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.

We'll welcome the longest day of the year with lots of summery pieces, including "Summer Evening" by Prokoviev.  

Paul Moravec says his "Northern Lights Electric" was inspired by an incredible display in northern New Hampshire. We'll enjoy it tonight.  

According to his friends, Mozart wrote a Clarinet Trio while he was relaxing and enjoying a game of skittles in a tavern.  We'll enjoy it this morning.   

Although they're mostly known for premiering music written for them, the Kronos Quartet traveled back in time for a performance of music from 14th Century French composer, Perotin. We'll enjoy it tonight.  

In order to give his guitar a fuller voice, Paul Galbraith added an end pin like a cello, and built a sounding box.  We'll hear how it sounds this morning.