People of IPR
Curt Snook was born in Nebraska during the Truman administration, grew up in Colorado, and earned degrees in music and historical musicology in Illinois and Wyoming. He joined WOI-FM in 1986 as an announcer and producer, moving from KUWR in Laramie, where he was the Cultural Affairs Director and Program Director.
In his role with IPR he has hosted and produced daily classical music programs, the Jazz Department, and The Choral Tradition.
Iowa Public Radio's "Classical Music" is the open door that offers you the world's greatest music played by the most accomplished and interesting musicians, new and old. Our music producers have the enviable task of searching our record libraries for inspiring and even thrilling works that will accompany you through your day. They also take you behind the performance curtain for conversations with artists from Iowa and beyond.
Music from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century, sacred and secular, a capella or accompanied; the only criterion for inclusion involves people singing together. Professional and amateur choirs from around the world are featured each week. You'll hear performances from London to Los Angeles, from Moscow to Decorah.