November 16, 2016
Residency with WFMT 98.7

Adjust those radio tuners and live streams - KQ has been named a 2017 Artist in Residence with WFMT 98.7!

Two Chicago music ensembles, the Kontras Quartet and the KAIA String Quartet, have been chosen as Artists in Residence for 2017 by WFMT FM 98.7, the Window to the World Communications classical and fine arts station. Each group will have a three-month residency to "perform, curate and expose audiences to new ways of thinking about classical music" on all of WFMT’s platforms.

A total of 65 groups and individuals applied for the new program. "We were thrilled to receive such an impressive number of worthy entries for this competition," program director David Polk said in a statement. "We know that the two ensembles we chose will greatly enrich our programming, and we are excited about the innovative digital content they will provide for WFMT.com."

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