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.

#157: Ep. 130 2021-22 Season Preview

Aired Monday, October 18, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   55 minutes

In this episode, we explore and preview the 2021-22 concert season at Armstrong Auditorium.

#156: Ep. 129 Sara Sant’Ambrogio Replay (Part 2)

Aired Monday, May 3, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   48 minutes

In this episode, we conclude a two-part series where we play a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on April 8, 2021 — given by Grammy-winning cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio.

#155: Ep. 128 Sara Sant’Ambrogio Replay (Part 1)

Aired Monday, April 26, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   50 minutes

In this episode, we begin a two-part series where we play a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on April 8, 2021 — given by Grammy-winning cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio.

#154: Ep. 127: Zukerman Trio Spotlight

Aired Monday, April 19, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   54 minutes

In this episode, we explore the acclaimed Zukerman Trio and the rich program they are bringing to Armstrong Auditorium on April 29.

#153: Ep. 126 Sara Sant'Ambrogio Spotlight

Aired Monday, April 5, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   51 minutes

In this episode, we spotlight Grammy-winning cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio and the “Journey Through North and South America” program she is bringing to Armstrong Auditorium on April 8.

#152: Ep. 125 Jenkins Replay (Part 3)

Aired Monday, March 29, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   50 minutes

In this episode, we conclude a three-part series where we play a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on February 2, 2021 — featuring our very own jazz virtuoso Mark Jenkins and his tribute to Ellis Marsalis.

#151: Jenkins Replay (Part 2)

Aired Monday, March 22, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   52 minutes

In this episode, we continue a three-part series where we play a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on February 2, 2021 — featuring our very own jazz virtuoso Mark Jenkins and his tribute to Ellis Marsalis.

#150: Jenkins Tribute Replay (Part 1)

Aired Monday, March 15, 2021   ·   04:00 PM CDT   ·   53 minutes

In this episode, we begin a three-part series where we play a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on February 2, 2021 — featuring our very own jazz virtuoso Mark Jenkins and his tribute to Ellis Marsalis.

#149: Schwarz Father-Son Concert Replay (Part 2)

Aired Monday, March 8, 2021   ·   04:38 PM CST   ·   52 minutes

In this episode, we finish a two-part series where we play a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on January 7, 2021 — featuring conductor Gerard Schwarz, his son Julian Schwarz as cello soloist, the Mozart Orchestra of New York, in collaboration with another father-son duo.

#148: Schwarz Father-Son Concert Replay (Part 1)

Aired Monday, March 1, 2021   ·   04:36 PM CST   ·   51 minutes

In this episode, we begin a two-part series where we play a concert presented in Armstrong Auditorium on January 7, 2021 — featuring conductor Gerard Schwarz, his son Julian Schwarz as cello soloist, the Mozart Orchestra of New York, in collaboration with another father-son duo.