picture of Daniel Goldmark
Case Western Reserve University

What makes cartoon music so funny? We ask musicologist Daniel Goldmark about the history of music for cartoons ahead of his visit to the MSU College of Music. 

Timothy Muffitt photo
Courtesy photo / Lansing Symphony Orchestra

The Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s second MasterWorks concert of the year is tonight. We talk with conductor Timothy Muffitt about what’s on the program.

Alan Gilbert photo
Chris Lee / The New York Philharmonic

Current State's Jamie Paisley speaks with the music director of the New York Philharmonic, Maestro Alan Gilbert, about the orchestra’s three day residency this weekend at the University of Michigan. That includes leading a performance at Michigan Stadium Saturday.

Bill Brohn photo
Courtesy photo / MSU Alumni Association

Flint native and MSU alumnus Bill Brohn has played a major role in London’s West End and on Broadway with his work on "Miss Saigon," "Ragtime" and "Wicked." Current State talks with Bill Brohn about his role in this weekend’s MSU homecoming.

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Scott Pohl / WKAR

Our Live Music Friday guest this week is local guitarist and singer Drew Howard. He’s played with everyone from Steppin’ In It to Bo Diddley.