Born in Phoenix Sterling is a published poet and songwriter who has written music scores for film as well as stage productions. He began playing the violin at age three and was the winner of the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra's Young Persons Musical Talent Auditions in 1968, was a member of the Phoenix Symphonette, The Phoenix Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Phoenix Boys Choir.
Critic Chris Curcio has been writing about the theater and performing arts since 1968. His reviews and articles have appeared in "Arizona Foothills" magazine, "The Arizona Republic," "In Theater" magazine, "Variety" and the "San Jose Mercury-News."
Jane Hilton's twin passions for music and travel are a perfect complement to her work as an announcer on KBAQ. Each time she's on the air, she serves as a virtual tour guide on a worldwide journey through six centuries of classics. The Arizona native's dedication to the violin won her a full Regent's Orchestra Scholarship to Arizona State University.
Randy Kinkel was one of the first on-air staff hired by KBAQ nearly 20 years ago and is now heard weekends 10-3. Randy is also host/programmer of the popular "Mozart Buffet" weekdays at noon. He also regularly hosts "Southwest Season Ticket" for the KBAQ Production Studio.
Janine began studying the oboe at age 10 and attended the University of Missouri-Columbia on a full music scholarship. However, she caught the radio bug by volunteering at the classical station, KBIA and received her degree in Radio-TV-Film with a minor in music.
Jon has been a long-time supporter of the arts community in Phoenix, with years of membership at the Phoenix Art Museum and regularly attendance at performances by Arizona Theatre Company and Phoenix Theater. He has also served on the board of the Phoenix Center, a non-profit arts organization in central Phoenix.