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The State of Radio in Houston

Posted on · Amid technological advances, format changes, and frequencies bought and sold, the radio industry is constantly in flux. The rise of streaming, HD Radio, podcasts, and satellite radio all available on demand have provided listeners more choices than ever. What does it all mean for radio in Greater Houston today and in the future? We ask […]

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Houston Composer Jeff Walton on Scoring Indie Film and TV

Posted on · Jeff Walton has composed music for more than 40 film and television productions, such as Curse of the Puppet Master (1998), The Brotherhood (2001), and Super Shark (2011). While he may not be a household name like John Williams, Hans Zimmer, or Howard Shore, that’s probably for one of two reasons: many of his compositions are for low-budget […]

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Houston Symphony Season Kicks Off Under New Musical Director

Posted on · The Houston Symphony broadcast season kicks off tonight at 8 on Classical 91.7 FM. Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin will talk with host St. John Flynn about the upcoming broadcast season, and the symphony’s season of concerts under new music director, Andres Orozco-Estrada.

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Houston Public Media GM Lisa Shumate Explains Moves at Classical 91.7 KUHA and Creation of New Arts and Culture Team

Posted on · Last week, Houston Public Media announced the formation of an arts and culture team, while at the same time making public the elimination of eight full time positions, including four on-air hosts on Classical 91.7, KUHA. Houston Matters host Craig Cohen talks with Houston Public Media Executive Director and General Manager Lisa Shumate about the […]