FY07 Arts on Radio and Television
Indianapolis Symphony, $10,000
To support the production and distribution of the radio series Indianapolis On-The-Air. Featuring the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the 13-part series is heard on more than 250 radio stations.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, $5,000
To support the production of a series of radio programs featuring live concert recordings. Produced by Classical KUSC, the series will include performances by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) led by music director Jeffrey Kahane.
Nashville Symphony, $10,000
To support the production of a series of radio programs featuring performances by the Nashville Symphony. American Encores will be a new 13-week series of one-hour programs that will present largely neglected or little-performed music by American composers.
New York Philharmonic, $40,000
To support the production of national radio broadcasts of performances by the New York Philharmonic from its 2007-08 season. Approximately three million listeners will hear each two-hour program in the 52-week series.
RELATED ARTS ON RADIO & TELEVISION GRANTS
Capital Concerts, $25,000
To support staging and related costs for The National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth, two patriotic concerts at the United States Capitol to be nationally broadcast live on PBS in 2007. A national television audience of 10 to 12 million watches these 90-minute programs each year.
From the Top, $60,000
To support the production of the public radio series From the Top. The weekly, hour-long radio program features performances by young classical musicians ages eight to 18, interviews, and appearances by guest artists.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, $150,000
To support the production and broadcast of the television series Live From Lincoln Center. In 2008, the series will be aired on PBS stations in all 50 states, reaching an average of five million viewers per program.
Minnesota Public Radio, $200,000
To support the production, acquisition, and national broadcast of classical music programming. In 2007-08, programs such as Performance Today, SymphonyCast, Saint Paul Sunday, Pipedreams, and classical music specials will reach millions of listeners each week.
National Public Radio, $75,000
To support the production, acquisition, and distribution of music programming for public radio. Through its Digital Music Initiative, NPR will create an extensive online Web site as a music resource for public radio stations and the public, and will offer new and archival musical performances to stations for broadcast.
Window to the World Communications, $50,000
To support the production and national distribution of the radio series Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. The series consists of weekday one-hour programs focusing on classical music in an informed, educational, and entertaining manner.