WYSU is Taking You to Alaska!
The next WYSU station-sponsored Go Ahead Tour takes you to ALASKA for a cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Celebrity Solstice! Our departure date is July 15, 2015.
Public Radio International to Provide Programming for WYSU
For WYSU’s night owls, a slight change happened on July 1, 2014, when the station switched to Classical 24 from Public Radio International overnight. Listeners now benefit from eleven hosts who carefully craft each broadcast. Lively, engaging, and knowledgeable, they illuminate the music they present with well-researched insightful information, taking care that every program is accessible and stimulating for novices and aficionados alike.
Doing Good Lines Up Guests on WYSU
WYSU 88.5 FM began the new year with the launch of a new local interview segment. Doing Good is produced weekly by WYSU and hosted by former television journalist Gina Marinelli. The purpose of the three-minute segment is to raise social consciousness about concerns in the Mahoning Valley community and to highlight the good work, ideas and efforts by organizations and individuals addressing those concerns.
The Symphony and the Scrappers -- A Great Team at the Ballpark!
They'll be stowing the gloves and baseball bats to make way for the instruments and music stands at Eastwood Field Saturday, August 23rd.
That is when the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra takes the field for Pops at the Ballpark! The Orchestra will perform a selection from their repertoire which will culminate in a spectacular fireworks display synced to Star Wars Main Titles and Stars and Stripes Forever. WYSU is a media sponsor for POPS at the Ballpark.
The Blossom Music Festival is underway for the 41st year!
Highlights of the Blossom Music Festival season include a concert featuring Yo-Yo Ma as soloist in the Elgar Cello Concerto, a performance of Orff’s Carmina Burana, “A Beatles Tribute: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Their U.S.