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- 09/16 2nd conductor resigns from Vienna State Opera
- 09/09 The Sixteen to tour with Monteverdi’s Vespers
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- 08/14 Conductor Gerard Schwarz to record Season 2 of PBS series
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WCPE News: Press Releases
Curtis Brothers, Outreach Director
WCPE Veterans Day Tribute
TheClassicalStation.org Honors All Who Served
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (November 4, 2010) — WCPE’s Assistant Music Director Kenneth Bradshaw, former Air Force Sergeant, invites listeners across the country to remember those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Through music, WCPE will remember and honor all service men and women on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010.
WCPE will be participating in Armistice Remembrance, November 11 at 1600 hrs (GMT), 11 a.m. (ET). WCPE will broadcast Taps as a momentary remembrance of the end of WWI.
The works offered during the day (ET) are:
- 8:00 a.m. Offenbach: “American Eagle Waltz”
- 10:00 a.m. Dvorak: American Suite
- 11:00 a.m. Traditional: “Taps”; Williams: “Song for World Peace”
- 1:00 p.m. Copland: The Red Pony Suite
- 2:00 p.m. Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches
- 3:00 p.m. Hayman: “Servicemen on Parade”
- 5:00 p.m. Williams: “Liberty Fanfare”
- 10:00 p.m. Delius: Florida Suite
"I've listened to your music both in Iraq and Afghanistan,” says a Lt. Col. from Fort Bragg. “It is nice to be able to have a few quiet moments,” he continues, “to listen to the beautiful music of the great composers.”
WCPE’s 24/7 live broadcast of Great Classical Music can be accessed around the globe in several ways; on-line streaming in multiple formats, including IPv6, local cable television systems and traditional radio broadcasting. A complete list of the ways WCPE is available with instructions for cable and satellite reception can be found at: http:// theclassicalstation.org/listen.shtml.
With a 30 plus year history, WCPE is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. Community-minded business underwriters and foundations are among the 150,000 listeners in the North Carolina broadcast area. General Manager Deborah S. Proctor’s leadership has enabled the WCPE community to include national and worldwide listeners. Other radio stations and cable television systems can rebroadcast Great Classical Music. WCPE is one of the first public broadcasters to stream on the Internet. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. Quarter Notes, the WCPE Program Guide, is published four times a year as a means to enhance appreciation and understanding of classical music. It is distributed to station supporters and is also available online here. For more information, visit TheClassicalStation.Org or call 1-800-556-5178.A complete list of the ways WCPE is available with instructions for cable and satellite reception can be found at: http://theclassicalstation.org/listen.shtml.