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Violinist Ellen Chavez de Leitner has performed with many orchestras, chamber ensembles, and as a soloist. On rare occasions, she also performs chamber music with her daughters, guitarist Genevieve Leitner and soprano vocalist Cecilia Leitner, as The Leitner Trio. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Ellen about her roots in classical music and the advantages and challenges of performing with her daughters.


The Deer and Their "Transcendental Texas" Sound

Feb 15, 2017
The Sound Floor

The music of The Deer, a band out of Austin, Texas, has been described as a marriage of "moody Americana with rapturous psychedelia, like two wings of one soaring bird." KSJD's Tom Yoder caught up with Grace Park, the lead vocalist and guitarist of The Deer, to talk about their music and what the audience can expect at their upcoming performance at the Sunflower Theatre.


Tom Yoder / KSJD

The KSJD Daytime Collective is new collaborative music show that will air on KSJD from 9-11am and 1-3pm on weekdays starting Monday, February 13th. KSJD's Austin Cope sat down with KSJD's Programming Director Tom Yoder to talk about the ideas behind the show, who will be hosting it, and what it will offer to KSJD's weekday daytime listeners.

Courtesy of Gregg McVicar

Have you ever wondered what the host of Undercurrents thinks about... beyond the super-chill discussions about the music he plays? Gregg McVicar is the host and producer of Undercurrents, which airs on 170 stations throughout the country, including KSJD. KSJD's Austin Cope sat down with Gregg to learn more about how he promotes diversity in the music he plays, and whether he’s always as chill as he sounds on the air.

Jason Hollinger

SouthWest Colorado Concerts has received a $4,000 grant from the Colorado Creative Industries Division of the Office of Economic Development.


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