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Matt Carey To Perform "A Winter's Journey" At A-State

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Matt Carey is an assistant professor of vocal studies in the music department at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.  This Monday night (February Fourth) at 7-30, he, along with collaborative pianist Emily Trapp Jenkins, will perform the song cycle “A Winter’s Journey” by Franz Schubert [FRAHNZ SHOE-bert] in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on the A-State campus in Jonesboro.  KASU’s Marty Scarbrough spoke with Carey about this upcoming recital, asking him first to explain what a “song cycle” is.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.
Marty Scarbrough has worked at KASU since 1992, and he serves as program director, overseeing the station’s content. Marty is a graduate of Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, and he has produced and hosted programs of classical music, jazz, bluegrass, and blues music. He also oversees KASU’s Bluegrass Monday concert series. When not at work, Marty loves spending time with his wife and his three sons, and he enjoys attending concerts of many different styles of music.