Share the exuberance and excitement of the concert hall with audiences at home and on the go.

SymphonyCast features full-length concerts recently performed by the best orchestras from around the world. This two-hour weekly program showcases material drawn from Europe's premier symphony orchestras and festivals (including several weeks each summer at the BBC Proms), along with U.S. orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, and Minnesota Orchestra.


Julie Amacher



Number of Programs/Frequency

Ongoing, Weekly

On-Air Promos


Underwriting Audience Insights

SymphonyCast is heard by nearly 200,000 listeners each week.*

SymphonyCast audience:

  • 51% female, 49% male.
  • Median age of 65, with 21% between 25 and 54.
  • 71% hold bachelor’s degrees or higher.
  • 45.7% have an annual household income of $75,000 or more.

*Source: ACT1 Systems based on Nielsen Audio Nationwide DMA P12+ Audience Estimates, Fall 2021

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Julie Amacher, Host

Julie Amacher's desire to introduce others to great music is what led her to radio. She began her professional broadcast career at a station in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. She went from rock 'n' roll to the Rocky Mountains, where she found her niche in public radio at KUNC in Greeley, Colorado. Julie spent 13 years at KUNC, where she managed the announcers and their eclectic music format. During that time, she earned four national awards for best announcer. She joined Minnesota Public Radio in 1997 as an on-air host. She also produces New Classical Tracks, a weekly podcast critiquing a new release each week.

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Air Window: Monday 9:00 AM ET - following Monday 9:00 AM ET



45:00 to 1:05:00
Floating break: A 60-second floating music bed for promos and local announcements will occur in the program usually between 45:00 and 1:05:00


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Broadcast Rights

Broadcast rights for this program can be viewed and downloaded here. Prior to carrying this series, stations must confirm carriage with American Public Media.

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