Dick Kowal http://wcqs.org en Friday @2: South Pacific http://wcqs.org/post/friday-2-south-pacific <p>Listen Friday at 2pm&nbsp;for another live performance from our studios as artists from Asheville Lyric Opera join us to perform selections from their upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's&nbsp;<em>South Pacific</em>. Michelle Seipel (Nellie Forbush) and Mark Owen Davis (Emile de Becque) will sing some of their works from the show accompanied by musical director Dr. Leslie Downs. Stage director Dr. John Truitt will also be with us.&nbsp;</p><p>Join us for selections from <em>South Pacific</em> live from our studios Friday @2.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:51:31 +0000 Dick Kowal 20567 at http://wcqs.org Friday @2: South Pacific Open Air Brevard http://wcqs.org/post/open-air-brevard <p>This summer,&nbsp;WCQS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is pleased to bring you </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Open Air Brevard</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, music recorded in performance at the renowned Brevard Music Center. Partnering with </span>WDAV<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Davidson, each week we bring you a glimpse into activities at the Festival, including conversations with the artists and live performances of magnificent music by the artists, faculty, and students at BMC.</span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:21:17 +0000 Dick Kowal 20456 at http://wcqs.org Open Air Brevard Friday @2: Pavel Wlosok Trio http://wcqs.org/post/friday-2-pavel-wlosok-trio <p>Listen this Friday afternoon for another live performance from our studios. This week WCQS hosts Pavel Wlosok, pianist, composer, and associate professor of jazz studies at Western Carolina University. Pavel&nbsp;will play a program of his own compositions with the creative help of bassist Zack Page and drummer Evan Martin. Dick Kowal is your host.</p><p>Please join us for live jazz Friday at 2.</p><p><br /><a href="http://www.pavelwlosok.com/">http://www.pavelwlosok.com/</a></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:06:45 +0000 Dick Kowal 19273 at http://wcqs.org Friday @2: Pavel Wlosok Trio Friday @2: AmiciMusic's "An American Affair" http://wcqs.org/post/friday-2-amicimusics-american-affair <p>Listen Friday at 2 for another live performance from our studios. This time we'll host AmiciMusic, presenting selections from their program "An American Affair." &nbsp;Violinist Tim Schwarz and pianist Daniel Weiser&nbsp;will bring us some neglected masterpieces by American composers including Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein and Amy Beach.</p><p>Join us Friday at 2 for "An American Affair" from AmiciMusic, live!</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:10:01 +0000 Dick Kowal 18968 at http://wcqs.org Friday @2: AmiciMusic's "An American Affair" Friday @2: Asheville Young Musicians Club http://wcqs.org/post/friday-2-asheville-young-musicians-club <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Join WCQS this Friday at 2pm for another performance from our studios. This week we host members of the Asheville Young Musicians Club,&nbsp;who will give us a preview of their upcoming benefit concert.</p><p>We'll hear music by Vivaldi, J.S. Bach, and Friedrich Kuhlau played by these talented eighth-through-twelfth- grade musicians.</p><p>There's more information about the Asheville Young Musicias Club on their Facebook page.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 15:35:54 +0000 Dick Kowal 18597 at http://wcqs.org Friday @2: Asheville Young Musicians Club Friday @2, ASO YAC Winners! http://wcqs.org/post/friday-2-aso-yac-winners <p></p><p>Listen this "Friday @2" for another live-performance program on WCQS. This week we will feature the winners of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra (ASO) Young Artist Competition (YAC!)</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:26:36 +0000 Dick Kowal 16143 at http://wcqs.org Friday @2, ASO YAC Winners! Music for Winds and Guitar Friday @2 http://wcqs.org/post/music-winds-and-guitar-friday-2 <p>Listen this Friday at 2pm when members of Pan Harmonia bring us music for winds and guitar. Flutist Kate Steinbeck, bassoonist Rosalind Buda and guitarist Amy Brusch will perform live in our studios and bring us music by Tom Febonio, Frederick Holm and others...an unexpected dreamscape...ethereal, transcendent, and grooving...</p><p>That's Friday @2, members of Pan Harmonia with Music for Winds and Guitar. Dick Kowal will be your host.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:47:03 +0000 Dick Kowal 15166 at http://wcqs.org ASO on WCQS http://wcqs.org/post/aso-wcqs-0 <p>Listen this week for two broadcasts of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra's February 8th concert. You can hear the concert,Tuesday morning at 10 when Dick Kowal will be your host, and again Thursday evening at 8 when Chip Kaufmann hosts.</p><p>On the concert program is&nbsp; Tchaikovsky's Suite from Swan Lake Ballet and Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto with soloist Elena Urioste. Also featured is <em>Muertes del angel </em>by Osvaldo Golijov and <em>Pavanne pour une infante defunte</em> by Maurice Ravel.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:56:54 +0000 Dick Kowal 15090 at http://wcqs.org ASO on WCQS Friday at 2: A French Feast for Winds http://wcqs.org/post/friday-2-french-feast-winds <p></p><p></p><p>Join us Friday at 2 for another performance from our studios. This Friday, it's a French Feast for Winds with musicians from Pan-Harmonia.&nbsp; We'll hear colorful and seldom-heard works for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and&nbsp;horn by French composers Darius Milhaud, Vincent D'Indy, and Albert Roussel.</p><p>Dick Kowal will be your host <em>Friday at 2</em>.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.pan-harmonia.org">http://www.pan-harmonia.org</a></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 18:11:46 +0000 Dick Kowal 10746 at http://wcqs.org Friday at 2: A French Feast for Winds Friday at 2: The Lovestruck Suckers http://wcqs.org/post/friday-2-lovestruck-suckers <p></p><p></p><p>This Friday at 2 join us for another program from our performance studio as Lovestruck Suckers join Dick Kowal to play and talk about their music.&nbsp; Made up of singer-songwritier Silas Durocher and members of the Opal String Quartet (Mariya Potapova, violin; Kara Poorbaugh, viola, and Franklin Keel, cello) Lovestruck Suckers' music&nbsp;explores themes such as heartbreak, love, and how to find beauty and motivation in a capricious world.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:45:04 +0000 Dick Kowal 10494 at http://wcqs.org Friday at 2: The Lovestruck Suckers