KSMQ Music Specials


The Minnesota Orchestra Brass Quintet performs in the KSMQ studio. Members of the orchestra played in several locations around Austin during the first week in May. The series is known as Common Chords, in which the Orchestra immerses itself in a single community for a week. The week culminated with the full orchestra performing at Knowlton Auditorium.



Christmas with the Choral Arts Ensemble 2022: Rochester's Choral Arts Ensemble performs its annual Christmas concert at Zumbro Lutheran Church in Rochester.



An Austin Christmas 2022: Our annual Christmas music program features the Austin Big Band and youth musicians from the Austinaires show choir and the La Fiera Chamber Orchestra.



In Our Midst: Kathryn Bisanti, "Route 66"



In Our Midst: Kathryn Bisanti, "Voi Che Sapete"



In Our Midst: Kathryn Bisanti, "Love Me or Leave Me"



In Our Midst: Kathryn Bisanti, "Mambo Italiano"



In Our Midst: Kathryn Bisanti, "Santa Lucia"



In Our Midst: Kathryn Bisanti, "Get Happy"




The Austin Symphony Orchestra has a new addition, and it's a reason to celebrate! With the help of generous donations, the ASO recently purchased a piano: the Fazioli F 308, one of the finest pianos in the world. KSMQ partnered with the ASO to bring you its debut performance recorded live at the Knowlton Auditorium in Austin. World renowned pianist Roberto Plano introduces this magnificent musical instrument to Minnesota.



 KSMQ Public Television partnered with MacPhail Center for Music to produce "Connections and Transformations." This special was developed by Mischa Santora, the MacPhail Center for Music’s Spotlight Series Artistic Director. 

KSMQ Channels

Channel 15 Dish Network, Direct TV, MetroNet or Antenna.
Channel 779 Charter.
Channel 8 Mankato Charter.
And Other local Cable Systems.

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