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Music for Life

Hosted by Ryan Malone

Music for Life is a music-appreciation and music-history based program that explores the purpose and value of music to humanity’s enrichment. Hosted by Ryan Malone, it features interviews with artists performing at the Armstrong Auditorium sponsored by the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation.

#6: Ep. 3 The Art of Melody: Part 2

Aired Monday, June 29, 2015   ·   05:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

This episode explores "melody" — the power of a single musical line throughout music history. Interview with performers from the Brightmusic Chamber Society.

#5: Ep. 3 The Art of Melody: Part 1

Aired Monday, June 29, 2015   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

This episode explores "melody" — the power of a single musical line throughout music history. Interview with performers from the Brightmusic Chamber Society.

#4: Ep. 2 The Orchestra: Part 2

Aired Monday, June 22, 2015   ·   05:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

This episode explores the grand instrumental ensemble of history—particularly Western music’s most prized grouping: the orchestra. Interview with Maestro Joel Levine of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic.

#3: Ep. 2 The Orchestra: Part 1

Aired Monday, June 22, 2015   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

This episode explores the grand instrumental ensemble of history—particularly Western music’s most prized grouping: the orchestra. Interview with Maestro Joel Levine of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic.

#2: Ep. 1 Prelude: Part 2

Aired Monday, June 15, 2015   ·   05:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

In this episode, Ryan Malone plays some key examples of preludes, overtures and introductions, and uses this particular episode as a prelude or an introduction to this radio program—to explain how we will approach our musical journey, and why.

#1: Ep. 1 Prelude: Part 1

Aired Monday, June 15, 2015   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

In this episode, Ryan Malone plays some key examples of preludes, overtures and introductions, and uses this particular episode as a prelude or an introduction to this radio program—to explain how we will approach our musical journey, and why.