Classical with Bill Snyder
Start your day with a morning of classical music selected by host Bill Snyder. From Mendelssohn to Mozart, from Rossini to Rachmaninov and much in between, Classical with Bill Snyder features composers and conductors from distant and recent musical history. Throughout the week, Bill also features interviews with regional arts councils, directors, performers and more. Come learn about the performing arts in our community!
Check out today’s playlist:
PBS KIDS 24/7 comes to WSKG-2January 12, 2017
The Cantata Singers of Elmira Present Jenkins’ ‘Requiem’ and ‘Cantata Memoria’February 24, 2017
About the Host
Bill Snyder has worked at WSKG for 20 years, first as Editor of the Arts Calendar, Music Librarian, and Weekend Evening Announcer, becoming the Music Director and Mid-day Radio Host in 1996. Still serving as Music Librarian, Bill also conducts live and pre-recorded artist interviews about art and cultural events across WSKG’s 21-county coverage area.
Bill was born in Harrisburg, PA, grew up in Endicott, and graduated Union-Endicott High School. He earned his Bachelor of Music in Education from Susquehanna University, after which he taught music in a pre-school interdisciplinary reading program for inner city children, then teaching general music at a local junior high school. Bill went on to earn his Masters Degree in Historical Musicology at Binghamton University with his Master’s Thesis The Evolution of Production Styles of Wagner’s “Der Ring des Nibelungen”, 1876-1976. Bill is currently Choir Director at Christ Episcopal Church in Binghamton, and has performed with Tri-Cities Opera, the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players, Summer Savoyards, as well as with the Binghamton University Chorus.