NPR's From the Top program will air the week of September 20 nationwide on public radio stations. The show, which kicked off the 2010 Gettysburg Festival, was taped at the College's downtown Majestic Theater on June 18.
Locally, the show will air on the following NPR affiliates:
Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. on WITF 89.5 FM / 93.3 FM (Harrisburg/Chambersburg)
Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. on Classical WETA 90.9 FM (Washington, D.C.)
The show is also available online.
For the past decade, From the Top has been the preeminent showcase for America's best young musicians. Through award-winning NPR and PBS programs, online media, a national tour of live events, and education programs, From the Top shares the stories and performances of pre-collegiate musicians with millions each week.
From the Top is hosted by Christopher O'Riley and reaches more than 700,000 loyal listeners each week. From the Top has taped more than 200 radio broadcasts in America's premier concert halls - reaching more than 200,000 live audience members in 33 states.
Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition that includes Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate and other distinguished scholars among its alumni. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.
Contact: Kendra Martin, director of media relations & news content, 717.337.6801Posted: Fri, 24 Sep 2010
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