Michael Lyon talks with Keith Neisler, Carol Tschampl-Diesing and Doug Walker about the radio and television programs at OPS. Later, Michael talks to Fullerton Magnet Center teacher Karen Smith and some of her 3rd grade students, who recently visited Omaha Public Radio KIOS-FM.
Cindy Workman talks with Mike Markey, director of Shakespeare on the Green, about this year's lineup. Later, she talks with Heather Goertz and Stacey Mitchell about StoryCoach, a converted school bus which promotes literacy.
Trumpeter to appear with orchestra in final season performance
By Chris Cooke
Omaha, Nebraska – The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra (NJO) presents Trumpet Titan, the fifth and final concert of their season, this month. The concert will be held Friday, May 25 in Lincoln. Trumpeter Terell Stafford will join the NJO for this special night of music. The NJO is also proud to present the 2007 Young Jazz Artist winner, Gabriela Praetzel, on saxophone.
Closing installment of three part concert series features Phil Woods
By Chris Cooke
Omaha, Nebraska – The final installment of a three part concert series featuring the United States Air Force's premier jazz ensemble will air Friday on KIOS.
The Jazz Heritage Concert Series has showcased the United States Air Force Airmen of Note with special guests. The Airmen of Note is comprised of eighteen musicians who tour throughout the United States twice a year, one of the few big bands these days to do so.
Omaha, Nebraska – The Grand Olde Players Theatre will present their final jazz concert of the season this weekend with the Marty Marquez Celebrate Swing Quintet.
Marquez and his band will perform at 6pm Sunday night at the Theatre. There will be an open jam session in the theatre lobby at 5pm, allowing the students of music and the pros the opportunity to jam together and exchange musical ideas.
Omaha, NE – You may have missed the StoryCorps Mobile Storybooth and wondered whether there might be an opportunity to record your story. The answer is Yes! Inspired by StoryCorps, KIOS-FM brings Omaha's Story. This project continues the tradition of recording the extraordinary stories of everyday people. This is the chance for you and your loved ones to recount those special moments in your life.