Kevin Bartram, director of the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra, will be a featured guest on Classics Radio’s “Fine Arts This Week” to discuss the Philharmonic’s upcoming performances at the American Music Concert Series and the Independence Day Spectacular concert.
The interview will air Saturday, June 30 at 8 a.m. and Sunday, July 1 at 1 p.m. on WWED FM 89.5 Fredericksburg and WWEM FM 91.7 Lynchburg.
A concert by the UMW Faculty Brass Quintet, of which Bartram is a member, will be broadcast on Classics Radio on Friday, June 22 at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 23 at noon and 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 24 at noon. The quintet’s recent performance at Historic Market Square in Fredericksburg was captured by Classics Radio as the group performed music by contemporary American composers including George Gershwin, John Phillip Sousa and Leonard Bernstein. The ensemble features Bartram and UMW adjunct instructors Jim Ford and Gary Carper, along with musicians David Mersiovsky and Jeremy Cucco.