noncomMUSIC Alliance

Music that connects.
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WHY noncomMUSIC?

Noncommercial music celebrates heritage and innovation in genres ranging from classical to jazz to the bluegrass, roots, alt-country, and other eclectic sounds of Triple A found only on public radio. Local public radio stations are America’s richest, most expansive sources of music and play a vital role in boosting local artists, venues, communities, and music economies.

DISCOVERY

Public radio is a space where local listeners can find vast troves of new American music and classical traditions. LEARN MORE

Curation

Public radio music stations are one-of-a-kind community tastemakers that reflect and shape listeners’ love of music. LEARN MORE

Preservation

Public radio provides the airtime and live performances that breathe continued life into historic and regional music traditions. LEARN MORE

Performance

Public radio is a driving force in the local music scene, connecting musicians and listeners on stage, on air, and online. LEARN MORE

Community

Public radio is locally owned and operated leading stations to tailor their programming and services to meet community needs. LEARN MORE

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SOUNDS OF noncomMUSIC

JAZZ

CLASSICAL

TRIPLE A

STORIES

  • KNKX
    KNKX's School of Jazz Fosters Emerging Young Musicians
    School of Jazz gives high school students visibility and...
  • KDFC
    KUSC and KDFC: Classical Music's Lifeline in California
    KUSC and KDFC keeping classical alive in California...
  • Jefferson Public Radio
    Jefferson Public Radio Uses the Classics to Revitalize its Community
    Jefferson Public Radio exemplifies music preservation and discovery by...