Tuesdays & Thursdays @
7:55AM & 4:55pm

Discover Classical presents ArtsFocus every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:55am and 4:55pm. Each segment features a guest from the regional arts community discussing current activities, such as concerts, exhibitions and festivals.


Scot Woolley
In Memorium

Music: Prelude No. 2 by George Gershwin



Dan Zehringer
Chamber Music Yellow Springs

Music: Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Felix Mendelssohn



John Root
Concertmaster of the Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra

Music: Scottish Fantasy by Max Bruch



Patrick Reynolds and Gary Briggle
Dayton Opera’s production of The Pirates of Penzance

Music: Overture to The Pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan



Trumpeter Jimmy Leach
Two to Tango at St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Music: L'Isle Joyeuse by Claude Debussy



Jennifer Shoup
Piano Preparatory School

Music: Passepied from Suite Bergamasque by Claude Debussy



Karen Russo Burke
Perspectives presented by Dayton Ballet

Music: Violin Concerto No. 3 by Max Bruch, and The Isle of the Dead by Sergei Rachmaninoff



Stuart MacDowell
Wright State Theatre's production of Mother Courage and Her Children

Music: Mother Courage and Her Children by Paul Dessau



Samuel Dorf
Author of the new book Performing Antiquity

Music: Menuet Antique by Maurice Ravel



Jeff Underwood
Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit at the National Museum of the U. S. Air Force

Music: Air Force Hymn and Men of Ohio



Priscilla Acuff, Dayton Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
Pedals, Pipes and Pizza

Music: Trio Sonata No.2 by Johann Sebastian Bach



Pianist Pascal Roge
Part 2

Music: Concerto for Two Pianos by Francis Poulenc;  Suite Bergamasque by Claude Debussy



Pianist Pascal Roge
Part 1

Music: Sarabande by Claude Debussy; Gnossienne No. 3 by Erik Satie



Steven Winteregg
Local Composer

Music: America’s Robin Hood, Blue Soliloquy, Prelude for Charles and To Fly Unbounded by Steven Winteregg



Drew Heminger
Composer and Yellow Springs Native

Music: Exultations by Drew Heminger



Andrea Griminelli
Flutist performing with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

Music: Flute Concerto No. 1 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Concerto for Orchestra by Bela Bartok



Rufus Bonds
Director of Muse Machine's production of Mamma Mia!

"The Winner Takes it All" by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson