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Monday, January 30 at 10 p.m. – America's Music Festival

(Rochester, NY)America's Music Festival, a dynamic 26-week radio series, brings live concert performances and audio features to the airwaves from music festivals throughout North America including the Canandaigua Lake Music Festival. The new season airs Mondays at 10 p.m., beginning January 30 on Classical 91.5/FM-HD 91.5-1

From the sandy shores of Cape Cod to the sylvan lakesides of Michigan, from the Pacific beaches of California and Oregon to the wine country of Napa Valley, and from the historic grace of Savannah to the red rocks of Utah, the series is atmospheric and adventuresome.

This year’s host is the award-winning pianist, Orli Shaham. A consummate musician recognized for her grace and vitality, Shaham has established an impressive international reputation as one of today’s most gifted pianists Shaham is hailed by critics on four continents for her prodigious skills and is admired for her interpretations of both standard and modern repertoire.

The 2012 season includes the following festivals, in alphabetical order:

Amherst Early Music Festival
Bang on a Can Summer Festival
Brevard Music Festival
Canandaigua Lake Music Festival
Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival
Chamber Music Northwest
Chautauqua Music Festival
Eastern Music Festival
Festival Mozaic
Golandsky International Piano Festival
Grand Teton Music Festival
Indiana University Summer Music Festival
Interlochen Summer Arts Festival
La Jolla Music Society SummerFest
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival
Marlboro Music Festival
Moab Music Festival
Music in the Vineyards
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival
Rockport Chamber Music Festival
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Savannah Music Festival
Seattle Chamber Music Society
Virginia Arts Festival

To learn more about this series, visit: http://www.americasmusicfestivals.org/

Pictured: Host Orli Shaham
Credit: America's Music Festival

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