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Music in America would sound very different without public radio.Cincinnati Pops Conductor John Morris Russell lends his support to Public Radio Music Month.Across the country, local public radio stations, like WVXU, play an integral role in championing, cultivating and promoting music. On 91.7, you learn about local musicians and performances on Around Cincinnati and Cincinnati Edition – and jazz, and swing programs have a home. Interviews with music legends and emerging artists add to your musical discovery and enjoyment. April is Public Radio Music Month. Say #thankspublicradio for playing the music you love.Learn more about Public Radio Music Month activities around the nation.

Impacting The Lives Of Local Teens Through Music At The Music Resource Center

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It just may be a universal truth: one of the best ways to reach teens is with and through music. The Music Resource Center? - Cincinnati is a multifaceted teen program that uses recording and performing arts, as well as life skills mentoring, to create a sense of empowerment and accomplishment in the urban community. Joining us to look at how music is being used to engage and empower local teens are Music Resource Center  - Cincinnati Program Director Josh Elstro; member Davonna Martin and Sean Rhiney, director of The Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning  at Xavier University, and a Music Resource Center board member.

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati is holding its Party Like a Rock Star benefit event on Saturday, August 29 at The Redmoor in Mt. Lookout. For more information, click here.