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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 16, 2013


Paul Dresser, Charles Latshaw, ‘The Fish On The Dome’

This week, a native son of Terre Haute is honored for his musical contribution to Indiana, and a fish takes children on a tour of Bloomington in a new book.

July 9, 2013


9th Triennial USA International Harp Competition, DIY Hula Hoops

On this week’s show, Emily Levin performs excerpts from her competition repertoire, and a local group of hula hoopers demonstrate their hoopmaking skills.

June 25, 2013


Slapsticon, Crossroads 2013, A Song For Sophia

This week, silent and early talking film buffs gather in Bloomington, Crossroad Rep. Theatre gets underway for the summer, and a local arts icon is remembered.

June 18, 2013


Actor John C. Reilly, Fiddler Betse Ellis, L.S. Ayres & Co.

This week, Ozark fiddler Betse Ellis talks about touring solo and her new CD, and actor John C. Reilly tries his hand as full-time musician.

May 28, 2013


Fearless Performance, Joan Tower, ‘Social Security’

A Jacobs School workshop helps performers embrace their stage fright, and the award-winning composer Joan Tower discusses her music and career.

May 21, 2013


Architectural Cake Contest & IU Theater’s Jonathan Michaelsen

This week: baking and historic preservation—two good things that, it turns out, go great together and a preview of the Indiana Festival Theater 2013 season.

May 14, 2013


Rowena Comrie, People’s Park Shows, Harmony School Solar Sculpture

Scottish artist Rowena Comrie's take on the modern sublime in paintings, a preview of this summer’s musical lineup in the People’s Park concert series.

May 7, 2013


Judy Dater, ‘Fighting For Road Apples’, Public Radio Music Month

A photographer of people, a WWII refugee, and highlights from a month of live music broadcasts.

April 29, 2013


Remembering János Starker

One of classical music’s greatest cellists ever has passed away. We'll profile Starker’s career and the legacy he leaves behind.

April 23, 2013


Salaam Middle Eastern Ensemble At 20 & ‘Lil Bub And Friendz’

This week a Bloomington feline becomes the focus of a documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival, and members of Salaam perform in the studio.

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