Morning Classical

Monday - Friday, 7am to 10am on Classical IPR

Join Kate Botello on Classical IPR weekday mornings from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. Tune in for a wide variety of classical music with an occasionally eclectic bent - you might catch a show tune or a jazz standard here and there!

Kate also blogs about the birthdays of famous composers, offbeat facts in Classical music and other points of interest.  She hosts musical guests, interviews, and regularly invites expert community members to join her on-air to share their knowledge and love of music.

Kate's Morning Classical program has some regular features during the week, including -

Monday - Friday, 7:40 a.m. - The Kids' Commute

Tune in for classical music aimed to educate and entertain the younglings, trapped in the car on the way to school. Find out more about The Kids' Commute!

Tuesday mornings, 9:00 a.m. - Short Suites

Each Tuesday, Kate plays a "Short Suite" - two pieces of music that go together, in one way or the other.  Submit your own idea or learn more about Short Suites.

Wednesday mornings, 9:00 a.m. - Long Play Wednesday

Luxuriate in a full symphony or a nice, long concerto to help you get through Hump Day.

Friday mornings before 10:00 a.m. - Friday Dance Party!

Kickstart your weekend with the last piece of music that Kate plays on Friday mornings - dance tunes by way of the Renaissance, symphonic dances, or folk dance suites.

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Guest Host, Morning Classical
5:40 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

BONUS TRACKS: TSO Civic Ensembles Conductor Lynne Tobin Shares Favorites For Upcoming Season

Lynne Tobin

Lynne Tobin,  Director of the Traverse City Civic Ensembles, spent an early morning hour in Studio B co-hosting an early hour with Kate Botello. Lynne brought great music with her, including highlights from the upcoming holiday concert season. She even brought us a double-header Kids' Commute!

TSO Civic Ensembles Conductor and Director Lynne Tobin shares favorites from the upcoming season, live on Morning Classical.

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Guest Host, Morning Classical
8:27 am
Tue November 26, 2013

BONUS TRACKS: IAA Film Instructor Shares Favorite Film Scores

Lesley Tye, instructor of film and screenwriting at IAA

Interlochen Arts Academy Instructor of Film and Screenwriting drops by Studio B to guest host Morning Classical with Kate Botello! Lesley shared some of her favorite film music with listeners.  Click to listen.

IAA Instructor of Screenwriting and Film, Lesley Tye, spends an hour on Morning Classical with Kate Botello, featuring film scores and the use of music in film.

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Kids' Commute
2:10 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Submit Your Greeting For The Kids' Commute

Are you tuned in to Classical IPR weekday mornings around 7:40 for the Kids' Commute?  We start out the Kids' Commute with the voices it's intended for - kids!  We'd love to hear more of your voices.  

Here's how to hear YOUR voice on the Kids' Commute:

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