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Canton Symphony in Orbit in April with The Planets

Created by filmmaker Duncan Copp, The Planets - An HD Odyssey is a spectacular video presentation of Gustav Holst’s cosmic masterpiece, The Planets. The video depicts the latest images from modern space exploration, and on Saturday, April 26, The Planets will be projected in HD on a giant screen over the stage at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall. The effect is a stunning visual canvas to accompany the Canton Symphony Orchestra performance of the musical score, Gerhardt Zimmermann, conductor.

WYSU-FM Needs You... To Renew Your Membership!

Renew today!

If you're reading this article, it means that WYSU is already on your radar, either as a subscriber or a regular listener. And hopefully, you're both! Because that is how public radio survives, of course – with the help of listener support.

Our traditional semi-annual fund drive is coming up April 8-11, and once again we're keeping things down to just 3 days of on-air fund raising.

Board of Trustees Meeting

The YSU Board of Trustees general meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 12th at 3:00 pm, in Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. The YSU Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board and WYSU business could be addressed at this meeting. The meeting is open to the public.

Pledge Today! You might win an Early Bird Prize Package

Everyone who contributes to WYSU between now and 3:00pm on Tuesday, April 8th will be entered into a drawing to win our Spring Fund Drive Early Bird Prize Package, valued at over $890! Just click the Become a Member button!

This great prize package will include:

Randy Dunn Interview

Join us on Wednesday, February 19th at 4:50pm during All Things Considered, and again on Thursday, February 20th at 8:50am during Morning Edition, for an interview with YSU president Dr. Randy Dunn about his recent resignation announcement.

The interview will also be archived on our website.

WYSU is Hiring

WYSU is hiring a development officer. Head on over to the jobs page for more information.

Board of Trustees Meeting

The YSU Board of Trustees Institutional Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 18th at 4:00 pm, in Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. This is the YSU Board of Trustees committee that addresses WYSU business. The meeting is open to the public.

YSU Classes Cancelled

Due to inclement weather, Youngstown State University has cancelled classes for Tuesday, January 28th 2014. Classes are scheduled to resume on Wednesday, January 29th 2014.

YSU offices remain open; all employees are to report to work.

Welcome to the new WYSU.org

You may have noticed that WYSU.org looks a little different. That's because we recently updated our website!Why did we update our website? There were two main reasons:

  • The previous site was less flexible and it took a long time to add new features, making it a challenge to keep the content fresh.
  • WYSU wanted to present an image that was more consistent among all media types: print, web, and radio.

There are several new features of the website that might interest you:

PSO to Present Valentine's Pops Concert in New Castle

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will present "Love is in the Air - A Valentine's Pops Celebration" at New Castle's Scottish Rite Cathedral on Saturday, February 15th at 8 p.m.The concert will feature Fawzi Haimor, conductor; Melissa Errico, vocalist; and Ryan Silverman, vocalist. It will be a night of laughs, tears and most of all, romance!

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