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JULY & SEPTEMBER CONCERTS FOR FIRST FRIDAYS AT THE FRICK SUPPORTED BY CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 23, 2011


CONTACT:
Maria Pisano
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org

JULY & SEPTEMBER CONCERTS FOR
FIRST FRIDAYS AT THE FRICK
SUPPORTED BY CLASSICAL WQED-FM 89.3


PITTSBURGH—Each summer music-lovers are invited to the annual First Fridays at the Frick concerts on the Great Lawn in front of Clayton June through September.

Classical WQED-FM 89.3 will serve as the media sponsor for two of the 2011 season concerts on July 1 with Daphne Alderson and September 2 with St. Petersburg String Quartet. Concerts are free for children but a donation of $5 per adult is suggested. For more information on First Fridays at the Frick go online to wqed.org.

First Fridays at the Frick Schedule
• July 1
Hosted by Ted Sohier
Daphne Alderson

• August 5
Marley’s Ghost

• September 2
Hosted by Jim Cunningham
St. Petersburg String Quartet

Support for the 2011 season was made possible by First Niagara.

WQED Pittsburgh, honored with the 2007 and 2006 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award for Station Excellence, was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org); and The WQED Education Department.


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George Hazimanolis
Senior Director of
Corporate Communications
412.622.1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

 

Maria Pisano
Marketing Associate
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org

 

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