Urbana Popscast



Engaging in community arts discussions in Illinois and around the world, this is PopsCast. Hosted by Urbana Pops Orchestra Principal Conductor Daniel F. Southerland, produced by Chris Petterson and made possible by UPO and C4A.


  • 1x4 - Viola? I ardly Know Ya!

    1x4 - Viola? I 'ardly Know Ya!

    04/04/2017 Duration: 01h03min

    A celebration of the unsung hero of the orchestra, the viola, and a chat with Principal Viola of the UPO Robin Kearton.

  • 1x3 - Bassooner or Later

    1x3 - Bassooner or Later

    07/03/2017 Duration: 45min

    UPO's Principal Bassoon Chris Raymond talks to us about the bassoon and its stunning solo capabilities. We also discuss his upcoming recital and Daniel gets a bassoon lesson.

  • 1x2 - Of Fiddles and Funding

    1x2 - Of Fiddles and Funding

    21/02/2017 Duration: 48min

    Appalachian String Band Festival and its possible fate, live perforrmances from Robin Kearton and Tom Faux.