Programs A-Z

All classical music, all the time.

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A selection of fine classical music.

Mid-Michigan's source for classical music weekday evenings, overnight, holidays and specials. 365 days of the year, and more than 60 hours per week.

Performance highlights from the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, MSU College of Music ensembles, and more. Recorded at concert performances in our mid-Michigan community.

The spirit and energy of community music is captured in this half-hour musical documentary. Narrated by singer/songwriter Jen Sygit and recorded at Michigan festivals and community sings in 2010 and 2011.

View Full Episodes at video.wkar.org  and with PBS App for iPad/iPhone and in the PBS Channel on

MSU College of Music Dean James Forger is our guest host on WKAR 90.5 Classical on Wednesday, October 24 at 1:00PM.  WKAR station manager Peter Whorf joins Dean Forger for 2 hours of his favorite music from Bach and Rachmaninoff to Joplin and...

FolkAlley.com went online in September 2003, offering live-streaming music over the Internet 24 hours a day. The hosted stream is produced by WKSU-FM in Kent, OH, which also built and maintains the web site. The Folk Alley...

The best of folk music.

The Folk Sampler is a syndicated radio program of folk, traditional, bluegrass and blues coming to you from the foothills of the Ozarks since 1978. The Folk Sampler is about gardens and home grown tomatoes. It's about making things with your...

Jazz 24/7, including The Dan Bayer Jazz Show

Monthly live broadcast from Cook Recital Hall on the campus of Michigan State University, featuring performances by MSU College of Music faculty. Listen Live online on 90.5 WKAR and

Listen Live to AM870 NewsTalk

El Chayo Cervantes hosts music and information for mid-Michigan's Spanish speaking community.

Primarily Piano is WKAR's newest music series, dedicated to great keyboard performers and composers. Hosted by WKAR's Peter Whorf, Primarily Piano features an hour of piano masters from around the globe, across the country and here in Mid...

A weekly offering of recorded jazz, sampling old standards and new releases.

One of NPR's most popular music programs is created in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands. When you turn your radio on, you're there too.

On The Thistle & Shamrock®, award-winning...

Featuring the latest classical recordings from around the globe, across the country and here in mid-Michigan. WKAR's Peter Whorf is your host for the latest orchestral, chamber, choral and contemporary music, plus interviews with today's best...

A one-hour weekly broadcast devoted to the music of wind bands hosted by MSU alumnus Doug Brown. The show features wind symphonies, ensembles, orchestras, concert bands, symphonic bands, and brass bands; with small brass, reed, and percussion...