Skip to main content
decorative
decorative
Home > WSMC > Programs > Music

Music

Weekday

Weekend

 

Weekday

A Little Night Music
Hosted by WSMC student announcers. A Little Night Music features pieces from WSMC’s extensive music library of more than 5,000 CDs, as well as highlighting feature pieces from WSMC’s record collection.

Back to Top

Civic Orchestra of Chicago
Hosted by Dennis Moore. The Civic Orchestra, the only training orchestra affiliated with a major American symphony, has been presenting free concerts to Chicago audiences since its founding in 1919 by then-Chicago Symphony music director Frederick Stock.

Back to Top

Classical Commute
Hosted by Emily Kurlinski. Classical Commute features bright and lively classical pieces, frequent time and weather updates, morning waltzes, special music features, and Composer’s Datebook.

Back to Top

Classical Music Through the Night
Classical Music Through the Night is provided by the Beethoven Satellite Network, produced by the WFMT Radio Network. Host Peter van de Graaff delves into an extensive music library of more than 75,000 recordings. Their playlists are posted online.

Back to Top

Classics by Request
Classics By Request is the program that you design. This daily show lets you call in and directly request your favorite piece from the host of the program. Share your favorite classics with other WSMC listeners by calling 866.905.WSMC, or fill out the request form on our home page!

Back to Top

Composer’s Datebook
Hosted by John Zech. Composer’s Datebook is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present.

Back to Top

Concierto
Hosted by Frank Dominguez. Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in both Spanish and English. The program features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians.

Back to Top

Evening Concert
WSMC is saving you a seat to some of the greatest performances from prestigious concert halls around the world. Listen to concerts in their entirety from Amsterdam to right here in Chattanooga.
      Mondays - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Tuesdays - Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 
      Wednesdays - Local Concert Rebroadcasts (when available)
      Thursdays - New York Philharmonic

Back to Top

Exploring Music
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time periods. Bill McGlaughlin guides you deep into the music by giving historical context, illustrations at the piano, and a special insight that only a top-notch musician, conductor, broadcaster, and composer could.

Back to Top

Performance Today
Hosted by Fred Child. Performance Today lets you experience the finest live musical performances from concert halls around the globe. On any given day, you might hear performances from the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin, and Paris. This daily two-hour program features famous artists and includes engaging interviews, in-depth commentary, news, and exciting features. You can enjoy firsthand the creative vitality of the classical music world on Performance Today.

Back to Top

Chat Symphony Hour
Hosted by Maestra Kayoko Dan, music director and conductor of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera (CSO). Produced exclusively by WSMC, the Chat Symphony Hour is your backstage pass for learning about works and composers featured in upcoming CSO concerts. Listen to Kayoko’s insightful commentary throughout the CSO season in this weekly program.

Back to Top

The Three B's
Hosted by Robby Raney. The Three B's is a daily salute to three of the greatest composers of all time: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johannes Brahms.

Back to Top

Top Classics
Hosted by Tyler Rand.  Top Classics brings you the best in classical music. This daily radio program strives to present popular works in an informative way.

Back to Top

 

Weekend

Cowboy Jubilee
Hosted by Bill McCallie and sidekicks Snuffy Hayes, Cactus Jack, and Franklin the Wonderdog. Turn back the clock every Sunday evening to a time when being a cowboy was an occupation rather than a hobby. Cowboy Jubilee, produced by WSMC, showcases western music, stories, and poetry.

Back to Top

From the Top
Hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley. From the Top is a weekly one-hour radio program showcasing America’s best young classical musicians. This one-hour program provides a platform for young artists to present themselves through lively interviews and pre-produced segments, as well as share their passion and talent for music.

Back to Top

Gentle Hour of Inspiration
Hosted by Bruce Ashton. Dr. Ashton weaves together thought-provoking readings and stories with the most uplifting musical selections to encourage the listener's mind to dwell on spiritual things.

Back to Top

Inspirational Classics
Hosted by student announcers. WSMC invites you to a musical oasis of only the most uplifting instrumental selections interwoven with sacred choral works and timeless hymns.

Back to Top

Pipedreams
Hosted by Michael Barone. Pipedreams spotlights extraordinary instruments and performers playing awe-inspiring music. In this weekly 2-hour program, knowledgeable and personable host Michael Barone invites you to savor the sounds of pipe organs from churches, theatres, and concert halls worldwide. Barone's commentary and insight provide the context for you to understand and appreciate the instrument's composers, history, range, and repertoire.

Back to Top

Sing for Joy
Hosted by Pastor Bruce Benson. Sing For Joy specializes in the music of hope. This weekly half-hour program provides sacred choral music and thoughtful commentary to enhance your worship experience. Musical selections for each program are based on scriptural lessons from the common lectionary.
Photo courtesy of St. Olaf College.

Back to Top

Sound of Worship
The Sound of Worship is a worship service brought to you by the Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists. This weekly live broadcast features a family-oriented traditional worship experience built around Christ-centered preaching.

Back to Top

Southern Spotlight
Hosted by Tyler Rand. Each semester, talented students from Southern Adventist University’s School of Music perform a wide range of orchestral, choral, and other concerts. As a training facility and resource for the Southern community, we at WSMC are excited to bring you the best performances from our home campus at 4 p.m. each Sunday afternoon.  Click here to find out what's coming up this semester!

Back to Top

Sunday Baroque
Sunday Baroque features baroque and early music written before 1750. Composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel were the cornerstones of this era. Sunday Baroque celebrates the current wealth of recorded music with great performances by yesterday’s and today’s best performers.

Back to Top

Sunday Opera
WSMC enhances its classical music line up with Sunday Opera, a weekly program that brings you an opera in its entirety from opera companies across the United States. Listen to outstanding performances from the Los Angeles Opera On Air, San Francisco Opera, Bucksbaum Family Lyric Opera, and Houston Grand Opera. To view a listing of upcoming operas, click here.

Back to Top

The Score
Hosted by Edmund Stone. The Score is a weekly celebration of symphonic music in film, a fascinating adventure through America's best-loved art form.

Back to Top

With Heart and Voice
Hosted by Peter DuBois. With Heart and Voice is a weekly program of choral and organ works covering a wide spectrum of Western sacred music.

Back to Top

 

Listen Live

Become a Friend

Sign up to receive our newsletter and enjoy many other valuable benefits.

decorative
decorative