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BACH, BEETHOVEN & BRUNCH CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES FROM PITTSBURGH CITIPARKS RESUMES WITH MEDIA SPONSOR WQED-FM 89.3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 17, 2011

CONTACT:
Maria Pisano
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org

BACH, BEETHOVEN & BRUNCH CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES
FROM PITTSBURGH CITIPARKS RESUMES WITH MEDIA SPONSOR WQED-FM 89.3

PITTSBURGH—For more than ten years Classical WQED-FM 89.3 has been the official media sponsor for the Pittsburgh Citiparks concert series called Bach, Beethoven & Brunch Classical Music Series.

On June 19 WQED-FM 89.3’s Ted Sohier will host the inaugural concert with the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra in the Rose Garden Lawn at Mellon Park located at the corners of Fifth and Shady Avenues in Pittsburgh’s Point Breeze/Squirrel Hill neighborhoods supporting this treasured summertime tradition. The nine FREE performances are held every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to noon through August 14. WQED-FM 89.3 on-air personalities will also be on-hand with register-to-win prizes during intermission.

More information and the complete schedule are available online at wqed.org/fm.

Bach, Beethoven & Brunch 2011 Concert Schedule

• June 19
The Edgewood Symphony Orchestra
Hosted by: Ted Sohier

• June 26
Freya String Quartet
Hosted by: Jim Cunningham

• July 3
Carnegie Brass
Hosted by: Stephen Baum

• July 10
Cincopation
Hosted by: Stephen Baum

• July 17
Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh
Host: TBD

• July 24
River City Brass
Host: TBD

• July 31
Eastern Watershed Klezmer Quartet
Hosted by: Anna Singer

• August 7
Keystone Wind Ensemble
Hosted by: Bryan Sejvar

• August 14
East Winds Symphonic Band
Hosted by: Ted Sohier

Additional support for the Series comes from the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, Bagel Factory, and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Concert cancellations may occur due to weather conditions. A recorded message with updates may be heard at 412-255-2493.

WQED Pittsburgh, honored with the 2007 and 2006 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award for Station Excellence, was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org); and The WQED Education Department.


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George Hazimanolis
Senior Director of
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412.622.1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

 

Maria Pisano
Marketing Associate
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org

 

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