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Sharp Ears with Constance Fee

Your Sharp Ears guide to listening is Constance Fee, the Vocal Program Director, Artist-in-Residence, and Associate Professor of Vocal Performance at Roberts Wesleyan College. 


Sharp Ears with Christopher Wilke

In the Sharp Ears series, Rochester’s top musicians guide you to the artists, composers, and recordings most worth your time.  Your Sharp Ears guide to listening is lutenist Chris Wilke.

Sharp Ears with Michael Barone

Michael Barone, the host and senior executive producer of the national radio show Pipedreams, visited Rochester, New York and talked with WXXI’s Brenda Tremblay about some of his favorite recordings.

Sharp Ears with Adam Luebcke

In the Sharp Ears series, Rochester’s top musicians guide you to the artists most worth your time.  Your Sharp Ears guide to listening in these podcast is Adam Luebcke (pronounced “LOOB-key”), Associate Professor of Vocal Music & Conducting and the Director of Choral Activities at Houghton College.  

Sharp Ears with Michael Landrum

In these podcasts Michael Landrum talks about his favorite recordings and a young pianist he's heard in London who's considered by many to be one of the finest pianists of his generation. Michael is Professor of Piano and Film Studies at Roberts Wesleyan College.

Sharp Ears with Eric Townell

In WXXI’s Sharp Ears series, musicians are bringing you their favorite recordings.  The Artistic Director of the Rochester Oratorio Society, conductor Eric Townell, talks with Sharp Ears producer Brenda Tremblay about one of his musical idols, Jose Van Dam.  Eric had grown up listening to broadcasts of the famous Belgian singer.  Years later,

Sharp Ears podcast with Carol Rodland

Carol Rodland is a professor of viola at the Eastman School of Music.  She’s also the founder and artistic director of "If Music Be the Food...", a benefit concert series to increase awareness and support for the hungry through classical music performances. Her next benefit concert is a Strauss Birthday Celebration on October 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m at St.

Sharp Ears with Jeff Tyzik

In the Sharp Ears series from WXXI, Rochester musicians are sharing tips on listening. We’ll hear from Jeff Tyzik, who recently celebrated his 20th season as Principal Pops Conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.