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David Wood

Originally from Leavenworth, Kansas, David Wood moved to Bloomington in 2005. He received his Bachelor of Music from Kansas State University, and his Master of Music from the University of North Texas. He studied ensemble direction at the Jacobs School of Music's Early Music Institute and joined WFIU in 2006 as an announcer. In 2008 he became WFIU's Music Director and also served as Art Bureau Chief from 2008-2013. David’s interests include Irish music and language (particularly traditional singing), music and religion, running, the outdoors, and, of course, classical music!

Recent posts by David

October 2, 2012


a woman in a dress stands in front of a painted backdrop with a red flower in her hair

Storyteller Clare Muireann Murphy

This week we learn that the art of storytelling is much more than remembering complicated characters and plotlines…

September 24, 2012


a man with a cello stands in front of a brick wall

In The Studio With Ben Sollee

This week Annie Corrigan sits down for a conversation with the modern folk musician who helped kick off the 19th Lotus World Music and Arts Festival last week.

September 18, 2012


comedian Stewart Huff on stage

Susan Seizer’s ‘Road Comics’

Annie Corrigan speaks with Susan Seizer, anthropologist and producer of the new documentary which follows three comedians the comedy club circuit.

September 11, 2012


a man outside a prison with a video camera

Filmmaker Werner Herzog

Filmmaker Werner Herzog comes to the WFIU studios for a chat with Communications and Culture Professor Barbara Klinger.

September 4, 2012


a variety of images of evan chapman playing drums

Evan Chapman: The Modern Percussionist

Percussionist and YouTube phenom Evan Chapman talks about his percussion covers, his dream job, and his debut solo album.

August 28, 2012


a band performs on a stage

The White Lightning Boys

We’ll get toe-tapping with members of the White Lightning Boys as they perform some of their flavor of bluegrass in the studio.

August 21, 2012


an painting of an owl perched over a dead duck

The Wildlife Art Of William Zimmerman

This week we explore the life and work of William Zimmerman. And we learn what it takes to become a tattoo artist.

August 7, 2012


the front of a theater with marquee and sign

The Buskirk-Chumley: Bloomington’s Community Theater At 90

Since it opened in 1922, the BCT has remained at the center of Bloomington’s entertainment scene while other theaters have come and gone.

July 31, 2012


a view of a building from the street

The ‘Dreams & Nightmares’ Of Youth

This week we talk with the director and an young actor who are helping build a musical from the ground up at teh Bloomington Playwrights Project.

July 24, 2012


a mandolin player and a drummer

Jim Richter – Mandolin For The Rest Of Us

This week on Artworks we'll hear Zeppelin and Hendrix on the mandolin and experience the nightmare of losing a loved one through the lens of a horror novel.

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