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LOCAL HOLIDAY MUSIC ON 90.7 HD-2


Local holiday concerts will air on 90.7 WMFE’s HD-2 classical station on Sunday, Dec. 24, and Monday, Dec. 25. The lineup will include performances by Central Florida high schools, colleges and performing arts organizations. See below for more information. 

To listen, tune your HD radio to 90.7-2 or use our live stream player at wmfe.org/listenlive or through the 90.7 WMFE mobile app.

In the live stream player, click on the drop down arrow next to “station” and select “HD 2 – Classical.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss a broadcast? Don’t worry — the performances are archived below.

Here’s the lineup:

SUNDAY, DEC. 24
6 a.m. Bach Festival Society of Winter Park play audio>>
7 a.m. Central Florida Vocal Arts play audio>>
Central Florida Community Arts play audio>>
8 a.m. Florida Southern College play audio>>
Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra play audio>>
9 a.m. Freedom High School play audio>>
Jones High School play audio>>
Lake Howell High School play audio>>
Lake Nona High School play audio>>
10 a.m. Maitland Symphony Orchestra play audio>>
11 a.m. Opera Orlando play audio>>
noon Seminole State College play audio>>
1 p.m. Brass Band of Central Florida play audio>>
2 p.m. Stetson University play audio>>
3 p.m. Timucua Arts Foundation play audio>>
4 p.m. University of Central Florida play audio>>
5 p.m. Valencia College play audio>>
Lake Highland Preparatory School play audio>>
6 p.m. Bach Festival Society of Winter Park
7 p.m. Central Florida Vocal Arts
Central Florida Community Arts
8 p.m. Florida Southern College
Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra
9 p.m. Freedom High School
Jones High School
Lake Howell High School
Lake Nona High School
10 p.m. Maitland Symphony Orchestra
MONDAY, DEC. 25
6 a.m. Opera Orlando
7 a.m. Seminole State College
Brass Band of Central Florida
8 a.m. Stetson University
10 a.m. Timucua Arts Foundation
University of Central Florida
11 a.m. Valencia College
noon Lake Highland Preparatory School
Bach Festival Society of Winter Park
1 p.m. Central Florida Vocal Arts
Central Florida Community Arts
2 p.m. Florida Southern College
3 p.m. Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra
Freedom High School
Jones High School
Lake Howell High School
4 p.m. Lake Nona High School
5 p.m. Maitland Symphony Orchestra
6 p.m. Opera Orlando
7 p.m. Seminole State College
Brass Band of Central Florida
8 p.m. Stetson University
9 p.m. Timucua Arts Foundation
10 p.m. University of Central Florida

HIGH SCHOOLS

Lake Howell High School

Lake Nona High School play audio>>
Air times: 9 a.m. & 9 p.m. Dec. 24 & 4 p.m. Dec. 25
Lake Nona High Orchestra and Guitar Winter Concert was performed on Thursday, Dec. 9. It featured Lyric Orchestra, Guitar I – 5th Period, Philharmonic Orchestra, Guitar I – 6th Period and Symphonic Orchestra. The Lake Nona Singers performed a Holiday Concert on Dec. 12 at Lake Nona High School. The group regularly carols all around central Florida during the month of December.

Jones High School play audio>>
Air times: 9 a.m. & 9 p.m. Dec. 24 & 3 p.m. Dec. 25
Jones High School’s Wind Ensemble performs “Old Scottish Melody”. Learn more at www.SupportJonesHigh.com

Freedom High School play audio>>
Air times: 9 a.m. & 9 p.m. Dec. 24 & 3 p.m. Dec. 25
Freedom High School Guitar Orchestra presents “Fantasy on Two French Carols” by Andrew Forrest. The carols are “La Ballade de Jesus Christ” and “Quelle est Cette Odeur Agreable” and were performed at the school’s Dec. 12 Prism Concert.

Lake Howell High School play audio>>
Air times: 9 a.m. & 9 p.m. Dec. 24 & 3 p.m. Dec. 25
Lake Howell High School Band performed its Winter Concert on Dec. 14. It included Jazz Band, Advanced Percussion Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet and Wind Ensemble. Learn more at lakehowell.scps.k12.fl.us.

Lake Highland Preparatory School play audio>>
Air times: 5 p.m. Dec. 24 & noon Dec. 25
These holiday songs were recorded Dec. 5- 8. The recordings feature performances by the students of Lake Highland Preparatory School’s Highland Singers, Symphonic Band, and Camerata Orchestra. Delicia Egerton, Chorus Director; Christopher Greening, Band Director; Michael Simpson, Orchestra Director. Watch the full performances at https://livestream.com/LHPS.

Timber Creek High School play audio>>
Online only

COLLEGES

Florida Southern College play audio>>
Air times: 8 a.m. & 8 p.m. Dec. 24 & 2 p.m. Dec. 25
Florida Southern College’s Department of Music presents its annual Christmas gala, The Joy of Christmas, recorded in 2015. Learn more at flsouthern.edu.

