WTJU

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WTJU enriches the culture of Virginia and extends the educational mission of UVa by bringing together diverse individuals and communities through exceptional music and conversation. Founded in 1955 and on-air since 1957, WTJU began as an educational radio station centered around classical music. Today, WTJU continues its mission of education and community engagement encompassing four main genres of music (classical, jazz, folk, and rock), as well as community stories.

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74 Pieces

Each week, "Heifetz On Air" presents captivating performances by Heifetz International Music Institute students, alums, and faculty -- recorded on stage in Staunton and in WTJU's Charlottesville studios.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Feb 10, 2023
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101 Pieces

"Jazz at 100” is that story – one hundred years of jazz recordings – in 100 one-hour programs that will present representative music from a century of recorded jazz history

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Feb 22, 2017
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50 Pieces

With 100 years of recorded jazz at our fingertips, it can be difficult for working musicians to be heard. Jazz at 100 Today! celebrates recent music from the living treasures who keep pushing boundaries while standing on the shoulders of giants.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Aug 05, 2020
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2 Pieces

Telemetry, is an unconventional music series, showcasing bold new musical compositions, new instrumentation, and unique collaborations across space and genre. New episodes every month.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2019
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256 Pieces

Each week Peter Jones and company perform various children's stories for listeners.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: May 24, 2013
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9 Pieces

The Crystal Ball with Larry Sabato, Kyle Kondik, and Geoff Skelley features clear-eyed election news, analysis, and projections in a concise package, uploaded every Monday by 12:30pm.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Nov 05, 2012
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9 Pieces

The Crystal Ball with Larry Sabato, Kyle Kondik, and Geoff Skelley features clear-eyed election news, analysis, and projections in a concise package, uploaded every Monday by 12:30pm.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Nov 05, 2012

Latest Pieces

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The renowned faculty of the Heifetz Institute dazzle in solo and chamber settings with great colleagues. Featuring performances by the Emerson Stri...

Bought by Delmarva Public Media, New Hampshire Public Radio, WMRA, WVTF, 106.3 WQSV-LP FM and more


  • Added: Jun 08, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Outstanding solo performances by Heifetz Institute students - some as young as 11 years old - on the signature series of the Heifetz Institute: “St...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Delmarva Public Media, WVTF, WMRA, 106.3 WQSV-LP FM and more


  • Added: Jun 01, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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“Spanish Steps.” with music and scenes ranging rom Andalusia in the south, to Navarra in the north, to the Royal court in Madrid. Works by Luigi ...

Bought by Delmarva Public Media, WMRA, WVTF, New Hampshire Public Radio, 106.3 WQSV-LP FM and more


  • Added: May 25, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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“It Ain’t Necessarily So.” Classical favorites revised, reworked, and reimagined for the Heifetz Institute stage. Featuring great works by Gersh...

Bought by WVTF, WMRA, and 106.3 WQSV-LP FM


  • Added: May 18, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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No Joke - this episode is Voilà Viola, celebrating the great violists and viola music happening at the Heifetz Institute. Featured artists include ...

  • Added: May 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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On this episode, Virtuosi! We’ve got a dizzying array of devilishly difficult works meant to test the mettle of even our most accomplished young ...

Bought by WVTF, 106.3 WQSV-LP FM, New Hampshire Public Radio, Delmarva Public Media, and KMXT


  • Added: May 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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On this episode, Virtuosi!  We’ve got a dizzying array of devilishly difficult works meant to test the mettle of even our most accomplished young a...

Bought by WHRV and WMRA


  • Added: May 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Two of Felix Mendelssohn’s most beloved works - both written when he was a teenager - are featured in this episode. Centerpiece is the premiere rec...

Bought by KMXT, WVTF, WMRA, New Hampshire Public Radio, and 106.3 WQSV-LP FM


  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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It’s “April in Paris” on this edition, featuring compositions with the sounds and sensibilities of the City of Light, including violin showpieces, ...

Bought by WHRV, WMRA, New Hampshire Public Radio, 106.3 WQSV-LP FM, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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This episode features memorable performances by Heifetz players in unusual venues both around town and on the road, ...including a New England mee...

Bought by WHRV, 106.3 WQSV-LP FM, WMRA, WVTF, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6