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Thank You Volunteers!

I would like to thank all the volunteers that took part in our Radio Membership Pledge Drive! Volunteers took over 2,100 pledges. What an amazing week! Thank you to everyone that helped out.

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Volunteers Needed for October Radio Drive!

If you haven't already signed up for a shift during our October Radio Pledge Drive, we can really use your help! We cannot do this without you and as of right now we still have a lot of shifts to fill! Please email me at volunteer@wxxi.org with the shift you would like. Here is where I need help:

Saturday, October 15 - 8AM - 1 PM ** really need help here

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Minor key

"Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day."  - Franz Liszt

You've Got to Hide Your Love Away

Bill Frisell, a guitarist who for many years has been a favorite at the Rochester International Jazz Festival, has a new album out.  It's a tribute to the music of John Lennon. He talks about it in this video.There are song samples here.

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How hot is your Bartok?

I’m constantly inspired by WXXI listeners!   Your comments, memories, and observations about music are like signposts, pointing me in new directions.  Your creativity is infectious, and your support kindles the best ideas. 

September Songs

Here's a typically lovely and slightly inscrutable ode from our friend e. e. cummings, to mark the equinox...

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A season of change

"Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love." 

The Volunteer Newsletter is back!

Thank you to our volunteer, Mark Becker, for helping to revive our Volunteer Newsletter! We hope to publish this bi-monthly to let you know about what's coming up, what has happened, and to thank you for all of your help. We need your input though so please don't be afraid to contact Mark or myself with any ideas you may have. Please click on the attachment to view the newsletter.

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Next Stop, Underworld

If an artist scribbles away in her cold garret and no one is around to hear her songs, does she make a living?

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