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    Featured September 19, 2019 on Eastern Standard:

    • The Maestro Marathon is underway and you can follow from the beginning as the Lexington Philharmonic auditions six finalist candidates to succeed Scott Terrell as conductor. We have interviews with LexPhil Exeutive Director Allison Kaiser, as well as the first candidate to make his way to Lexington for a whirlwind trial week, Thomas Heuser of the Idaho Falls Symphony.
    • Also on this edition: Randi Ewing details the 40th anniversary Kentucky Women Writers Conference; WEKU's Wendy Barnett interviews EKU professor and filmmaker John Fitch on his new documentary about the racially-charged controversy surrounding a UK mural; and UnderMain's Art Shechet debriefs local producer David Helmers on the first Railbird Music Festival.


    Contact: Tom Martin at es@eku.edu or leave voicemail at 859-622-9358


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