St. Louis Public Radio receives gift to create classical music endowment

St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU has received an anonymous $50,000 donation for the establishment of a St. Louis Public Radio Classical Music Endowment Fund in support of the station’s classical music broadcasts. An additional $10,000 gift from the same anonymous donors will be made to St. Louis Public Radio upon the station’s raising an additional $50,000 for the endowment.

Anyone interested in contributing to St. Louis Public Radio Classical Music Endowment Fund can do so by calling 314-516-6176, or mailing a donation to St. Louis Public Radio, One University Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63121.

“This generous gift is a validation of the St. Louis community’s passion for the broadcasting of classical music.” said Tim Eby, general manager of St. Louis Public Radio. “We are extremely grateful for the generosity displayed from our anonymous donors, and we pledge to continue broadcasting classical music for many years to come.”

In May, St. Louis Public Radio established Classical 90.7 KWMU-3, which broadcasts classical music 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on HD radio and can be streamed at http://www.stlpublicradio.org/classical. In July, St. Louis Public Radio added classical music on its main channel, 90.7 KWMU, with the Saturday evening broadcasts of “From the Top” and “SymphonyCast.” On Sept. 18, 90.7 KWMU began airing live broadcasts of the St. Louis Symphony Wells Fargo Advisors Orchestral Series concerts. Classical 90.7 KWMU-3 will begin airing the Metropolitan Opera at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 18.

St. Louis Public Radio is a member-supported service of the University of Missouri–St. Louis.

More information:
http://stlpublicradio.org/

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