Music

The Ruination of Lovell Coleman

Nov 15, 2017

Thursday, some Virginians celebrated a special birthday as long-time fiddler Lovell Coleman turns 94.  He became a professional musician at the age of 14, and even now he tours nursing homes to share his energy and talent. 

Michael Slon

Nov 3, 2017

Kevin Sanders interviews Michael Slon, Director of the Oratorio Society of Virginia and the Director of Choral Music at the University of Virginia .

Kevin Sanders interviews David Steward Wiley, Music Director of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra about opening night of the new season. The performance of Beethoven and Brahms  features pianist Jeffrey Biegel.

Dwight Bigler

Oct 20, 2017
Virginia Tech

Kevin Sanders interviews Dwight Bigler, Director of the Blacksburg Master Chorale and VT Choirs for the Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts. 

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

The presidential election of 2016 left many Americans wondering if there was any way to bridge some deep cultural divides in this country.  How could Mexican Americans, for example, find common ground with coal miners from Appalachia?  

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