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Saturday Afternoon Concerts on KSPC 88.7FM

Art for Saturday Afternoon Concerts at KSPC

KSPC broadcasts selected concerts from the 2011-2019 seasons

Tune in at 1pm to Hear Concerts from Past Seasons

This semester we again join with our campus radio station KSPC 88.7FM to offer rewinds of concerts from past seasons featuring Pomona College faculty, student ensembles and guests. The show is available both on-air and online two Saturdays each month at 1pm. We hope that you will tune in to 88.7FM or listen online to the live stream and enjoy these hand-picked programs.


Friday Noon Concert with Carolyn Beck and Friends
23–Saturday, 1 p.m. • Originally recorded Nov. 1, 2019
Carolyn Beck, bassoon; Sakura Tsai and Alfred Cramer, violins; Kira Blumberg, viola; Kyle Champion, cello
Music by Bizet, Hersant and Jacob


Plethora of Plucked Strings
6–Saturday, 1 p.m. • Originally recorded Feb. 13, 2016
Jack Sanders, lute and guitars; Jason Yoshida theorbo and lute; and Lucas Harris ’96, lute and guitars
Music by Brouwer, Cutting, Da Milano, Danyel, Johnson, L’Hoyer, Matteis, Robinson and Vivaldi

The Music of Karl Kohn
20–Saturday, 1 p.m. • Originally recorded Nov. 10, 2019
Rachel Rudich, flute; Gayle Blankenburg and Karl Kohn, pianos; Jack Sanders, guitar; Sarah Thornblade, violin; and flute students – Ilana Shapiro, Kendall Lowery and Hannah Caris
Music by Karl Kohn
Printed program available on our Concert Programs webpage


Pomona College Band
6–Saturday, 1 p.m. • Originally recorded Nov. 17, 2019
Stephen Klein, conductor with Leslie Schroerlucke, clarinet
Music by Tom Flaherty, Finzi, Schumann, Bizet, Dubon, Arvanitis and King
Printed program available on our Concert Programs webpage

Organ Music from Bridges Hall of Music
20–Saturday, 1 p.m. • Originally recorded Feb. 2, 2020
William Peterson, organist
Music by Buxtehude, Sweelinck, Frescobaldi, Bruhns, Franck


East Meets West • Originally recorded Mar. 6, 2011
3–Saturday, 1 p.m.
The Eclipse String Quartet (Sara Parkins and Sarah Thornblade, violins; Alma Lisa Fernandez, viola; Maggie Parkins, cello) with Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano; Michael Friedmann & Hsuanwei Fan ’12 narrators
Music by Schoenberg, Ge Gan-ru, and Zhou Long
Concert Program

Plucked String Extravaganza
17–Saturday, 1 p.m. • Originally recorded Feb. 22, 2015
Jack Sanders, baroque and classical guitars; Jason Yoshida theorbo and baroque lute; Joti Rockwell, mandolin
Music by Gaultier, Giuliani, Kohn and Vivaldi
Plucked Strings Program


Jazz Ensemble
8–Saturday, 1 p.m.• Originally recorded April 27, 2018
Barb Catlin, director with special guests Katisse Buckingham, performer and poet and Scott Graff, vocalist
Music by Katisse Buckingham, Michael Conrad, Alan Ferber, John Hollenbeck and Maria Schneider
PROGRAM forthcoming

Celebrating Bernstein at 100
22–Saturday, 1 p.m. • Originally recorded Nov. 4, 2018
Melissa Givens, soprano; Gary Bovyer, clarinet; Maggie Parkins, cello; Jennie Jung and Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano
Music by Leonard Bernstein
PROGRAM forthcoming


All programs subject to change or cancellation