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Tesla Quartet
March, 2019
Robert Goldberg talks to members of the Tesla Quartet about their debut recording.

Violinist: Rachel Barton Pine
February, 2019
Genevieve Randall talks with violinist Rachel Barton Pine about her newest blues-inspired classical album, and other projects celebrating music by black composers.

Pianist: Llŷr Williams
February, 2019
Pianist Llyr Williams talks about his new recording with NET Radio's Robert Goldberg.


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NET Music Features

Special Programming
All Month Long on NET Radio
Join NET in celebrating Women's History Month with the following specials, airing during our classical music programming.
Emoji Puzzle
January is National Puzzle Month, print out our list of classical music pieces expressed in emoji, fold along the line and then see if your friends and family can guess what the titles of the pieces are!
Music Interview
Full Archive
Listen to performers, composers and conductors talk more about music in our archive, featuring local artists and artists from around the world.
Sunday, March 10th at 1 p.m. Central on Nebraska Concerts:When it’s chilly outside you just have to close your eyes and take yourself on an imaginary journey to the tropics. The Catalyst String Quartet will help us get there this... more››
The Verge is music that hates to be classified, music that crosses boundaries, and new music by 20th and 21st Century composersSunday evening March 17 from 7:00 to 9:00 CT, on The Verge:Catrin Finch, photo by Sven SindtMusic for... more››
Ride the Jazz Currents. These currents flow back to the early sources of modern jazz and forward to the sounds that will shape the music of tomorrow. They are electric currents and acoustic. They flow in the mainstream and they... more››
with Lora Black
Listeners choose the classical music to be played on Friday afternoons, 1:00-4:00 CT.  Lora Black takes requests on Thursday afternoons via phone, 888-638-7346 or email,  for Friday's show.
On the March 15th Friday LIVE from The Mill in Lincoln's Haymarket District, host Genevieve Randall and guests had lively conversations about:Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal's new recording, and a slate of shows, including one in... more››
Three Coloroing Pages
Celebrate February's Black History Month
Featuring composer  Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson; violinist Joseph Bologne; and pianist Chiquinha Gonzaga by artist Sho-mei Pelletier.

More Coloring Pages

Express the beautiful sounds of a cello with your colors—created by artist Kristi Koser.
Color a portrait of Cecile Chaminade, French composer and pianist created by artist Erin Butcher.
Color a portrait of Clara Wieck Schumann, German composer and pianist created by artist Erin Butcher.
Color a portrait of Pauline Viardot, Mezzo-soprano, teacher and composer created by artist Erin Butcher.
Trumpet Tangle
Celebrate the holiday season or any season by coloring this trumpet from artist Kristi Koser.
Express the beautiful sounds of a piano with your colors—created by artist Kristi Koser.
Amy Beach
Color a portrait of Amy Beach, American composer and pianist created by artist Erin Butcher.
Color this page from artist Lacey Losh of Lincoln’s Bennett Martin Public Library courtyard, home of Polley Music Library.
Radio for Cool Cats and Discerning Dogs Coloring Page
Print out this cool sketch from artist Wendy Jane Bantam for your child or for yourself!