Classic 107.3 Announces New Episode, “Mexico,” in the Musical Ancestries™

Teachers and parents alike express great enthusiasm for Musical Ancestries™ programming.

Series for Children

Classic 107.3, “The Voice for the Arts in St. Louis,” announced today the upcoming premiere of a new episode in its series for school-aged children called Musical Ancestries™. The new episode explores the splendor of Mexican culture through its music, dance, art, history, and rich cultural traditions. Musical Ancestries is designed to create a pathway to understanding and appreciation as children explore the great diversity of our community.

Musical Ancestries is an important educational program that actively engages children, parents, and teachers,” says Julie Schuster, Classic 107.3 CEO and General Manager.  “In this new episode, listeners and viewers will experience vibrant music, thrilling dance, intriguing art, and the warmth of Mexican traditions. We are grateful to the Missouri Baptist Healthcare Foundation for its support of the Musical Ancestries program.”

The new episode, “Mexico,” debuts at 10 a.m. December 2nd, following “Classics 4 Kids,” the station’s weekly show that introduces children to great works of classical music. The episode airs again at 7:00 p.m. Dec. 3rd, and 2:00 p.m. December 6th.

In addition to the three radio broadcasts, teachers, students, and families can delve deeper and engage through the educational resources on Classic 107.3’s website. A user-friendly Prezi presentation incorporates visual images, maps, audio and video clips, as well as hands-on activities. Students can follow along with the broadcast as they use the online materials or access the Musical Ancestries™ information online at their convenience.

This episode of Musical Ancestries™ is made possible through the generous support of the Missouri Baptist Healthcare Foundation.

It’s absolutely wonderful! I really liked it! Very informative, beautiful, funny, full of interesting stories and details, and fun! (Music Educator)

I am very impressed with the interactive platform and the content! My sons are going to go nuts over this-it’s exactly the kind of thing they love! (Parent)

For more information and previous episodes, visit:  https://classic1073.org/musical-ancestries/

About Classic 107.3

Classic 107.3, “The Voice for the Arts in St. Louis,” broadcasts at 107.3 FM and on WFUN 96.3 HD2 with a mission to support the cultural landscape in the St. Louis region through programming and outreach efforts. Classic 107.3 plays a variety of music from classical to jazz, opera to blues, Broadway and more, and features local programming including the “Slatkin Shuffle,” hosted by conductor Leonard Slatkin, and Musical Ancestries™, designed to educate school-aged children about world music. In addition, the station airs interviews with artists, musicians, creators, and performers, bringing their stories and events to the attention of the St. Louis community. Classic 107.3 is a non-profit station, receiving support from listeners as well as organizations like PNC, the Centene Charitable Foundation, Worldwide Technology Foundation, and others. More information, as well as live streaming, archived interviews, and podcasts, can be found at: www.classic1073.org

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