• In Memoriam: Barbara Krauss

    It is with a heavy heart that we inform the WYSU community of the untimely passing of Barbara Krauss on Friday, February 15. Barbara had been the voice of WYSU-FM for the past three decades. A memorial service will be held in March; details to come.

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    Paula Poundstone at the DeYor on May 17!

    WYSU-FM is excited to be a sponsor of Paula Poundstone's appearance at the Ford Family Recital Hall inside DeYor Performing Arts Center on May 17th. Tickets can be purchased ON-LINE HERE, at the DeYor box office, or by phone at 330-7

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    The Youngstown State University's Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board. The Board's general meetings and Institutional Engagement Committee Meetings address WYSU business. These meetings are open to the public.

    The WYSU Advisory Board meetings are also open to the public.

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    Chinese 'Ivory Queen' Sentenced To 15 Years In Jail In Tanzania

    A convicted Chinese trafficker known as the "ivory queen" has been sentenced to 15 years in jail by a Tanzanian court.

    Yang Fenglan, who has lived in Tanzania on and off for decades and operated a Chinese restaurant, was found guilty of working with two Tanzanian men to smuggle more than 800 pieces of ivory between 2000 and 2004, as Reuters reported.

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Composer's Datebook

  • In February of 1794, the Austrian composer Franz Joseph Haydn arrived in England for his second visit, and the premiere performances of some of his newest symphonies, beginning with one in E-flat Major that we know as his Symphony No. 99.

  • In a creative life that spanned over 60 years, the American composer Howard Hanson never wavered in his belief that music should be tonal in nature and fundamentally Romantic in style, with strong and clear melodic lines.

  • The American composer Elliott Carter has a reputation for writing some of the thorniest, most abstract and most technically difficult orchestral scores of the 20th century.