WMNR's Winter Fundraising Drive
Thank you to everyone who contributed during our winter fundraising campaign! We received $59,055 from 505 contributors. We were thrilled to add new sustaining members to our family of supporters. Your financial support insures WMNR Fine Arts Radio can remain on air in its current format. Thank you for your contribution!
Listening to Music by Will Duchon
In “Leaves of Grass,” Whitman writes about wandering “in paths untrodden,” where his soul is fed “by tongues aromatic” among the unexplored and unspoiled growth beside a quiet pond. The idea here is about being intentional. It’s about breaking away from the norm and the familiar conformities, and discovering overlooked sources of beauty. With a little imagination, this idea can be applied to our experience of listening to, and broadcasting, music. (article continues here)
Major Gifts Representative Job Opening
Improved WMNR Streaming Audio and new Archived Audio
WMNR Fine Arts Radio is still thriving after 35 years thanks to the financial support of our members. As a reflection of our growth, WMNR is now seeking a part-time, paid Major Gifts Representative. He or she will direct all major giving efforts for WMNR, including annual major giving, planned giving, special project fundraising, and especially donor appreciation. EOE/AA. For more information, you can find the complete job description by clicking here
In July WMNR upgraded its audio streaming over the internet. The sound quality is noticeably richer. WMNR now streams our music at a rate of 128 kbps.
We also are now offering Archived Audio on demand over the internet. Click on the Archived Audio graphic on the left hand side or visit our LISTEN page. You can select a program from the past week and listen when you would like to!
WMNR Mobile web page and WMNR App
In July WMNR began offering a mobile web page that is viewed when you go to WMNR.org on you mobile phone or tablet. We also offer a mobile app for Apple or Android. Go the our web site on your mobile device to be offered a change to download the app. You can also download it to your computer by using the link on the lower let hand side of this page.
Six WMNR broadcasters share their programs on-demand
Will Duchon of Friday Evening Classics offers some of his programs The Night Café and Words & Music, as does H. William Stine of Turntable for One. Each of the shows of Garrett Stack, both Broadway Bound and American Jukebox, are available to listeners after they air. They join Jay Harris who made 19 of his One Great Song programs available. Peter Shimkin has put some of his Evening at the Opera programs up as well.
Haven't yet tried listening yet? It's simply a recording of a radio program, archived on the internet, available for listening anytime you are online.
WMNR Annual Report
To find out more about the station, please peruse our four-page WMNR Annual Report by clicking
To celebrate our 30th Anniversary, WMNR Fine Arts Radio produced a video featuring 27 broadcasters and staff. The piece is a loving tribute that gives you an inside look at the people who make up the station. Produced by WMNR’s own H. William Stine, with Associate Producer Megan Stine. To view the video, click the photo.
After H. William Stine and Megan Stine produced the WMNR 30th Anniversary video, they teamed up again for a slightly less serious, but completely accurate, look at our broadcasters. To view the video, click the photo.
WMNR Fine Arts Radio, P.O. Box 920, Monroe, CT 06468, 203-268-9667