Mike Goldberg Joins WCVE Public Radio
WCVE Public Radio is pleased to announce a new voice that actually you might already know. Beginning the week of December 18th you’ll be hearing Mike Goldberg as my primary substitute host while I’m away for the holidays.
You may know Mike Goldberg as a local television and radio meteorologist but did you know that Mike is also a graduate of the world-renowned Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY holding a Bachelor of Music degree in clarinet performance? Highlights of Mike’s musical career include performing with the original Broadway production of “Into The Woods” and touring the major concert halls of the Northeastern U.S. and Canada with the Eastman Wind Ensemble and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. He has recorded for CBS Masterworks, and remains active as a professional musician and teacher. In Richmond, Mike has performed with the Richmond Symphony, Richmond Philharmonic, University of Richmond Orchestra and the Commonwealth Winds. He is the founder and Artistic Director for Crescendo, a professional chamber music ensemble. Also an accomplished conductor, Mike is Co-Founder and Music Director of the Central Virginia Wind Symphony, a group comprised of the most talented high school musicians in the region. The ensemble performs several concerts throughout the year in local malls, helping to raise awareness of local school music programs. Mike is also the Music Director for the Capital City Summer Wind Band and has served as Assistant Conductor for the Richmond Philharmonic. Recently appointed Adjunct Instructor of Clarinet at Randolph-Macon College, Mike maintains a private clarinet studio and serves on the band faculty at Lee Davis, Cosby, and Colonial Forge (Stafford County) High Schools. In addition to these endeavors, he serves on the faculty for Da Capo Virginia.
Please join me in welcoming Mike Goldberg to the public radio family!