A variety of small ensembles from the Northern Michigan University music department will be featured during a holiday radio program to air on WNMU-FM, Public Radio 90. The one-hour show will air at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, and at 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21.
The NMU groups that recorded music for the program include a string ensemble directed by Barbara Rhyneer, a vocal octet directed by Erin Colwitz, The Far North Brass Band and the NMU Jazz Combo, both directed by Mark Flaherty.
Since 2001, WNMU-FM has been collaborating with the Communication and Performance Studies department for on-air productions. The ensembles were recorded by graduate student Dan Zini in the CAPS recording studio.