Jamie PaisleyDirector of Radio Programming
Lansing, MI; Los Angeles, CA; Brookline, MA; Ithaca, NY; Avondale, PA
To what faults do you find yourself most indulgent?
How do you spend your free time?
Old movies & TV shows with a sprinkling of boardgames
If you had a superpower, what would it be?
I'd like to instantly transport myself anywhere in the world. I love travel, but hate the traveling.
What sound or noise do you love?
An audience singing along impromptu with a performance.
What sound or noise do you hate?
The scraping of chalkboards... fortunately, chalkboards are on the way out.
Do you like sports?
No... but I like feigning ignorance about sports.
Who is your favorite composer?
NOOO! Too hard! Top 5 of the moment, at least: Stravinsky; Brahms; Dowland; John Adams; Stephen Sondheim
Lansing Symphony's composer-in-residence, Patrick Harlin, and returning guest pianist Clayton Stephenson, on bringing Harlin's final LSO work, The Fourth Pedal, to life.
Host of A Groove Supreme, Michael Stratton's full interview with South African Jazz vocalist Vuyo Sotashe who will be singing with Jazz at Lincoln Center's upcoming Feb 21st concert at the Wharton Center called "Songs We Love."
Interview with MSU College of Music Professor Diego Rivera on his new album Mestizo.
Marisela Garza of the Capitol Area District Library reads a Spanish language version of the classic "The Night Before Christmas"
MSU College of Music Choral Director David Rayl speaks with WKAR's Jamie Paisley about the return of the MSU Choral Union, University Chorale and State Singers as they join the MSU Symphony Orchestra for "Songs of Comfort and Joy," which features some of the Christmas favorite, Handel's "Messiah," but also some choral favorites to address the hope for resolution as the COVID lockdown finally allows the voices (with masks) to join together.
Jackson Symphony to begin Equal Billing Project and celebrate a century of women voting on next concertJackson Symphony's Music Director, Matthew Aubin, speaks with WKAR classical host, Jamie Paisley on the 'Equal Billing Project,' celebrating a century of the 19th amendment, and the drug-fueled 'Symphonie Fantastique' by Hector Berlioz
In September of 2020, a biography was published about a pioneer in electronic music in the dawn of the age of the synthesizer, as well as in transgender…
On Wednesday, January 20th, at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, a 1st will be taking place. The first piece by a…
Fri., Jun. 19 9am-2pm on 90.5 FM | 90.5 Classical devotes a day to feature composers from the African diaspora. For WKAR & 90.5 Classical, representative…