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Laura Carlo

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Laura Carlo has been WCRB’s Morning Program Host for over 20 years. She has written, produced and hosted numerous programs for WCRB including "ArtsAlive!" "Laura's Book Nook" "CEO Spotlight" and "Baroque in Boston." Under the station's original ownership she also hosted the morning show for the World Classical Network, syndicated in 16 US cities, making her the most listened to stand-alone female music announcer in America, according to Arbitron. She has been both a part-time Music Host and News Anchor on New York's WQXR. Here in Boston, Weekend News Anchor on WBZ Radio and Weekend News Writer/News Producer for WCVB-TV 5; Afternoon News Anchor for Channel 27 (Worcester); and News Director/Morning Anchor on Fall River's WALE Radio. She is a pianist and channels Chopin daily.

  • Every description of the artform watercolors seems to use the word "transparency." For some composers, watercolors' transparency also meant fleeting glimpses of precious moments in time.
  • “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy....” Gershwin had it right. So did Chad and Jeremy: “Trees, swayin’ in the summer breeze, showin’ off their silver leaves, as we walked by.”
  • In summer’s high heat and humidity we’re drawn to the water. It helps to think cool thoughts, too, like being by the ocean, or being caught in the rain.
  • Like father, like son? A Daddy’s Girl? We’re celebrating Father’s Day with the Bachs, the Mozarts, the Liszts, and the Wiecks.
  • Inspiration for composers comes from many places. Sometimes, it’s just from a peek out the window.
  • To celebrate Mother’s Day, these are some of the most powerful musical expressions of the bonds between mother and child.A while back my sister gave me a…
  • There are things that just go together, like shoes and socks, peanut butter and jelly, and … poetry and music.This month marks the 25th annual celebration…
  • A poem my mother taught me when I was a child remains in my mind as the weather warms, joined by music that makes this season beautiful.It was the…
  • You don't need to be Irish to love Irish music.I was lucky to be raised in one of Boston’s Irish neighborhoods. My family was one of very few with Italian…
  • The challenges of this school year have been overwhelming at times, but one study technique has remained remarkably steady.In January, we helped our son…