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Free Afternoon of Musical Activities and Performances

Contact: Meredith Hart, Marketing & Communications Director

COLUMBUS, OHIO, MAY 1, 2015 — Celebrate Mother’s Day this year with WOSU Public Media, Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra at “Youth & Family Day”, Sunday, May 10 from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at WOSU@COSI.

“Youth & Family Day” is a free afternoon of performances and musical activities open to children and families in Central Ohio. This event will feature games, arts and crafts, music making with digital media, and a performance by ProMusica. Attendees will also have the chance to meet and interact with on-air personalities from Classical 101.

This collaboration between Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, now in its second year, is the season-ending event to ProMusica’s “Youth & Family Day Program”, an afterschool enrichment program that provides elementary and middle school students with an introduction to the orchestra and musical concepts.

Founded in 1978, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra delivers a unique classical music experience that enriches and inspires people in Central Ohio and beyond – through innovative chamber orchestra programming, educational outreach, audience intimacy, and artistic excellence.

Classical 101, at 101.1 FM, is the only all-day classical music radio station in Central Ohio and is the hub of a five-station network of classical stations across Ohio. Listeners can also tune in to the classical music service at WOSU HD-2 on 89.7 FM, through the online stream at, and by downloading the free WOSU Public Media mobile app.

WOSU Public Media is a community-supported, noncommercial network of public radio and television stations, and digital services.