Our schedule of when KMFA programs are on the air: Click HERE to PRINT a copy of this schedule.
Each weekday from 6 am to 8 pm, KMFA’s local hosts bring you selections from the Kent Kennan Memorial Library. Evenings and weekends offer a mix of nationally syndicated and locally hosted programs, several of which are highlighted as KMFA Presents each night at 9 pm.
Ancient Voices is a one-hour program showcasing music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and early Baroque…from sonorous medieval chant and polyphony to delightful renaissance madrigals and consort music to magnificent baroque cantatas and keyboard music. Ancient Voices is hosted by Sara Hessel, music director of KMFA, who discovered her love of early music while studying at the University of Amsterdam. Sundays at 10 am and Mondays at 9 pm.
Choral Classics explores the rich world of choral music. This one-hour program is produced by Jeffrey Blair, weekday morning host and production manager of KMFA. Sundays at 5 pm and Tuesdays at 9 pm.
Classical Guitar Alive! The only nationally syndicated guitar radio program in the U.S. is produced right here at KMFA. Host Tony Morris highlights music and interviews with the world’s leading guitarists, sharing the beauty and passion of classical guitar. Sundays at 7 pm and Thursdays at 9 pm.
Classical Austin provides a weekly look at upcoming classical events in the Austin area, with interviews and concert previews. Hosted by KMFA’s midday classical host, Dianne Donovan. Sundays at 11 am and Wednesdays at 9 pm.
Dinner Music is a two hour program of music selected to help you ease from the day into evening. Lots of great music presented with minimal talk. Weeknights from 6 to 8 pm.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is a daily weekday program that delves into classical music with weekly themes ranging from the lives of composers to explorations of cultures, musical styles, and time periods. Known for many years as the host of St. Paul Sunday, McGlaughlin is a Peabody Award-winning radio host, beloved by listeners for his cheerful, open, and down-to-earth personality and his accessible presentation of classical music. Weeknights at 8 pm.
Fiesta! is a program devoted to Latino concert music, and features artistically significant compositions from Latin America, Spain and Portugal, hosted by Uruguayan-born composer Elbio Barilari. Sundays at 8 pm.
Film Score Focus is a weekly journey into the realm of music written for, or featured in, movies. Film score composer Brian Satterwhite is a knowledgeable and passionate guide. Saturdays at 5 pm and Fridays at 9 pm.
From the Top, hosted by acclaimed concert pianist Christopher O'Riley, is National Public Radio’s weekly program showcasing the music, stories, and unique humor of America's best young classical musicians. Saturdays at 11 am and Sundays at 4 pm.
Pianoforte celebrates the art of the piano and traces the evolution of music written for keyboard. Host Jules Brandon highlights both local and international pianists performing timeless compositions. Saturdays at 9 pm.
Pipeworks with host Chris Teel explores music written for the pipe organ. Sundays at 9 pm.
Sunday Baroque with Suzanne Bona starts Sunday mornings off right with four hours of bright and beautiful music from Bach, Telemann, Handel and countless other Baroque masters. Sundays at 6 am.
Throughout the year, KMFA offers a line-up of seasonal programs, including the Toll Brothers Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast series (December through May), From the Butler School of Music with host Dan Welcher (October through May), and concerts from some of the leading orchestras and chamber music ensembles.
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