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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78 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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51 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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No singers, no sets, no chorus? No problem! The grandest music from the greatest operas still rings out on the Heifetz stage, thanks to the legio...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:31
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“Welcome to Heifetz 2023.” Fresh performances from the first concerts of the the Heifetz Institute's summer 2023 season. You’ll hear works by Sch...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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This is a rerun of Episode 4: Schubertiade!

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Highlights from the Heifetz Institute's annual pianofes, programmed, played and produced by our front-rank faculty pianists...with no strings atta...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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Our international cast of outstanding students all come together to honor the Stars and Stripes, both in our Staunton hometown AND in the Charlotte...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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On this edition of Heifetz On Air, great works from the Iberian peninsula in riveting Heifetz Institute performances.

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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This episode features the sounds of a Heifetz Sunday Matinee concert, a heady mix of great music played by promising students, outstanding alumni, ...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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The renowned faculty of the Heifetz Institute dazzle in solo and chamber settings with great colleagues.

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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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...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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“Play it Forward,” a preview of the performers, composers, and concert venues on tap for #Heifetz2023, ranging from Hootenannies under the Big Hei...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3