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.

#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.

#147: Paul Musical Replay (Part 3)

Aired Tuesday, February 23, 2021   ·   09:00 AM CST   ·   56 minutes

In this episode, we conclude a three-part series where we play the entirety of the new musical, Paul—Ambassador in Bonds, which premiered at Armstrong Auditorium in December 2020 and for which the studio recording is now available in album form.

#146: Paul Musical Replay (Part 2)

Aired Tuesday, February 16, 2021   ·   10:00 AM CST   ·   51 minutes

n this episode, we continue a three-part series where we play the entirety of the new musical, Paul—Ambassador in Bonds, which premiered at Armstrong Auditorium in December 2020 and for which the studio recording is now available in album form.

#145: Paul Musical Replay (Part 1)

Aired Tuesday, February 9, 2021   ·   08:21 AM CST   ·   54 minutes

In this episode, we begin a three-part series where we play the entirety of the new musical, Paul—Ambassador in Bonds, which premiered at Armstrong Auditorium in December 2020 and for which the studio recording is now available in album form.