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Each week 11 million U.S. listeners tune in classical music on public radio – it is America’s dominant path to classical music.

Classical Music Rising is strengthening classical music radio in a time of dramatic change, benefitting audiences on-air, online and in-person, and connecting classical music communities across the nation.

Our aim is that classical music’s beauty, emotion, and power will reach an even wider and more diverse circle.

Current: “Classical stations seek to boost listening with new on-air promo strategy.” Explore Classical Spark.


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Find classical and classical/news stations across the United States on this interactive map.