Michael Marsolek

Program Director

Michael Marsolek is the program director of Montana Public Radio. He also hosts Tuesday Freeforms and Thursday Morning Classics. 

Helena Symphony
3:30 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Helena Symphony Season Continues With 'The Sacred & The Seductive'

The Helena Symphony continues its season with "The Sacred & Seductive", Saturday, October 18.

The Helena Symphony continues its 60th season with a concert titled "The Sacred & The Seductive". The concert takes place  Saturday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Helena Civic Center.

Allan R. Scott, music director of Helena Symphony, and Kile Smith, the Symphony's Composer in Residence  spoke with MTPR Program Director Michael Marsolek about the upcoming show and the theme of "The Sacred & The Seductive."

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Missoula Dance Festival
10:54 am
Sun March 30, 2014

UM Hosts College Dance Festival

Northwest Regional Conference - U of M Missoula April 2-5,14

3/30/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" Michael Marsolek talks with Nicole Bradley Browning, professor in the University of Montana's School of Theater and Dance, about the 2014 American College Dance Festival Association's Northwest Conference, taking place Wednesday, April 02, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014 at the University of Montana-Missoula.

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MTPR Music
10:56 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

String Orchestra of the Rockies kicks off season

Cellist Joshua Roman special guest with the String Orchestra of The Rockies.

  The String Orchestra of the Rockies is raising the curtain on its 29th season! It is the only professional ensemble of its kind in Montana and draws upon the talents of the finest string players in the Big Sky Country.

Guest Artist, Cellist Joshua Roman 

   from Seattle, joins SOR

Sunday, September 15, 2013—7:30 p.m.

The Music Recital Hall on the University of Montana campus

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Montana Symphony Orchestras
6:00 am
Sun September 8, 2013

Helena Symphony opens 59th with Governor Bullock

Governor Steve Bullock

The 59th Season opens with Governor Steve Bullock narrating the powerful words by and about President Lincoln in Copland’s Lincoln Portrait. This spirit of Americana is coupled with maverick Charles Ives’ Symphony No. 2, complete with gospel tunes, American songs, and barn-dancing fiddles. The season opener culminates with Beethoven’s revolutionary testament in THE groundbreaking and mighty Eroica Symphony. The evening concludes with a dessert reception in the Helena Civic Center Ballroom.

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Front Row Center

MTPR's on-air arts and culture magazine.

Morning Classics

A wide variety of classical music is broadcast each weekday morning on Morning Classics. The daily program is selected by Music Director Susan Israel from the classical section of Montana Public Radio's music library.

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Freeforms - Tuesday

Freeforms offers a mix of folk, blues, world music, pop and jazz served up every weekday by Montana Public Radio's local hosts.

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