Go Behind the Scenes of the First Festival of Books After 3 Years!

Over 150,000 people attended the first LA Times Festival of Books, held on the USC campus, with thousands of listeners from all over Southern California stopping by the Classical California booth to meet our hosts and staff and enjoy live music performances hosted by Classical California’s Brisa Siegel . Kids got to “Be a DJ” with Classical California’s Suraj Partha, Jennifer Miller Hammel, and Brian Lauritzen. They also got to learn the Anatomy of a Violin with Metzler Violin Shop, play interactive games, and more. Take a peek behind the scenes in the video above.

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Classical KUSC, located in the USC building in downtown Los Angeles, broadcasts hand-picked commercial-free classical performances, expert music commentary and coverage of the arts in Southern California. The listener-supported station has been broadcasting for more than 60 years as a broadcast service of the University of Southern California at 91.5 (FM) in Los Angeles and Santa Clarita, 88.5 KPSC in Palm Springs, 91.1 KDSC in Thousand Oaks, 93.7 KDB in Santa Barbara and 99.7 KESC in Morro Bay / San Luis Obispo. It is live-streamed at kusc.org, attracting listeners from around the globe.