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Heartfelt thanks to everyone who pledged their support to Shades of Classics on Sunday, February 10!  Thanks to YOU Shades of Classics exceeded its goal and raised $1100 for CKUW!!  Your support of this program helps CKUW continue bringing you all the great programming you enjoy on YOUR community access radio station!
Thanks to Germain and Wes for answering the phones during our FunDrive show, and to Sam for on-air assistance.
Winners of the bonus incentive prizes for Shades of Classics are as follows:
  • Prize Pack # 1: New Age Music Pack (10 albums) - Jeff
  • Prize Pack # 2: Classical Music Pack (10 albums) - Mark
The draw for a pair of Manitoba Chamber Orchestra 2019-2020 season tickets took place live on Shades of Classics on Sunday, March 3.  The winner of the MCO season tickets is Gary A.  Congratulations Gary, and thanks for your support during FunDrive!!

And even though our FunDrive program has past you can still show your commitment to Shades of Classics and our listener supported community access radio station by making a pledge online.  You can do this anytime on the CKUW website  (Select Donate to Support).


Nocturne - Vangelis  (Decca) New

Waiting's End - Keith Tim Anderson  (Independent)

The Space Within - Reneé Michele  (Independent)

On the Other Side - Cathy Oakes  (Independent)

Hymn - Sarah Brightman  (Decca Gold)

Il Mare - Antonija Pacek  (Independent)

Quiet Moon - Bill Douglas  (Hearts of Space)

November - Casey Crosby  (Independent)

( * indicates Canadian artist(s) )

Shades of Classics Top 20 Albums for February 2019

(As reported to the Zone Music Reporter)


My Review of Sarah Brightman's album Hymn

My Review of Secret Garden's album You Raise Me Up - The Collection

My Review of Secret Garden's Live at Kilden DVD

My Review of Secret Garden's album Live at Kilden

My Review of Rolf Lovland's book You Raise Me Up


Classical Music Ambassador - WSO Music Director ALEXANDER MICKELTHWATE

Meeting a Musical Genius - Canadian composer MICHAEL CONWAY BAKER

Another Special Moment - John meets and greets Fionnuala and Rolf of SECRET GARDEN

My E-interview with Hilliard Ensemble tenor STEVEN HARROLD

Pilgrim Pianist - Local pianist JANA TING

Lady Sings the Blues - Local singer MAGGI MAY ROBINSON

Survival and Relevancy - The WINNIPEG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Diva Divine - Local soprano JULIE BIGGS

A Night to Remember - A private concert with local singer/songwriter STEVE BELL

A Special Moment - John meets and greets the amazing SARAH BRIGHTMAN

My E-interview with Minneapolis pianist/composer REBECCA KRAGNES

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