Classical Arizona PBS

Classical Arizona PBS highlights some of Arizona’s finest arts organizations.

Classical Arizona PBS is an award-winning producer of broadcasts that highlight classical music performances recorded at venues throughout Arizona. Classical Arizona PBS productions can be heard on 89.5 KBAQ-FM, Classical Arizona PBS — DTV channel 8.5 and on our award-winning “Classical Arizona PBS” mobile app, available for iOS and Android.

Through our broadcast series, classical music enthusiasts will be sure to enjoy a wide variety of chamber, orchestra, band and choral programs, including:

The Phoenix Symphony

The Phoenix Symphony concert series, broadcast every spring, features performances from Classics series concerts and includes interviews with musicians and conductors.

Arizona Encore!

Arizona Encore! showcases Arizona’s premiere performances of both local talent and touring artists. Listen to professional caliber performances recorded live at venues across the state.

ASU in Concert

ASU in Concert features ASU School of Music faculty, student ensembles and visiting guest artists. Performances range from solo artists to full orchestras and early music to contemporary works.


To listen to past programs, download the Classical Arizona PBS mobile app or visit our media page.

Broadcasts of Classical Arizona PBS productions can be heard in the Phoenix metro area 89.5 KBAQ-FM or DTV 8.5 Classical Arizona PBS. KBAQ is a service of Arizona State University and Rio Salado College a Maricopa County Community College. Programs are also available through live streaming on the K-BACH website or on-demand via the Classical Arizona PBS mobile app. Special programming is distributed throughout Arizona including KUAT-FM (Tucson), KNAU-FM (Flagstaff), as well as nationally/internationally on American Public Media and the WFMT Radio Network.


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