by Maggie Molloy The benefits of playing the piano are vast: increased literacy, intellectual and creative growth, improved social skills and confidence—the list goes on and on! Here are just a few of the top reasons to study piano:
The career of retiring KING FM Program Director defined radio innovation and musical friendship By Geoffrey Larson Bryan Lowe, who became Program Director of 98.1 Classical KING FM in 2006, retires today after a 37.5-year broadcasting career under
KING FM announcer Sean MacLean, our radio host for NW Focus and NW Focus LIVE, shares his top local concert picks for the month of June! June 1 and 3: Seattle Symphony brings to life a rare
With four Grammy Awards, an impressively varied discography, and a continuing solo career spanning the whole world, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter now releases an album of charming short works and concerto fragments. She spoke with KING FM’s Dave
Show your support for Classical KING FM during GiveBIG on May 10 and your dollars will be matched. Don’t want to wait? Schedule your gift now! Click here to donate. During GiveBIG 2017, a match of $50,000
Check up on the past winners of the KING FM Young Artist Awards! Click here for more information on this year’s competition, and to submit your entry. Marié Rossano, violin (2012) Marié Rossano became a member of the
Pianist Sophia Subbayya Vastek explores the intersection of her Indian heritage and her Western music training in her new album, Histories. Second Inversion gives a first listen.
Who knew Tom and Jerry could play the piano? Visit our Family Resource page for on-demand playlists featuring kid-friendly classical music cartoons and more!
Second Inversion premieres a new video of Christopher Cerrone’s Memory Palace: a vivid mosaic of music and memory inspired by the method of loci.
by Sean MacLean How public, like a frog To tell your name the livelong June To an admiring bog! My dear Emily Dickinson, let me croak it out for you. This admiring Northwest Bog craves great local performances!
Sure you’ve heard the music of Beethoven, but have you ever heard the music of Bearthoven? Second Inversion reviews their eclectic debut album, Trios.
Minimalist polymath Max Richter reimagines three wide-ranging Virginia Woolf novels through music in his latest album. Second Inversion gives a first listen.
For a composer who once created an entire piece out of silence, John Cage certainly had a lot to say. Second Inversion offers a glimpse into the composer’s diary.