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 Melissa Dundis
Host, Classical 24

Melissa Dundis is our newest classical host.

Julie Amacher
Host, Classical 24

Julie Amacher's desire to introduce others to great music is what led her to radio.

Andrea Blain
Host, Classical 24

Andrea Blain was born and raised in the Midwest, but lived in Northern Ireland for 33 years, working as a freelance musician, teacher and journalist.

Scott Blankenship
Host, Classical 24

Scott Blankenship started his radio career in college when he began working as a volunteer at a local cable radio station, announcing alternative and new rock music.

Jeff Esworthy
Host, Classical 24

Jeff Esworthy has been a host of Classical 24 since 1996.

Valerie Kahler
Host, Classical 24

Valerie Kahler started playing cello and piano in 3rd grade, but didn't officially fall under the spell of classical music until high school when she began exploring her parents' LP collection.

Garrett McQueen
Host, Classical 24

You first heard Garrett McQueen when he filled in as the guest host of Performance Today. Now you can hear him all the time as the overnight host/producer of Classical 24.

Kevin O'Connor
Host, Classical 24

Kevin O'Connor grew up in a household where his father and boisterous Irish uncles would often noisily debate what was to be played on the turntable: Between the three brothers, and depending on the mood of the day, it wavered between Glenn Gould, Oscar Peterson and Gordon Lightfoot. (The brothers also hailed from Toronto).

Melissa Ousley
Host, Classical 24

Melissa Ousley stumbled into a career in broadcasting many years ago when she moved to Wichita, Kansas to be near her soon-to-be husband.

Mindy Ratner
Host, Classical 24

Mindy Ratner fell hopelessly in love with radio as an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she volunteered at an on-campus student station.

Elena See
Host, Classical 24

Elena See started her radio career in Minnesota in 2001, working as part of the production team for A Prairie Home Companion.

Steve Seel
Host, Classical 24

Steve Seel possesses a broad knowledge of many musical genres, having hosted radio programs ranging from classical to jazz and even avant-garde music at radio stations around the country.

Lynne Warfel
Host, Classical 24

Lynne Warfel celebrates 30 years as a broadcaster in 2014.

Ward Jacobson
Host, Classical 24

Ward Jacobson has enjoyed a radio career spanning over two decades as a morning show host and sportscaster, as well as producer/host of an interview program where he chatted with authors, musicians, politicians and newsmakers.

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