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NPR's Carl Kasell Dies At 84

Most recently known for his role as judge and scorekeeper on the popular quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!  Carl Kasell got his first on-air job at age 16.  He went on to anchor NPR's newscasts and became one of the network's most recognized voices.

Fund Drive a Success!

In case you somehow missed it, our spring fundraising campaign was a huge success! We reached our monetary goal of $125,000 just before 6 p.m. on the Friday night of the drive, and our 1000th member on Saturday morning, one hour before the official end of the campaign.


Guym Cajoler Returns

Rapper Guym Cajoler returns to WYSU to deliver another song for our Spring 2018 Pledge Drive!

Guym hasn't visited WYSU for several pledge drives now, but we are so glad to welcome him back. Listen to his latest rap below!

Don't let Guym down! Make a pledge of support today!

Apollo's Fire to presents Monteverdi's L'Orfeo in April

Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland's baroque orchestra, presents Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo (Orpheus in the Underworld)  April 13th, 14th, and 18, at three locations in Cleveland and Bay Village.

Spring Pledge Drive is April 4 through 7!

It’s that time again! Our three and a half day spring campaign is scheduled for Wednesday, April 4, through Saturday morning, April 7, and in that time, we hope to hear from ONE THOUSAND members!

Conductor-less Orpheus is guest of Tuesday Musical March 28

 Known for its signature style of always performing without a conductor, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is coming to EJ Thomas Hall in Akron on Wednesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. 

YSO and Vivaldi's The Four Seasons March 10

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra performs Vivaldi's The Four Seasons in a special concert on March 10, in Ford Recital Hall at the DeYor Performing Arts Center, downtown Youngstown.

Tuesday Musical honors Sarah Vaughan March 17

Tuesday Musical and the Chicago Jazz Orchestra honor the great Sarah Vaughan, on Saturday, March 17 at EJ Thomas Hall, Akron with a concert of her classic work.

Vaughan's awe-inspiring range gave her one of the most phenomenal voices of our time, earning her the nicknames "Sassy” and “The Divine One.” Vaughan was a four-time Grammy winner plus a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed upon her its highest honor in jazz, the NEA Jazz Masters award, in 1989.

Carnegie Hall Send-Off for Apollo's Fire March 16-18!

Apollo’s Fire and Jeannette Sorrell are getting ready for their Carnegie Hall debut with music that J.S. Bach performed at his favorite coffeehouse in Leipzig.

Violinist Performs March 3 at St. John's Church

St. John's Episcopal Church and WYSU welcome acclaimed American violinist Andrew Sords on Saturday, March 3.  Sords will perform a free concert at 4 p.m. at St. John's , 323 Wick Avenue. The program includes the following pieces: 


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