Of Note with Katy Henriksen

Sunday through Thursday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m.

Catch two hours of compelling classical music with your host Katy Henriksen Sunday through Thursday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. only here on KUAF. Henriksen brings classical music into the 21st century by handpicking the most vital recordings of today alongside groundbreaking historic releases while bringing insight into the world of classical music today through feature interviews with composers, musicians, conductors and all the people who make this riveting world possible.

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Bring the family, and a few canned goods to donate, to the Faulkner Performing Arts Center on Dec. 10 to see a free screening of the holiday favorite, Elf. The Jane B. Gearheart Full Circle Food Pantry is a student-run emergency food assistance program that benefits both students and faculty. Their motto is "nourishing bodies, empowering minds, building a community of compassion." Established in 2011, Full Circle now has a mobile food pantry to assist those who may not have access to the...

"His music gets closer to my heart," explains pianist Helena Aung of Chopin's music, whose work is what she played at her first recital when she was six. "When I was younger I felt like the only way to express myself was through music," she explains. In playing piano she found a refuge. A recent graduate of the piano performance program in the music school at the UA, Aung studied under Jura Margulis, and is now auditioning for master's programs in piano performance. She stops by the Firmin...

Color is the theme for the University of Arkansas' Arkansas New Music Ensemble winter concert tonight at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center. "Kind of where we're at right now is the thought of color and how color influences sound and how we see and hear things in terms of sound and color," explains ensemble conductor Jamal Duncan who stopped by with ensemble performers for an in-studio for Of Note with Katy Henriksen . Listen to the full interview plus in-studio performance of a movement...

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas ( SoNA ) presents a series of Christmas concerts Dec. 3 and 4 to open their 2016-2017 season at the newly renovated Walton Arts Center . Music Director Paul Haas describes these concerts as a place where we can all come together and celebrate humanity. "For me it's one of my favorite concerts of the year," he tells Katy Henriksen. "There's a feeling of community."

Katy Henriksen

A house party first brought cellist Christian Davis Serrano-Torres and pianist Sophia-Odelia Bauer together, as they bonded over a mutual interest in returning to their classical music roots. Although she keeps busy as a fashion photographer and videographer and he as a member of indie rock group Rosenbridge, they both longed to tackle lush romantic works from the likes of Faure, Rachmaninov and Schumann. The duo makes their first public appearance this Friday at NWA Fashion Week's benefit...

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