Special Programming

Classical KCME brings you special programming throughout the year. Please check back often for updates.

Please join us for the 4th Annual KCME Listener Top 20 Countdown! Again this year, we want to have some fun with you, our listeners, as we prepare our countdown of KCME Listeners’ Top 20 Favorite Pieces of Classical Music on Tuesday, December 26 from 9:00am to 10:00pm. Let us know your top TWO favorite pieces of Classical Music here.

Please send in your response by Monday, December 18. Thanks for participating!

Peak Performances

Sundays at 3pm

05 TBA
12 Chamber Orchestra of the Springs Celestial Dialogues
19 Colorado Springs Philharmonic Mozart and Prokofiev
26 EPIC Dvořák & Mendelssohn Trios

03 Holiday Program TBA
10 Colorado Springs Philharmonic Tchaikovsky

Classics for Kids

At KCME, we are delighted to showcase Classics For Kids every Sunday at 6:00PM.


Classics for Kids is designed to introduce children to classical music. According to the Classics for Kids creators, “Music not only has the power to stimulate the mind, enrich the heart and soothe the soul; it can help children to think more creatively, develop craftsmanship and discipline and learn the value of excellence.”


05 Gustav Holst
12 The Planets
19 A Lot to be Thankful for
26 English Folk Song


03 Georges Bizet
10 Jewish Composers
17 Farandole
24 Christmas Classics
31 New Year Cheer

More information, music, resources, and games can be found on the Classics for Kids website.

Youth Spotlight

Featuring Youth Artists of the Pikes Peak Region.

Broadcast the third Sunday of each month at 6:30pm, with repeats Wednesday at 7am, and Friday at 5pm.. Also repeated the next week Monday at 1pm, Thursday at 7pm, and Saturday at 10am.

Classical KCME is proud to spotlight local youth artists of the community each month. Thanks to these young artists, the first to come into the station for these special broadcasts! Listen to the interviews here.

The Score

Saturdays at 9am

4 Reach for the Skies
11 Unsung Heroes
18 The Melting Pot
25 Thanksgiving Stuffing

The Metropolitan Opera

Sundays at 11am

December 9 – Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas– New Production/Met Premiere
December 16 (10am) – Mozart’s The Magic Flute – abridged English-language version
December 23 – Wagner’s Tannhäuser
December 30 – Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro
January 6 – Verdi’s Nabucco

Performance Spotlight

Sponsored by The Tiemens Group at Morgan Stanley

Broadcast weekdays at 10am with a repeat at 4pm.

Performance spotlight is a 3 minute interview with local organizations chatting about anything and everything in the performing arts world. Listen to the interviews here.

Nationally Syndicated Broadcasts

KCME proudly broadcasts various nationally syndicated programs, for more information and to listen to past programs, click the program names below.

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