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As music director Steve Brown curates and selects the classics you hear during our daytime music programing.
As a musician, Steve serves as a conductor of the Blacksburg Community Band and is Choir Director for his church. He has also written the book, music, lyrics and orchestrations for musicals ("The Prisoner Of Zenda" and "Road To Paradise"). The Roanoke Symphony will premiere his âââââââ
"One of our problems from the start has been that when we try to describe This American Life in a sentence or two, it just sounds awful. For instance: each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme. That doesn't sound like something we'd want to listen to on the radio, and it's our show."
Explore the world through your radio: Moroccan Sufi chants, avant-klezmer, rock en Espanol, Brazilian music, Bollywood, and Finnish women's choirs... You'll be introduced to historical and current musical cultures from all over the world in this locally produced program by Montana Public Radio.
Each week listeners join award-winning host Fiona Ritchie to explore the evolving Celtic musical traditions of Europe and North America on The Thistle & Shamrock. In addition to well-known artists and selections, Ritchie introduces curious listeners to Celtic influences in World and contemporary music, and investigates other distant landscapes and genres.