This Wednesday (April 15th) at 8:06 PM, you can turn your dial to 102.1 FM and listen to the WMU Cello Quartet Cellicatessen on WMUK’s Let’s Hear It.
WMUK is my default station as I commute around the greater Kalamazoo area. So I was very excited when our host, Cara Lieurance, invited Adriana Fernandez Vizcaino, Allyson Perez Monsanto, Jordan Hamilton, and me into the Yoshimi Takeda Performance Studio to play some of our repertoire and talk about our lives as cellists. On the program, you can expect to hear music by Astor Piazzolla, Johann Strauss Jr., Julius Klengel, an original composition by our own Allyson Monsanto, and even a couple arrangements by yours truly. Topics of discussion in our interview session range from some colorful biographical information to our views on what makes being a cellist great. If you are interested to know more about WMUK's Let's Here It, you can find past programs here http://wmuk.org/term/lets-hear-it or follow WMUK on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/wmuk102. A special thanks to Cara Lieurance for producing our session, Martin Klemm our sound engineer, and the staff at WMUK.
I don’t want to give away too much since I want you to tune in, either on the radio or online at http://wmuk.org/, but here is a recording of the one of the songs that was arranged specially for this program: