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Take Note

Take Note

We’re Taking History by the Tempo!

Take Note is a ninety-second weekly dive into music history where we choose topics based on music’s intersection with national and international cultural celebrations. Highlighting diverse topics within the history of music, Take Note aims to promote inclusivity in the world of classical music. Each Take Note episode has its own focus whether fun or educational so that listeners from all backgrounds will find something to enjoy from week to week. From holidays like Cinco de Mayo and the 4th of July to World Day of Social Justice and National Eisteddfod [ey-steth-vod], Take Note covers a breadth of topics displaying the many roles music plays in our world. 

Broadcast on DTV 8.5 and KBACH Tuesdays at 8pm and Saturdays at 7pm, or wherever you choose to listen to podcasts.

Anna Williams

Anna Williams works as the producer of audio performance programs at Arizona PBS, where she produces programs like Arizona Encore, Take Note, and the Art in the 48 podcast. She has also co-hosted live radio broadcasts across the state of Arizona. In 2022, Anna graduated from Arizona State University with her Master’s in Musicology after defending her thesis "The Online Community of the Emo Fandom: How a Genre Became a Lifestyle." An Alabama native, Anna graduated from Samford University in Birmingham in 2019 with a degree in viola performance and spent several years teaching music lessons. As a teacher at heart, Anna's passion is drawing new audiences to musical discourse and working with academics to develop equitable and inclusive ways to analyze and interact with popular culture. Her favorite hobbies include attending live music events, playing video games, reading, and TikTok.

Joshua Pierre Moore

Joshua Pierre Moore, a Texas native, has relocated to the Phoenix metropolitan area in pursuit of a Master’s in Opera Performance at Arizona State University. Joining the Central Sound team at Arizona PBS, J.P. has made his first venture into public radio in the fall of 2022. Working as the Production Assistant, J.P. assists in curating Arizona Encore broadcasts as well as conducting interviews with visiting artists for concerts recorded by Central Sound. J.P. also works as a Take Note co-host, writing scripts for the podcast, all while performing in various productions from each Music Theatre and Opera season at ASU. J.P. spent his last four years in Texas pursuing a Bachelor’s in Vocal Performance at Texas State University where he joined the Austin Opera chorus for a production, as well as being a summer apprentice artist with Opera San Antonio. Developing an interest for electronic music, J.P. enjoys going to edm concerts and festivals in Arizona and along the west coast.