WCPE Offers Special Programming Honoring Passover
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (April 11, 2008)—WCPE’s "Great Sacred Music" host Ken Hoover announces that the station will air special programming at 6 p.m. ET on April 19 honoring the Feast of Seder on Passover.
“It is a solemn and joyful celebration of God’s mercy in sparing the Jews from the plagues sent upon the Egyptians,” says Hoover. “WCPE’s observance is full of traditional songs and classical masterpieces set in motion by this very special holiday.”
TheClassicalStation.org has a long history of observing the Jewish High Holy Days. It goes back to the late Andrea Rosnick who shared her faith and love of Jewish tradition with listeners for many years. Listener response from many corners of the world has been positive and enthusiastic. The programs are broadcast each year at 6 p.m. ET on the eve of each specific Holy Day.
Passover is the Jewish holiday celebrated not in the Synagogue or Temple, but in the home around a meal with meaningful traditions. It is a seven-day holiday that reflects the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt. The first and last days are celebrated as a full festival that includes absenteeism from work, special prayer services and holiday meals.
The Great Classical Music offered by WCPE transcends belief systems. Reflective of the world's diversity, the music is crafted from all traditions and is listened to by a global audience. Found throughout WCPE’s programming are the traditions of people from all walks of life.
WCPE can be heard worldwide, 24/7, via the Web in multiple streaming formats, including the next generation IPv6. Visit TheClassicalsStation.org/internet.shtml to begin listening online.
Across North America, WCPE can be heard through cable television and radio transmission affiliates. For a complete list of affiliates and cable broadcasters, visit TheClassicalStation.org/rebroadcasters.shtml and TheClassicalStation.org/cable.shtml.
In central North Carolina and southern Virginia, WCPE is found on the radio at 89.7 FM.
For more information on WCPE, or to print a downloadable version of Quarter Notes, please visit TheClassicalStation.Org.
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Brian Van Norman
PO Box 897
Wake Forest, NC 27588
With a 30-year history, WCPE is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day. Community-minded business underwriters and foundations are among the 150,000 listeners in the North Carolina broadcast area. General Manager Deborah S. Proctor’s leadership has enabled the WCPE community to include national and worldwide listeners. Other radio stations and cable television systems can rebroadcast Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day. WCPE is one of the first public broadcasters to stream on the Internet. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. Quarter Notes, the WCPE Program Guide, is published four times a year as a means to enhance appreciation and understanding of classical music. It is distributed to station supporters and is also available online at TheClassicalStation.org/guide. For more information visit TheClassicalStation.Org or call 1-800-556-5178.
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