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A quick note from PIPEDREAMS host Michael Barone

Posted at 2:03 PM on May 5, 2010 by Kei Terauchi Furukawa
Filed under: Events

Ever wonder what classical radio hosts do on their days off? Here's what Michael Barone was up to.

Over the weekend I attended the inaugural festivities for a new pipe organ at Indiana University in Bloomington. The project, which began in 1992, suffered several setbacks. Although the delays and re-routings were frustrating, I believe the final result is superior to what would have been created in 1992. The hall is small with a capacity for 430 people. The program needed to be repeated three times, always to a full and enthusiastic audience. I even was asked to co-host a live broadcast of the final Sunday afternoon concert, spreading the PIPEDREAMS brand into another friendly neighborhood!

Michael Barone