Classical Arizona PBS

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

Classical Arizona PBS

Classical Arizona PBS is an award-winning producer of broadcast productions highlighting classical music performances recorded at venues throughout Arizona. Classical music enthusiasts will be sure to enjoy a wide variety of chamber, orchestra, band, and choral programs. Arizona Encore showcases Arizona’s premier performances of both local talent and touring artists. ASU in Concert features faculty, student ensemble, and guest artist performances from the ASU School of Music. And every spring, Classical Arizona PBS presents The Phoenix Symphony Classics Series, which includes interviews with musicians and conductors.

Broadcasts of Classical Arizona PBS productions can be heard in the Phoenix metro area on 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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