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Classical Music Goes Pop! An IdeaFestival Affiliate Event, co-presented with WUOL Radio
September 30, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Classical music is around us more than you think! From TV commercials, to famous movie scenes, to sporting event entrance announcements, classical makes our free time more dramatic and exciting than any of us could ever expect. Join WUOL’s Daniel Gilliam and Salon97’s Cariwyl Hebert for a fun and laid-back evening exploring some of the most famous uses of classical music in the popular culture universe.
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Daniel Gilliam is a composer (danielgilliam.com), and afternoon host and program director of Classical 90.5 WUOL (wuol.org). He’s currently working on new works for the Kentucky Center Chamber Players and violinist Rob Simonds. As a radio producer, Gilliam’s African American Voices won bronze in the 2014 New York Festivals International Radio Awards. Follow him on Twitter @danielgilliam.
Cariwyl Hebert is the founder of Salon97 (@salon97 on Twitter), a San Francisco-based non-profit making classical music fun and approachable for listeners across the U.S. and around the world. She is a two-time SXSW speaker and has presented events at venues across the country, including WQXR in New York, the San Francisco Public Library, and San Francisco’s de Young Museum. Because two lives are better than one, Cariwyl is also a web consultant specializing in social media and search engine marketing.