The Front Row

The Front Row, 2/20/2008

Faculty Bassoonist Benjamin Kamins and three student instrumentalists from the Shepherd School of Music gather in KUHF’s Performance Studio. We also hear from writer Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni about latest novel, The Palace of Illusions . . .

Bassoonist Benjamin Kamins is a faculty artist at the Shepherd School of Music. He stops into the KUHF Performance Studio with several of his students for a previe of an upcomig recital.  Listen  Download

Kim Weild is the guest director responsible for the current presentation of Bertold Brecht’s The Good Lady of Setzuan. The production is a collaboration between the University of Houston School of Theatre and Houston’s Two Star Symphony and is being presented under the auspices of the Mitchell Center for the Arts.  Listen  Download 

Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has written a new novel. She reads from and discusses The Palace of Illusions with KUHF’s Catherine Lu.  Listen  Download  *Extended Interview*


Sascha Cordner

Sascha Cordner

Statewide Newscaster for the Texas Newsroom

Sascha Cordner is the afternoon statewide newscaster for the Texas Newsroom, based at Houston Public Media. She has more than 12 years of public radio experience, working at NPR member stations: WABE-FM in Atlanta, WFSU-FM in Tallahassee and WUFT-FM in Gainesville.  She’s worked in both radio and TV, serving in...

More Information