Mona Seghatoleslami


Mona Seghatoleslami
Mona Seghatoleslami is the host and producer of Classical 91.5 FM weekdays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. She also hosts Live From Hochstein Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m.  

Before joining WXXI Mona was Classical music announcer for West Virginia Public Radio, where she also produced radio features and wrote the "Classically Speaking" blog. Originally from New Jersey, Mona studied musicology and library science at Indiana University in Bloomington, and Viola Performance at Illinois State University in Normal. While at school in Indiana, she was first introduced to radio work at WFIU Bloomington. In her free time, Mona likes to play music – including viola, electric bass, and ukulele, attend concerts, and read science fiction.

Coming up with Mona Seghatoleslami

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:10pm
Take a whirlwind international musical journey this week, in music for flute, clarinet, and piano, by Higdon, Debussy, Draganski, and Brahms.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 12:10pm
A bicentennial celebration of the birth of the saxophone's inventor with the Vertex Saxophone Quartet.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 12:10pm
The Ithaca Flute Duo plays music written and arranged by female flutists: Jeanne Baxtresser, Jasmine Choi, Elizabeth Shuhan, Katherine Hoover, and Nicole Chamberlain.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:10pm
Violinist Tigran Vardanyan and pianist Doleen Hood play lyrical music by Richard Strauss, including his sonata for violin and piano.

Recently with Mona Seghatoleslami

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:10pm
The Neave Trio brings a program of lively chamber music by Haydn and Shostakovich to Live from Hochstein. The San Diego-based ensemble includes an Eastman alum, pianist Toni James.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 12:10pm
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Ward Stare, plays Mendelssohn's “Italian” Symphony and Rosssini's Barber of Seville Overture for the first concert of the new season of Live from Hochstein.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 12:10pm
Come out to hear the Kilbourn Saxophone Quartet play music for four saxophones from four countries on the exciting finale of this spring season of Live from Hochstein.

 

Recently on Mona Seghatoleslami's Blog

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 3:26pm
Sun, 02/09/2014 - 12:03am
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 12:46pm
Wed, 08/07/2013 - 2:24pm

Mona Seghatoleslami