David Bouchier
7:40 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Good Advice

David Bouchier.

From time to time we are all called upon to give advice to a friend or family member who is feeling gloomy, or lonely, or just plain bored with life. Giving advice is never easy, and most of us aren't trained for it. There are literally thousands of books with upbeat titles like The Happiness Project and How to Stop Worrying and Start Living that offer a road to happiness via one therapy or another, with new ones being published every day.

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Sunday Baroque
12:00 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Sunday Baroque 4/26

The idea of "new" Baroque music may sound like an oxymoron, but there are new recordings being released all the time, and just about every week we sample a few of them, along with old favorites, on Sunday Baroque.

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10:30 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Old Songs Festival

Old Songs Festival

Old Songs is a family-friendly festival of folk, traditional, Celtic and world music and dance, known for its relaxed atmosphere, interactive sessions and workshops, hands-on experience and participatory nature. In addition to three concerts there are 120 daytime workshops given by performers. Also featured are a juried craft show, food and instrument vendors, and a well-run children’s activity area.

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Classical Music Highlights
10:21 am
Fri May 1, 2015

First Fridays in Concert

Stamford Symphony

Tonight's edition of First Fridays in Concert features the Stony Brook University Wind Ensemble performing "Jericho, a Rhapsody for Band" by Morton Gould, and a performance from March of the Symphony No. 3 by Philip Glass by the Stamford Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eckart Preu.  

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Classical Music Highlights
1:00 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Schumann's Challenge to Horn Players

Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann's Concert-Piece is a challenge for not just one, but FOUR horn players!  We'll enjoy it this morning.  

Elizabeth Jensen was appointed to a three-year term as NPR's Ombudsman/Public Editor in January 2015. In this role, she serves as the public's representative to NPR, responsible for bringing transparency to matters of journalism and journalism ethics. The Ombudsman/Public Editor receives tens of thousands of listener inquiries annually and responds to significant queries, comments and criticisms.

Fundraising Free
11:34 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Yes. Here's How.

Pledge drive-free listening...WSHU supporters have earned it!

For years, WSHU supporters have asked this question:

"I already gave. So why do I have to keep listening to the pledge drive?"

Now, if you’re a supporter, you don’t have to.

Listen to WSHU's news stream fundraising free.

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Classical Music Highlights
11:32 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Music that's for the Birds

Tonight you can enjoy music inspired by birdsong, from Handel's organ concerto,  "The Cuckoo and the Nightengale," to  Somei Satoh's "Birds in Warped Time II" written in the 1980's.