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Classical Music

80th Birthday Reflections with Composer John…

To celebrate award-winning composer John Harbison’s 80th birthday today, we’re publishing this conversation between Mr. Harbison and WHRB Classical’s Allison Pao from earlier this year, in which they discuss the Harvard music scene, cultural shifts Harbison has experienced in his lifetime, the conflicts between the jazz, rock, and classical genres, what the priorities of composers should be, and more.

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Classical Music

Empowering Female Contemporary Composers

Missed the orgy? Loved the interview so much you want to listen to it again? Here were the five powerful, successful composers that were featured on December 16th’s 9-hour long orgy, as we explored and discussed the need for female representation and diversity in classical music.

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WHRB News

Ajit Pai Discusses Net Neutrality, Social Media…

Ajit Pai Talks about his Harvard experience, his path to becoming FCC Chairman, the complexities of his Net Neutrality decision, the lack of regulations on social media giants, and possible risks of future communications technologies all on Harvard Radio (WHRB 95.3FM)! For a more in-depth questioning of Pai's policy decisions, please see his hearing in front of the U.S. Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snHObb4aByI&t=343s and for a strong counterargument to Pai's claims about Net Neutrality, please see FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn's FULL Net Neutrality Dissent: https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4700279/mignon-clyburn-net-neutrality