FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 24, 2013
WQED-FM TO BE THE MEDIA SPONSOR FOR WVU KEYBOARD FESTIVAL
PITTSBURGH—WQED-FM 89.3 is the official media sponsor for West Virginia University’s Keyboard Festival to be held June 24–28 at the Creative Arts Center in Morgantown, WV. With the desire to gather together outstanding pianists, piano teachers and keyboard artists throughout the nation, the event will feature a variety of concerts, both classical and jazz.
On Friday June 28th, Jim Cunningham, host of the QED Morning Show, will broadcast live from WVU Keyboard Festival. From 6-9am, Jim will be live from Bloch Hall in the Creative Arts Center on the WVU Campus with guest interviews and live performances. At 2pm, Jim Cunningham will host a live broadcast of the Keyboard Festival’s Classic Competition Winner’s Concert in Bloch Hall.
Aside from competitions and concerts, the festival is also including clinics, workshops, master classes and piano teacher panel discussions. For more information about the WVU Keyboard Festival, visit the event’s website at http://music.wvu.edu/keyboardfestival. WQED-FM 89.3’s broadcasts are made possible by WVU School of Music.
WQED Pittsburgh has a proud history of honors, including 134 National and Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards, an Academy Award, and many, many others, including two Emmy® Awards for Station Excellence. WQED was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQED Showcase; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; the Pittsburgh Concert Channel at WQED-HD2 (89.3-2FM) and online at www.wqed.org/fm; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org) and iQ: smartmedia, WQED’s Educational initiative (www.wqed.org/edu).