Kate Remington

Music Director, Classical music program host

Born in Madison, Wisconsin, Kate Remington received a degree in piano performance and mass communication from the University of Wisconsin. Her first radio position was with Wisconsin Public Radio, which included a wildly successful request program on Saturday mornings. She then moved to Chicago to join the fledgling nationally-distributed, Beethoven Satellite Network, originating from WFMT. Then Kate set out for Vermont Public Radio, to become the chief announcer there. In Vermont Kate met her husband, Dick Roberts, and that's where their son, Sam was born.  Kate and her family relocated to Fairfield to join WSHU in December of 2000, and she's been WSHU's Music Director since 2002.

When she's not on the air, Kate can usually be found at a stable in Monroe, CT, where she trains her horse, Tonka, in dressage.

Tonight we'll enjoy a set of variations George Gershwin wrote on his song, "I Got Rhythm" for piano and orchestra.

As we make the transition from summer to autumn this week, today we'll enjoy Frederick Delius' impressions of all four seasons in his Yorkshire home: North Country Sketches.

As we make the transition from summer to fall this week with the autumnal equinox, we'll enjoy Frederick Delius' impression of all four seasons in his Yorkshire home in England with his North Country Sketches.

Deus Ex Wiki/Eidos

Montreal composer Maxime Goulet (Warhammer 40,000) wanted to do something really special to help celebrate the 375th anniversary of his city, which is home to more than 125 video game studios. He organized a spectacular concert, featuring music exclusively written for games made in Montreal. The concert is Friday, September 29th at the Place des Arts. As Maxime told me, it's a monumental project, but totally worth the effort.

The poor viola often gets overshadowed by the soaring melodies of the violin, or the deeper resonance of the cello, but Keith Jarrett wanted to give the viola a chance to shine in his Bridge of Light, which he says he wrote for "the viola's big heart." We'll enjoy it today.