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Host, Midday Music
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Sarah Zaslaw is the host of Midday Music and The ASO on GPB. She joined GPB Radio’s music department in 1998. Her first weekly show, A Musical Offering, won the Georgia Association of Broadcasters’ Gabby Award for best locally produced program in 2000. Since that year she has shared classical music and lunchtime company with thousands across the state on Midday Music.

Her 2006 Mozart special K is for Koechel was picked up by stations nationwide. In 2008, Sarah also took on hosting The ASO on GPB, for which she has interviewed such artists as Joshua Bell, Alan Gilbert, Yefim Bronfman and Hilary Hahn.

Sarah grew up in Ithaca, New York and started violin at age four. Her first radio experience came during college, at WHRB in Cambridge, Mass. She has a bachelor of arts in European history from Harvard and a master of arts from the University of Michigan.

She worked for a while as a book editor before moving to Atlanta and putting her interests in music, languages and communications back to use in classical radio.

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Recent Blog Posts

Of the six friends of the couple playing at this wedding, only two make their living as instrumentalists. (Photo: Jon Reis.)

Do-It-Yourself Music: In Praise of Amateurs

On the radio I play you recordings by professional musicians, I promote professional concerts and I cheer on the pros who add so much to our cultural life. But here’s a confession: I have a weak spot...

GPB Radio control room in the thick of a drive.  Left to right: Pat Marcus, Eric Nauert, Sarah Zaslaw.

Behind the scenes at a GPB Radio fund drive

October! GPB’s fall on-air fundraising campaign! Pledge drive! Busy! No time to blog in complete sentences, let alone well-sculpted paragraphs! Rest of life on pause! Contrast, if you will: Five...

CSU Chamber Choir (photo from Schwob School of Music)

The secret source of FREE concerts near you: Colleges across Georgia

Sometimes we overlook what’s right under our noses. Do you have any idea how much music-making goes on on Georgia’s campuses? Fall through spring, colleges and universities across the state open...

The Macon-based Cortona Trio

What's intimate, passionate and exciting to watch? Chamber music! (Of course.)

Do you like your music up close and personal? Let's look at what's so great about live chamber music in general, and then let’s talk Georgia chamber music in particular. There’s a lot going on....

The Atlanta Symphony has a new contract

The music will go on. Yesterday the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra administration and the musicians’ union announced a new collective bargaining agreement. This means the 2012–13 concert season will...

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