John Clare

Music Director

John Nasukaluk Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Texas, Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania. In 2005, Clare earned the Deems Taylor Award from ASCAP for radio broadcasting, citing his work on 20/20 Hearing.  Having performed with famed tenors Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli, John has played with the Mozart Festival Texas, Mid Texas Symphony, Nevada Chamber Symphony, Shreveport Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic and Wichita Symphony Orchestra. An avid chamber music lover, John founded the Las Vegas Chamber Music Society in 2004. Clare has written an introductory new music novel Composing Thoughts: Great Starts and is planning two more volumes. John has also served on the advisory board of NEWMUSIC USA, the boards of the American Music Center in New York City, and the San Antonio Chamber Music Society.

From http://www.pentatonemusic.com/jennifer-higdon-cold-mountain-santa-fe-opera-orchestra

In what is the second of three opera releases for Pentatone in 2016, Jennifer Higdon's Cold Mountain is a true gem. 

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WBAA's John Clare recently spoke with Margot Marlatt, Executive Director and cellist of the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society, about the next performance, German Romance, Sunday, April 9th at 4:00pm at Purdue University's Fowler Hall in West Lafayette.

Learn more about the concert here.

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The Ghosts of Versailles is an American masterpiece, written by John Corigliano, to honor the Metropolitan Opera's 100th season.

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It's easy to become a WBAA member. Just call 765-496-1999, give at WBAA.org, or through the WBAA mobile app. Ask for Lullabies for Mila, a new CD featuring Alessio Bax playing Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Rachmaninoff! This is a great gift for someone in your life who is just discovering classical music… or just to complete your personal collection. The selections were hand picked by Alessio Bax for his daughter. 

WBAA's John Clare spoke to Bax about the release.

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It's easy to become a WBAA member. Just call 765-496-1999, give at WBAA.org, or through the WBAA mobile app. Ask for Anne Akiko Meyer’s Serenade: The Love Album as a thank you gift. It was recorded with the London Symphony and Keith Lockhart – filled with over 73 minutes of music you’ll recognize from Gershwin, Morricone, and Bernstein. Make your contribution of $60 or more and we’ll say thanks with this stunning cd.

Stella Schafer

The Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conference (GLHRC) was founded in 1981. The goals of the GLHRC are to continue awareness of the Nazis’ War against the Jews from 1933-1945, to honor the victims and survivors of that Holocaust, and to promote individual and community responsibility for combating the forces of ignorance, hatred, and prejudice today. The conference includes art, musical programs, films, teacher workshops, as well as lectures by well-known scholars/authorities on the Holocaust.

John Clare

WBAA's John Clare recently spoke with Nick Palmer, Music Director of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, and James Dekle, Artist in Residence for the Black Voices of Inspiration, about the next performance, Gospel Meets Symphony, Saturday, April 9th at 7:30pm at the Long Center in Lafayette.

Learn more about Gospel Meets Symphony here.

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WBAA’s John Clare talks with Don Seybold, Inside Jazz host and co-founder of The Jazz Club in Lafayette. They’ll discuss the series, a new scholarship and preview a concert Sunday, April 10th.

Learn more about The Jazz Club here.

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The next concert from the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society is Sunday afternoon, April 3rd, and features selections by Johann Sebastian Bach. On the program, Back to Bach, is the Cantata No 196, ; the D minor Harpsichord Concerto; the G major Trio Sonata; and the E major Violin Sonata. Executive Director Margot Marlatt says it was fun to put the program together, and that it was an easy decision to feature an all Bach program.

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WBAA’s John Clare talks with Mark Morris, choreographer and founder of the Mark Morris Dance Group. They discuss baroque opera and the upcoming tour of Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas.

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