About the Program

Whether it's the theremin, the octobass or the contrabass flute, this special will explore instruments that are off the beaten track and the musicians that play them. Audiences will hear commentary about the instruments along with music recordings that showcase their unique sound.


One hour

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Preview audio available: August 31, 2021
Playlist date available: September 15, 2021
Promo spot available: September 15, 2021
Program rundown available: September 15, 2021
Date content will be uploaded: September 17, 2021


Broadcast Window

September 17, 2021 - October 31, 2021

Broadcast Rights

Available to all APM affiliates; subscription to the APM Presents package is not required for carriage. Affiliate stations may carry this program multiple times before November 1, 2021. The program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this program Prior to carrying this program, stations must contact their American Public Media Station Relations Representative.

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Meghann Oglesby

Meghann D. Oglesby is a producer on American Public Media’s Performance Today. In that role, Meghann gets to shine light on diverse artistic voices and create content that touches lives every day. She created and produces the Black History Spotlight Series and the My Name is Series to highlight Black classical musicians. Meghann is also the producer for the PT Young Artist in Residence Series. Before joining APM, she spent 5 years working in higher education. Meghann is also a mom, a part-time actress and fashion lover.

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