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WCPE “Preview!” Features Women’s Voices Chorus

04-28-2008 10:25 PM CET | Arts & Culture

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WCPE “Preview!” Features Women’s Voices Chorus
Interview with New Director to Air April 27, 2008

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (April 25, 2008)—WCPE, TheClassicalStation.org, announces today that its weekly program Preview! will feature an interview with Allan Friedman, artistic director of the Women’s Voices Chorus. The interview will air during the station’s Sunday, April 27 program that runs from 6-9 p.m. ET.

During the program, WCPE “Great Sacred Music” host Ken Hoover and Friedman will discuss the intricacies of the Chorus, as well as its upcoming spring concert being held May 4 at the University United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill.

“We will explore Friedman’s approach to the unique qualities of a chorus of all women's voices,” says Hoover. “A rich repertoire of music for women’s voices exists which Friedman hopes to expand.”

The Great Classical Music, 24 Hours a Day offered by WCPE transcends belief systems, being crafted by artists from all traditions, and listened to by a global audience reflective of the world’s diversity. 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.

About WCPE:
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.

About Allan Friedman:
Allen Friedman serves as artistic director of the Women’s Voices Chorus, the Triangle’s only community-based classical chorus for sopranos and altos located in a Chapel Hill, N.C. He is also a Duke University Assistant Conductor of the Duke Chapel Choir, directs the Duke Vespers Ensemble, as well as directs the Duke Divinity School Choir. Originally from Duluth, Minnesota, Friedman earned his BA in music at Duke University. In the fall of 1997, he studied at the University of Natal, Durban in South Africa. In addition to conducting, Dr. Friedman has studied composition with Marjorie Merryman at Boston University and Steven Jaffe at Duke University and has had several performances of his choral compositions, most notably his Holocaust Cantata "With Perfect Faith."

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WCPE
P.O. Box 897
Wake Forest, N.C. 27588

Media Contact:
Mike Gauss
919-232-5008
mike@articulon.com

About WCPE:
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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