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ZERO CROSSINGS – JULY 20, 2015, FEATURING PRINCIPALS FROM THE ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC

Today’s show featured an interview with Diane Bishop, principal bassoonist and Jamie Strefeler, principal oboist with the Orlando Philharmonic. They came to talk about their musical experiences and discuss their July 20 program at the Plaza Live featuring Anton Reicha’s

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Zero Crossings – April 20, 2015 – Mark Fischer

Today’s show featured an interview with the Orlando Philharmonic’s principal horn Mark Fischer, who came to the studio to discuss his upcoming performance of Haydn’s Horn Concerto No. 1 on a concert that also featured Schubert’s (Unfinished) 8th Symphony, and

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Zero Crossings – March 16, 2015 – conductor Leslie Dunner

Today’s show featured an interview with Leslie Dunner, who is a finalist candidate for the post of Music Director with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. On Saturday, March 21 at 8PM Dunner will lead the Orlando Philharmonic through a program that

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Zero Crossings – February 09, 2015 – Dirk Meyer

This show featured an interview with conductor Dirk Meyer, who is a finalist candidate for the post of Music Director with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. In part the show was devoted to promoting an upcoming February 21 concert of the

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Zero Crossings – January 05, 2015 – Eric Jacobsen and Wu Man

This featured the return of New York-based cellist and conductor Eric Jacobsen, who is a finalist candidate for the post of Music Director with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as an interview with Wu Man, who will be performing

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Zero Crossings – December 15, 2014 – Eric Jacobsen

The show began with an interview with New York-based cellist and conductor Eric Jacobsen, who is a finalist candidate for the post of Music Director with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. The music aired during the program included: Vijay Iyer –

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Zero Crossings – December 8, 2014 – Robert Carpenter and the Tuba

The focus of today’s show was recent music for tuba, because for the second half of the show I conducted an interview with Robert Carpenter, the principal tubist for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Oystein Baadsvik – Fnugg, from Tuba Carnival

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Quick Bio

CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

Read more in the biography section.