HISTORIC LIVE BROADCAST FROM WRTI

Andy Kahn; Ching-Yun Hu; WRTI General Manager, Bill Johnson; Jacobs Music Senior Vice President, Bob Rinaldi; WRTI Major Giving Officer, Tara Webb Duey at the WRTI first-ever live broadcast.

March 3, 2017 – For the first time ever, WRTI broadcast live from its Performance Studio as the station joined in the celebration of the 164th Anniversary of Steinway & Sons with a live, on-air performance by Steinway Artist, Ching-Yun Hu in an all-Rachmaninoff program hosted by WRTI’s Kevin Gordon. This was followed by jazz pianist, Andy Kahn with host, Jeff Duperon, as they explored the Great American Songbook. Both pianists performed on the station’s beautiful new Steinway Spirio. Thank you WRTI for joining Jacobs Music in this historic celebration of Steinway!

Steinway Artist, Ching-Yun Hu prior to her live broadcast from the WRTI Performance Studio
Steinway Artist, Ching-Yun Hu at the entrance of WRTI.
Ching-Yun Hu at the Steinway Spirio with WRTI Classical Host, Kevin Gordon and a photographer prior to the broadcast.
Ching-Yun Hu at the Steinway Spirio with WRTI Classical Host, Kevin Gordon and a photographer prior to the broadcast.
Andy Kahn on air at the Steinway Spirio with WRTI Jazz Host, Jeff Duperon.
Andy Kahn on air at the Steinway Spirio with WRTI Jazz Host, Jeff Duperon.
WRTI jazz host, Courtney Blue with Andy Kahn, following his on-air performance on WRTI's new Steinway Spirio.
WRTI jazz host, Courtney Blue with Andy Kahn, following his on-air performance on WRTI’s new Steinway Spirio.