WUMB April Program Guide

From the Studio

This Month’s Family Connection on the Morning Show!

Every Wednesday morning at 8 the Morning Show’s “Family Connection” feature will focus on sisters in music. From the Carter Sisters to Joan and Mimi to the sisters Soderbergh of First Aid Kit, we’ll explore the harmony and collaboration of women siblings throughout the 20th Century and current time.
— Brendan

The Science of Music (A Mystery to Me…)

Have you ever seen the cartoon “Dexter’s Laboratory?” Dexter is a 5-year-old science wunderkind. He’s got a big lab in the basement of his family’s house. The bane of his existence is keeping his mischievous older sister Dee Dee out of there so she won’t hit a wrong button, etc. Each show starts with Dexter waking up and saying, “Today is a great day for Science!Read More…

WUMB Acoustic Music Camps

The Singer and the Song

We are excited to announce a brand new Acoustic Music Camp, The Singer and the Song, which will take place from May 5-7 at the Grotonwood Conference Center in Groton, MA.

This camp is tailored to aspiring and experienced singers and songwriters who would like to discover, develop and hone their singing, songwriting and performance skills with world-class instructors, nestled in a beautiful New England woodland setting. You’ll enjoy classes, workshops, song circles, concerts, camaraderie and even learn to create music videos!

The faculty for this special weekend camp includes:

John Doerschuk
Bob Franke
Lorraine and Bennett Hammond
Christine Lavin
Kate Long
David Massengill
Sloan Wainwright

Visit wumb.org/samw for details and online registration, or register by calling 617-287-6915. This will be an amazing weekend; if singing and songwriting are already a part of your life, or if you’d like them to be, don’t miss it!


Summer Acoustic Music Week (SAMW) 2017

Now is a great time to start thinking about…the summer! This summer, why not spend a week making music on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee with 100 of your (already or soon-to-be) best friends?

WUMB’s Summer Acoustic Music Week is entering its 22nd year with a fantastic line-up of instructors for each of two weeks, July 9-15 and August 13-19. Just look at who is coming to camp this year:

Scott Ainslie
Rolly Brown
Susie Burke & David Surette
Kate Campbell
Mark Cosgrove
Guy Davis
Rich DelGrosso
John Doerschuk
Martin Grosswendt
Trina Hamlin
Lorraine & Bennett Hammond
Carl Jones
Erynn Marshall
John Kirk & Trish Miller
Alonzo Pennington
Cosy Sheridan
Sloan Wainwright
Erica Weiss
Brooks Williams
Charles Williams Read More…

Programming Highlights

April Program Highlights

Highway 61
4/1 Birthday nods and lots of music from Richard Thompson and Eric Clapton
4/8 Albert will feature an all instrumental Highway 61…nothing but instrumentals!
4/15 Albert will say Happy Birthday to Lowell George and Producer Paul Rothchild
4/22 a special tribute to Sandy Denny who passed away this week in 1978
4/29 a 4 hour celebration for Judy Collins and Pete Seeger Read More…

Members Corner

April Member Benefits

The Members Corner

Matching Gifts
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Spring Member Drive!
I would like to remind all of our Members that you can increase the value of your gift via Matching Funds. It’s a very easy process. Simply ask your personnel department if they have a Matching Gift Program. If so, ask for a form, fill it out, and send it to us. It’s a very easy way that may double the value of your gift!

In order to complete the Match, your company may ask for a 501(c)(3) Tax ID. We are covered by the University of Massachusetts Foundation which has a 501(c)(3) Tax ID of 04-6013152. Please clearly designate the funds to WUMB Radio / UMass Boston.

If you have any questions about Matching Gifts, feel free to contact the Membership Office at wumb.membership@umb.edu or by phone at 617-287-6902. Thank you!
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