Mona Seghatoleslami


Mona Seghatoleslami
Mona Seghatoleslami is the host and producer of Classical 91.5 FM weekdays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. She also hosts Live From Hochstein Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m.  

Before joining WXXI Mona was Classical music announcer for West Virginia Public Radio, where she also produced radio features and wrote the "Classically Speaking" blog. Originally from New Jersey, Mona studied musicology and library science at Indiana University in Bloomington, and Viola Performance at Illinois State University in Normal. While at school in Indiana, she was first introduced to radio work at WFIU Bloomington. In her free time, Mona likes to play music – including viola, electric bass, and ukulele, attend concerts, and read science fiction.

Coming up with Mona Seghatoleslami

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 12:01pm
Violinist Pia Liptak and pianist Ines Draskovic bring us a program of music by Maurice Ravel, George Antheil, and Aaron Copland.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:10pm
This week on Live from Hochstein, the Antara Winds are “Startin' Sumthin'” with music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, Lars-Erik Larsson, and Jeff Scott (of Imani Winds).
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 12:10pm
"Going for Glory: A Preview of EuphoNY 2014" features the dynamic and diverse music of living New York State composers written especially for Gibbs & Main in styles ranging from classical to rock, Latin to hip hop.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 12:10pm
Come out to hear the Kilbourn Saxophone Quartet play music for four saxophones from four countries on the exciting finale of this spring season of Live from Hochstein.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:10pm
Stop by or tune in to hear music by American romantic Arthur Foote and the world premiere of “Groovet” by Shawn Hundley.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 12:10pm
Spend your lunchtime with music for solo viola by Johann Sebastian Bach, as played by world-renowned violist and Eastman professor George Taylor.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 12:10pm
Madrigalia returns with sacred and holiday favorites in their inimitable style, led by guest conductor Cary Ratcliffe.

 

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