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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

July 8, 2011

 

Kern and Fields: Pick Yourself Up

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: fancy footwork…

July 7, 2011

 

Ives: Concord Sonata

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: talkin’ bout the birds, bees, and tone clusters…

July 6, 2011

 

Brahms: German Requiem, Excerpts

Here’s a hint: wisdom and comfort auf deutsch… or, not just any old funeral dirge

June 28, 2011

 

Mozart: Don Giovanni, Act I Excerpt

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: So many options to choose from. . .

June 27, 2011

 

Bernstein: Mambo

Can you guess this piece? Here’s a hint: So you think you can dance on the Great White Way?

May 27, 2011

 

Mozart: Marriage Of Figaro, Overture

Here’s a hint: Nuptials after a shave and a haircut?

May 26, 2011

 

Rimsky-Kosakov: Spanish Capriccio

Here’s a hint: It’s time for a siesta and A little Iberian bedroom music.

May 25, 2011

 

Bach: Goldberg Variations

Here’s a hint: Some seriously drowsy variations or Better than a glass of warm milk.

May 24, 2011

 

Stravinsky: Soldier’s Tale

Here’s a hint: Music to cure all ills or When Igor comes marching home again.

May 23, 2011

 

Puccini: O mio babbino caro

Here’s a hint: Over his dead body! or Where there’s a “will” there’s a way.

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