Public radio from Western Michigan University 102.1 NPR News | 89.9 Classical WMUK
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
89.9-FM Classical WMUK is off the air due to a power outage. You can still listen at WMUK 102.1-FM HD-2 and through the live stream on our website and app

Soloist Megan Crawford's Personal, Kaleidoscopic WMU Recital Is In-Person And Online Tonight

courtesy of the artist

Lera Auerbach's 2002 Lonely Suite (Ballet for a Lonely Violinist) will offer special resonance for us after a year of isolation due to COVID-19. It's at the heart of a recital at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, Sep 22 by Megan Crawford, a member of the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra and visiting instructor at Western Michigan University. In a conversation with Cara Lieurance, Crawford talks about the pieces that inspired her, how caring for her family makes her musical choices more personal, and how she re-oriented her teaching to learn and teach music of Black composers with her students.

Ms. Crawford's recital kicks off the Bullock Performance Institute series at WMU's School of Music. Full details here.

You can stay in touch with WMUK music on FacebookTwitter,and by signing up for our eNewsletter.

Cara Lieurance is the local host of NPR's All Things Considered on 1021 WMUK and covers local arts & culture on Let's Hear It on 89.9 Classical WMUK weekday mornings at 10 - 11 am.
Related Content