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Backstage Pass with Jonathan Rhodes & Friends--1/11 & 1/13/19


Every year, the William Warfield Scholarship Fund hosts a concert featuring the current recipient, along with several other African-American artists in Rochester. Just two days before the concert, Jonathan Rhodes, who currently holds the scholarship, chats with Backstage Pass host Julia Figueras.  Joining Jonathan in song are Jazmine Saunders, Alexis Peart, and Marcus Jefferson, all classmates at the Eastman School of Music. Thomas Warfield, the historian for WWSF, also joins the conversation. Friday, January 11 at 1 PM, with an encore Sunday, January 13 at 1 PM.

A Strong Memorial baby and Greece Arcadia grad, Julia Figueras is the Music Director and mid-day host for WXXI-FM. She is also the producer and host for the award-winning monthly interview/performance show, Backstage Pass.