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 HochsteinWednesdays 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.
Tune in or stop by for the Live from Hochstein season finale, featuring selected works performed by outstanding Hochstein students: violinist Vincent Kurtz, flutist Yifan Kong, and clarinetist Jackson Willis.