What’s Classical California? KUSC Los Angeles and KDFC San Francisco, the 2 largest classical and solely 24/7 music radio stations in California, have had an ongoing partnership since 2011. Classical California is our new model title designed to make use of the ability of that partnership to do extra with digital choices and occasions whereas
What’s Classical California?
KUSC Los Angeles and KDFC San Francisco, the 2 largest classical and solely 24/7 music radio stations in California, have had an ongoing partnership since 2011. Classical California is our new model title designed to make use of the ability of that partnership to do extra with digital choices and occasions whereas sustaining the independence of the 2 stations which have served California audiences for many years.
Why are KUSC and KDFC combining efforts as Classical California?
By strengthening and enhancing our partnership, we will give you, our listeners, extra of the digital providers, occasions, and options you’ve requested. Alternate music streams, video content material, group occasions that may be shared extra broadly, and youngsters’s actions are some examples.
Such as you, we imagine within the energy of classical music and the chance to make use of every stations’ attain and energy to nurture the love of classical music past the cities we serve. It’s a possibility to introduce the fantastic thing about classical music to new generations, interact with individuals who aren’t but listening to classical, and provide excellent occasions for communities within the cities the place we’re established, in addition to for communities we don’t at present serve.
Does the collaboration between KDFC and KUSC imply there is just one station?
No, there’ll proceed to be two stations and every will retain its native id and focus. Nonetheless, collaboration will enable programming initiatives to be shared throughout the community, plus particular occasions and digital content material will enable us to attach with those that reside past the attain of our airwaves.
Will Classical California lead to any main modifications to present listeners’ expertise with their native station?
No, the native radio expertise will not be affected. Your favourite hosts are usually not going wherever. Classical California gives extra alternatives for listeners to expertise the calming and delightful music they at present get pleasure from. Hosts, along with our web sites and social media outreach, will rejoice all of the methods Classical California occasions and actions might be loved throughout your complete state.
Does my donation nonetheless go to help my native station?
Sure, every station will stay listener supported so your assist is crucial and really a lot appreciated. As our attain expands to new listeners, their donations will enable us so as to add thrilling new choices and occasions to learn everybody.
What are some particular actions each stations will take collectively?
We’ve already launched new Classical California streams just like the Classical California Final Playlist, constructed from listener enter throughout the state. Different particular occasions and actions being developed embody initiatives to unfold the love of classical music to youngsters and youthful generations and to create distinctive occasions that attraction to the aficionado in addition to the novice simply discovering the thrill of classical music.
Will Classical California create a brand new web site?
Sure, nevertheless, listeners will nonetheless have the ability to attain native station web sites KUSC.org and KDFC.com.
As well as, a brand new web site, ClassicalCalifornia.org simply launched. Within the coming months, a brand new model of this web site will present entry to shared content material and programming. Classical California may even launch a wide range of classical streams and movies on all of our websites and smartphone apps that nurture a love of classical music past the radio listening expertise.
How can I be taught extra about Classical California, ask questions, and share suggestions?
Join the Classical California enewsletter at ClassicalCalifornia.org or attain out on-line at [email protected]; our workforce is raring to reply your whole questions.
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Classical KUSC, positioned within the USC constructing in downtown Los Angeles, broadcasts hand-picked commercial-free classical performances, skilled music commentary and protection of the humanities in Southern California. The listener-supported station has been broadcasting for greater than 60 years as a broadcast service of the College of Southern California at 91.5(FM) in Los Angeles and Santa Clarita, 88.5 KPSC in Palm Springs, 91.1 KDSC in Thousand Oaks, 93.7 KDB in Santa Barbara and 99.7 KESC in Morro Bay/San Luis Obispo. It’s live-streamed at kusc.org, attracting listeners from across the globe.