Steering Committee

Classical Music Rising is guided by a Steering Committee of executives from four founding stations:

Brenda Barnes, President, USC Radio, Los Angeles (chair)

Matt Abramovitz, Program Director, WQXR, New York

Jennifer Ridewood, General Manager, KING, Seattle

Nick Kereakos, Vice President, Chief Technology Officer & Head of Music Services, American Public Media


Station Resource Group

Tom Thomas  & Terry Clifford, Co-CEOs

Station Partners

WQXR – New York Public Radio
KUSC – Los Angeles
WFMT – Chicago
KDFC – San Francisco
WETA – Washington, DC
WRTI – Philadelphia
WCRB – Boston
KING – Seattle
KBAQ – Phoenix
Minnesota Public Radio
Colorado Public Radio
WDAV – Charlotte Public Radio
WQED – Pittsburgh
Capital Public Radio – Sacramento
WGUC – Cincinnati Public Radio
WCLV – ideastream, Cleveland
KMFA, Austin
WOSU Classical 101, Columbus
WFCL – Nashville Public Radio
WUOL – Louisville Public Media
WXXI, Rochester
Hawaii Public Radio
WDPR Discover Classical – Dayton
KCME – Colorado Springs
Maine Public
KBSU – Boise State Public Radio
Vermont Public Radio
WILL – Illinois Public Media