Classical KUSC Press Releases

KUSC Press Releases

To send a press release to KUSC, email

KUSC Press Releases

Stories 1 to 10 of 15

Santa Barbara Radio Stations KDB and KQSC to Go Silent for a Few Hours Early Thursday Morning, Aug. 28

CONTACT: Allison Engel 213/740-1927allison.engel@usc.eduDownload PDF  Santa Barbara listeners to commercial classical music station KDB (93.7 FM) and KQSC (88.7 FM), the nonprofit public station operated by Classical KUSC, will hear silence at midnight Wednesday, Aug. 27, as the stations go off the air for a few hours while ... Read More

KUSC's Gail Eichenthal in China Covering String Competition

CONTACT: Allison Engel 213/740-1927 Download PDF Classical KUSC's Gail Eichenthal is in Harbin, China, and will be covering the newly launched Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition for the station. Eichenthal, the executive producer of KUSC and its sister station in San Francisco, Classical KDFC, will be reporting ... Read More

Classical KUSC to Operate Santa Barbara Classical Station

CONTACT: Allison Engel 213/740-1927Download PDF Upon approval by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), commercial classical music station KDB in Santa Barbara will be operated by Classical KUSC, a nonprofit public station, it was announced by Brenda Barnes, president of USC Radio. KDB, operating at 93.7 FM, dates to ... Read More

Radio Waves: Classical KUSC to Broadcast on Friday Afternoons from the Beach

CONTACT: Allison Engel 213/740-1927 allison.engel@usc.eduDownload PDF    Listeners often say that Classical KUSC’s music transports them to a happier place, and now it literally will be true. Starting Aug. 23, weekday afternoon announcer Rich Capparela will be broadcasting Fridays from his home studio in Santa Monica, where he has ... Read More

Ken and Natalie Klein Give $1 Million to Classical KDFC

CONTACT: Allison 213/740-1927Download PDFAPRIL 23, 2013 -- USC Trustee Ken Klein and his wife, Natalie, co-chair of the advisory board for Classical KDFC Radio in San Francisco, have given $1 million to support the station. Their gift will provide initial funding for the station’s endowment as ... Read More

Trying to Place That Song? There's an App for That

Discover songs written about places with Geotunes, a new Spotify app from KUSC Interactive.JAN. 14, 2013 - From bustling cities to soaring mountains, physical locations have inspired songwriters everywhere. With the help of Geotunes, a new Spotify app from KUSC Interactive, finding songs written about the world around us ... Read More

"It's OK to Sing Along With the Radio," Says Host of Pacific Chorale's Holiday Concert Airing Dec. 9 on KUSC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Contact:  Gail Eichenthal  213/225-7400 or Kelsey McConnell  213/225-7504Download PDF When you pair one of America's great adult choirs, Pacific Chorale, with the Southern California Children's Concert Chorus, add a magnificent organist and symphony musicians, and turn them loose with traditional carols and modern holiday music, ... Read More

Classical KUSC Launches App for Digital Tours of Concert Halls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Chris Mendez, 213/225-7470Download PDF     LOS ANGELES, CA --- Exploring the most beautiful concert halls and opera houses across the globe now can be done from the comfort of your own iPad with WorldVenues, a new geolocation app created by Classical KUSC. From the ... Read More


PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDownload PDFLos Angeles  -  March 19, 2012Classical KUSC and Performing Arts LIVE announce a partnership that will greatly expand the event listing information available on the KUSC website. Under the arrangement, Performing Arts LIVE will provide updated classical music event information from ... Read More


New York, NY– January 20, 2012 – Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, the leading media company in America with a greater reach in the U.S. than any other radio or television outlet, announced today that KCRW, a Los Angeles-based public radio station with a worldwide fan base, and KUSC, one ... Read More
Stay in the Loop

Receive our free monthly email newsletter filled with informative

commentary, news of upcoming events, special programming, one-time-only offers and much more. Sign up now!