Press Releases & Events
Tue November 24, 2009
Public Radio Service WKMS Continues "Company for the Holidays" Programming
By Jenni Todd
Murray, KY – Murray, KY. WKMS-FM, the listener-supported public radio service and NPR member station from Murray State University continues its seasonal broadcast of "Company for the Holidays" programming weekly through New Year's Day 2010. The following features air Monday, November 30, through Friday, December 11.
Monday, November 30 at Noon
A Carolina Christmas from Biltmore Estate, with Kathy Mattea - Enjoy Appalachian folk traditions and those native to the Carolinas with two-time female vocalist of the year, Kathy Mattea.
Friday, December 4
7 p.m. Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs - This concert is a holiday tradition as the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges sing spirituals & carols.
8 p.m. Christmas with Madrigalia - Rochester, New York's chamber choir Madrigalia performs the O Magnum Mysterium Mass by 16th century Spanish composer Tomas Luis de Victoria live at St. Anne Churc
Monday, Dec. 7 at Noon
Tinsel Tales- NPR Christmas Favorites - Hear David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk and other favorite NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season.
Friday, Dec. 11
7 p.m. Christmas Around the Country - NPR takes us to churches to concert halls across the nation in search of performances that best express the holiday season.
8 p.m. Welcome Christmas - Philip Brunelle and his distinguished choir VocalEssence offer a holiday concert. This ensemble is A Prairie Home Companion regular.
You can see the entire "Company for the Holidays" program schedule, as well as a schedule for all WKMS programming, online at wkms.org.
WKMS broadcasts at 91.3 FM with 100,000 watts, at 91.3 WKMS HD-1(a digital version of our analog channel) and 91.3 WKMS HD-2 (with all classical music). You can also hear the station at translators 92.1 FM, Paducah; 105.1 FM Madisonville; 99.5 FM Paris, Tennessee; and via two distinct programming streams at wkms.org, where the station offers extensive web resources regarding its programming and more. For further information call 800-599-4737.