Rich Kleinfeldt is a substitute host for Classical WETA 90.9 FM. A professional musician, teacher and lecturer, Rich also hosts Center Stage at Wolf Trap and Indianapolis-on-the-Air, which features the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
Rich graduated from Milliken University in Decatur, Illinois and Catholic University in Washington, D.C. Until 1983, he performed with The United States Army Band as a saxophone soloist.
The co-production of Florentine Films, Laura Ziskin Pictures, WETA and Ark Media, produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions.Watch a preview →
Classical WETA’s online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music.Learn more →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →