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, intertwines the stories of her great-great grandmother’s immigration from England to South Africa in 1815, and Judith’s from Africa to American almost 200 years later. 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:

  • Booknotes goes Upstate

          Ben Tanzer is a podcaster, writer, and teacher steeped in the world of books. On Booknotes this month, he talks about the effect of the pandemic on the book industry going forward, and the virtual fall release of his new book, Upstate.        

  • Garrick Ohlsson and Kirill Gerstein play a two-piano recital for the Shriver Hall series

        From the San Francisco Conservatory, Garrick Ohlsson and Kirill Gerstein will present a two-piano virtual recital of Rachmaninov, Busoni, and Ravel for the Shriver Hall Concert Series on Sunday, November 8th. They give their insights into this more unusual repertoire.          

  • A Baltimore writer who dares to matter

          Shifra Malka, in response to the childhood message that she did not matter, instead built a life that matters to her. In writing about her journey, she offers an example to others who may have been hurt by a similar message, and who want to make their lives large and remarkable.   […]