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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For Women’s History Month, we spotlight and celebrate those who today would be called the “influencers” - the female figures of history who have ei...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Highlights from the annual 12-hour Bach birthday marathon from Christ Lutheran Church in Staunton, Virginia, featuring Bach in all his variety and ...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A celebration of some of the most spirited works of Johann Sebastian Bach, in big concertos and intimate solos, in performance by Heifetz Institute...

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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An exploration of some of the fresh breezes blowing across the classical music landscape from the multi-talented, multi-national students of the H...

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  • Added: Feb 24, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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It’s been called “the perfect integration of melody, harmony, rhythm, and texture…” exemplified by the works of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. On t...

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


  • Added: Feb 17, 2023
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 4
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We mark African-American History Month with works by Black composers ranging from the Roaring 1920s to our roiling 2020s. Featuring great Heifetz ...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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A Little Romance is in the air on today’s program, as Cupid’s arrow shoots its way onto the stages of the Heifetz Institute.

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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From his lifetime to our own, a “Schubertiade” is shorthand for a gathering of conviviality and chamber music that sparkles and delight, all from t...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A showcase for some of the inventive premieres, custom arrangements, and other one-of-a-kind performances that routinely happen in HeifetzLand!

Bought by Delmarva Public Media, WVTF, WHRV, and WMRA


  • Added: Feb 10, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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On this MLK holiday edition of Heifetz On Air, we’ll celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in music, exploring the traditions he inhe...

Bought by Delmarva Public Media, WGUC/ WVXU, WVTF, WHRV, and WMRA


  • Added: Feb 10, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5