Kermit Poling

Shreveport Symphony
Shreveport Symphony / Shreveport Symphony

Airs Friday, March 26, 2021, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Conductor Michael Butterman and Violinist Alexander Kerr about this weekend concert by the Shreveport Symphony featuring Mr. Kerr in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 along with Frederick Delius' On Hearing the first Cuckoo in Spring and Respighi's Botticelli Triptych. 

Scott Joplin
Shreveport Symphony / Shreveport Symphony

Airs Friday, March 12, 2021, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Shreveport Symphony Orchestra conductor Michael Butterman about the next concert in their series featuring the music of Ark-La-Tex native son Scott Joplin and others who were part of the Ragtime revolution a century ago. For complete information and tickets visit the Shreveport Symphony or call 318-227-8863.

Shreveport Symphony
Shreveport Symphony / Shreveport Symphony

Airs Friday, February 26, 2021, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Shreveport Symphony conductor Michael Butterman about the next concert in their Virtual Concert series, on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The concert features Appalachian Spring by Copland and the Chamber Symphony by Shostakovich along with Lyric for Strings by George Walker. For complete details go to Shreveport Symphony or call 318-227-8863.

Shreveport Little Theatre - "Talking With"
Shreveport Little Theatre / Shreveport Little Theatre

Airs Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Heather Bryson and Lisa Cruz about their new production of "Talking With," by Jane Martin, eleven extraordinary monologues include a baton twirler, a fundamentalist snake handler, an ex-rodeo rider, and an actress willing to go to any length to get a job. This is a virtual performance and more information can be found at Shreveport Little Theatre or by calling (318) 424-4439.

Francisco Fullana
Francisco Fullana / Francisco Fullana

Airs Friday, January 29, 2020, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman about the Shreveport Symphony's virtual concert featuring Spanish violin phenomenon Francisco Fullana in a concert featuring a recomposed version of Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Max Richter along with Vaughan-Williams' The Lark Ascending. Complete details can be found at Shreveport Symphony or by calling 318-227-8863.

The Carrefour Chamber Music Project
The Carrefour Chamber Music Project / The Carrefour Chamber Music Project

Aired Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 11 a.m.
Kermit Poling spoke with Robert Cruz, a co-founder of The Carrefour Chamber Music Project along with Adam Philly from the Prisma Vocal Ensemble, about an online Holiday Concert coming up on Sunday, December 13, at 7 p.m. This is a live stream concert is available on YouTube and Facebook and is designed to bring some wonderful holiday music to you safely. 

  The concert is a presentation of music for this season of light and hope featuring a live performance by members of the Prisma Vocal Ensemble interspersed with pre-recorded performances by area musicians representing the faith communities that make Shreveport home. Celebrate community this season! Broadcast on the Carrefour Chamber Music Project Facebook page and YouTube channel. Presented free of charge. A suggested donation of $5 may be made at www.carrefourcmp.org.

Carrefour Chamber Music Project
Carrefour Chamber Music Project / Carrefour Chamber Music Project

Airs Friday, November 13, 2020, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Robert Cruz about a new project by the Carrefour Chamber Music Project featuring 13 musicians, 8 composers, over two nights in a Festival of New(er) Music. All online! These online concerts stream Monday and Tuesday, November 16 & 17, at 7 p.m. This is our biggest undertaking yet and you don’t want to miss it. Over this weekend there will be sneak peaks of the rehearsal process and tidbits about the pieces and performers coming your way LIVE next week. Visit www.carrefourcmp.org to join in and subscribe.

Dr. Robert Walter, Chief of Pulmonology and Critical Care at LSU Health Shreveport
LSU Health / LSU Health

Airs Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 6 p.m. November is COPD awareness month. Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Our host, Kermit Poling, will be joined by Dr. Bob Walter, Chief of Pulmonology and Critical Care at LSU Health Shreveport to talk about COPD and other lung health issues. Also joining in the conversation will be Courtney Rayburn, Tobacco Treatment Specialist with Willis-Knighton Health System. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

Carrefour Chamber Music Project
Carrefour Chamber Music Project / Carrefour Chamber Music Project

Airs Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with cellist Brett Andrews about a special chamber music series of live stream concerts featuring pianist Robert Cruz with Brett. They will perform the five cello sonata's by Beethoven. For details about the next cocnerts in the series visit the facebook page for Carrefour Chamber Music Project.

View previous concert here

PrizePalooza
Prize Fest Foundation / Prize Fest Foundation - Used By Permission

Airs Thursday, July 16, 2020, at 12 noon. Kermit Poling spoke with Gregory Kallenberg about PrizePalooza, taking place this Sunday, July 19, 2020, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. It is an Online Music Fest and Fundraiser You Can Attend In Your Pajamas.

Gregory is excited to announce our first ever online music festival, PrizePalooza! A number of national and international acts with ties to the Prize Foundation will perform for the occasion. PrizePalooza is FREE and your contribution on IndieGoGo will not only help us make it a reality, it will also help fund Prize Foundation and allow us to continue engaging, activating and elevating creative entrepreneurs from around the world!

While the full festival lineup has not been finalized, many high-caliber musicians have already signed on to participate. PrizePalooza is thrilled to announce the following initial artist selection:

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