Ecclectic, Classical, Retro Thursdays
Look here for special historic music gathering held in a historic St. Louis neighborhood organized in honor of the 150th anniversary of Dred Scott

Join Lynne Jackson as she guest co-hosts on the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) U Radio Program, Space is the Place, with DJ Steve Engelmeyer.

 Lynne Jackson, Steve Engelmeyer, and Iris Dalton with the Associated Black Collegians

      Tune in ONLINE every other Thursday* to to hear Lynne's segment that she calls to Ecclectic, Classical, Retro Thursdays.  For those who live on or near the University, tune in to AM 1620.

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DJ Steve Engelmeyer (STL Steve)

St. Louis Steve is a Senior in the College of Fine Arts & Communication and is the Host of the "Space IS the Place" radio program at "The U". 

"The U" is a member of the Student Life Group SEMPA (Student Electronical Media Professional Association)

SEMPA provides an outlet for students hoping to develop professional level skills in radio, audio and video production, including an opportunity to host a weekly radio show and work with a team on a weekly video news program.

Lynne Jackson and Iris Dalton

Lynne joined as guest DJ in August and will air every other Thursday*, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  The program is primarily about music.  On Ecclectic, Classical, Retro Thursdays, we mix education with the music, with history (Dred Scott), current events (Civil War Commemoration, and people (musicians, poets, and authors).  

Education through music is a wonderful opportunity to share our history and emphasize our comemorative, educational, and reconciliation efforts that the foundation promotes.  Tune in every other Thursday and enjoy the fun.

Dr. Barbara Harbach
Professor of Music
University of Missouri-St. Louis

In January 2011, composer Barbara Harbach premiered her Freedom Suite for String Quartet that is musical meditation on Harriet and Dred Scott and their family.  On Thursday, April 7 at Unity Evangelical Lutheran Church she offered a world premiere of a song suite, Harriet's Story, that covers the same historical material.

You can read more about Dr. Harbach here and you can listen to Freedom Suite here.

Check out Dr. Harbach's newest CD with the London Philharmonic 

Links to previous segments

20 October 2011 - Freedom

Photo gallery coming soon!

"Space is the Place" is produced by Mr. Keith Johnson

*subject to change