tools as art at the Mitchell Gallery

      We call a spade a spade, right? But what if we look at it differently? The Mitchell Gallery on the campus of St. John’s College in Annapolis is hosting an exhibition called Retooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection. Here is the gallery’s Art Educator, Lucinda Edinberg.         January 26 Lecture at […]

  • A musical murder mystery

    If you like Gustav Mahler, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Sergei Rachmaninov, Gioachino Rossini, Josef Haydn, and J.S. Bach, it’s all the more reason for you to catch Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of the iconic whodunit Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie before its season ends at the Everyman Theatre on Sunday. Interspersed with music of the […]

  • Booknotes catches up with Baltimore’s newest indie bookstore

        The latest independent bookstore to open in Baltimore is Charm City Books in the Pigtown neighborhood. Here is founder-owner, Daven Ralston.