Introducing 'Forte' Featuring Area Student Musicians

Sep 18, 2014

The new original series from WKAR debuts Oct. 4 with Owosso High School Symphony Band.

From the rigor of the rehearsal room, to the bright lights of the stage, Forté presents heartwarming stories of Michigan high school band and orchestra programs as students prepare for competition at State Festival. Hosted by WKAR's Peter Whorf, the new original series from WKAR debuts Oct. 4 with Owosso High School Symphony Band. Episodes that follow feature band and orchestra high school groups from Charlotte, Lowell, Carson City, Williamston and Holly.

Forte airs 5:30 p.m. Saturdays on WKAR-HD (23.1) beginning Oct. 4, with replays on WKAR World (23.2, check listings in October).

Forte is one of several new, original programs debuting this fall from WKAR. Mid-Michigan fans of quality television and radio have a lot to look forward to in the months ahead, as WKAR launches four new, original programs and adds some fresh twists to long-time favorites. There’s music, news, science, lifestyle and more on the air, online and created especially for the mid-Michigan community.