Stetson University

Stetson University play audio>>
Air times: 2 p.m. Dec. 24 & 8 a.m. & 8 p.m. Dec. 25
The Stetson University Christmas Candlelight Concert features more than 200 student musicians celebrating the holiday season in four live performances in Stetson’s historic Lee Chapel in early December. The Christmas Candlelight Artistic Director is Dr. Timothy Peter, Director of Choral Activities. Conductor Dr. Andrew Larson and University Organist Dr. Boyd Jones, were also involved in the sold-out concerts including massed choir, organ, and orchestra selections, in addition to individual anthems and congregational singing of some of the most beloved Christmas carols and sacred hymns. Learn more at stetson.edu.

Seminole State College play audio>>
Air times: noon Dec. 24 & 7 a.m. & 7 p.m. Dec. 25
Seminole State’s Holiday Band Concert was held Nov. 28 at the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus. It featured the college’s Symphonic/Community Band & Jazz Ambassadors. Learn more at seminolestate.edu.

Valencia College play audio>>
Air times: 5 p.m. Dec. 24 & 11 a.m. Dec. 25
Valencia College’s fall semester Jazz Band, taught by Professor Frank Wosar, played a showhearsal on Monday, Dec. 11.
Learn more at valenciacollege.edu.

University of Central Florida play audio>>
Air times: 4 p.m. Dec. 24 & 10 a.m. & 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 25
UCF music professor Ayako Yonetani and her students perform pieces from Joseph Haydn, Albeniz/Fritz Kreisler, and Felix Mendelssohn.

 

PERFORMING ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

Opera Orlando’s The Three Baritones

Opera Orlando play audio>>
Air times: 11 a.m. Dec. 24 & 6 a.m. & 6 p.m. Dec. 25
Opera Orlando’s executive & artistic director and baritone Gabriel Preisser, bass-baritone Nathan Stark and baritone Brian James Myer perform as The Three Baritones, recorded at Timucua Studios in Orlando in August 2016. Learn more at operaorlando.org.

Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra play audio>>
Air times: 8 a.m. & 8 p.m. Dec. 24 & 3 p.m. Dec. 25
Over 80 Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra (FSYO) alumni from all across the world joined each other on stage to celebrate the holiday season at the December 22, 2013, holiday alumni concert. Learn more at fsyo.org.

Bach Festival Society of Winter Park play audio>>
Air times: 6 a.m. & 6 p.m. Dec. 24 & noon Dec. 25
“All is Bright: A Choral Christmas”, presented by Bach Festival Choir, Youth Choir and Orchestra, John V. Sinclair, conductor, was released in 2013. Learn more at bachfestivalflorida.org.

The Brass Band of Central Florida. Courtesy Oviedo Photo Club.

Central Florida Community Arts Community Choir play audio>>
Air times: 7 a.m. & 7 p.m. Dec. 24 & 1 p.m. Dec. 25
The 300-member CFCArts Community Choir presents “Home for the Holidays”, recorded in 2014. This includes Christmas classics, newer holiday songs, and even a little gospel groove, all of which are perfect for listeners of any age. Learn more at CFCArts.com.

Central Florida Vocal Arts play audio>>
Air times: 7 a.m. & 7 p.m. Dec. 24 & 1 p.m. Dec. 25
Central Florida Vocal Arts group Belles and Bows is a professional female holiday quartet. They recorded three holiday vocal ensemble pieces in a studio on Nov. 28: “Angels We Have Heard On High”, “Merry Christmas Darling” and “Mr. Santa”. Learn more at www.CFLVocalArts.com.

Maitland Symphony Orchestra

The Brass Band of Central Florida play audio>>
Air times: 1 p.m. Dec. 24 & 7 a.m. & 7 p.m. Dec. 25
The Brass Band of Central Florida presented three performances of their annual Holiday Concert for St Luke’s Concert Series on Dec. 1 and 2 at St Luke’s Lutheran Church in Oviedo. Gareth Pritchard serves as Music Director for the BBCF. Learn more about this unique ensemble at brassbandofcentralflorida.org. Or visit SLLCS.org for previews of remaining performances in St. Luke’s Concert Series 2017-18 Season.

Basilica Choir, presented by Timucua Arts Foundation

Maitland Symphony Orchestra play audio>>
Air times: 10 a.m. & 10 p.m. Dec. 24 & 5 p.m. Dec. 25
The Maitland Symphony Orchestra featuring Joshua Messick presented “A Picture Perfect Christmas” on Dec. 10, 2017. The MSO is part of the Performing Arts of Maitland. Learn more at PAMaitland.org.

Timucua Arts Foundation play audio>>
Air times: 3 p.m. Dec. 24 & 10 a.m. & 9 p.m. Dec. 25
Stan Cording’s string quartet Christmas CD was recorded at Timucua White House in July 2016. Timucua presented the Basilica Choir, the professional choir-in-residence at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, in concert in March 2017. Learn more at timucua.com.

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