Vote For Your Favorite Music In NWPB’s Classical Countdown

What is your favorite symphonic movie score? Your favorite aria or overture?

Whether it’s a well-known composition by Bach or Beethoven, or a hidden gem by a lesser-known composer, NWPB wants to know what pieces resonate with you. Vote for your favorites in the Classical Countdown here.

Your choices will help NWPB create a playlist of the most beloved classical works that we’ll share during the next fund drive.

Vote now, and let your voice be heard on the Classical Countdown, April 26. 

Voting is open until Friday, April 21. 

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