A special morning of music, friends, and - a whole new radio station! - this past Tuesday at the Mahaney Center for the Arts at Middlebury College. Around 130 of us gathered to celebrate the launch of WOXM 90.1 FM, broadcasting classical music to Addison County and beyond. Many months ago when the planning for this day first began, I was delighted when Annemieke Spoelstra said she would be able to join me on the air for a live performance.
Her lovely performance of Chopin and Schumann were the perfect complement to all of the excited applause, just moments after WOXM went on the air. I was reminded of the Hans Christian Anderson quote: "Where words fail, music speaks."