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Cellist Zuill Bailey to be Featured on WCPE’s Show “Preview!”

Famed cellist Zuill Bailey will be featured on the upcoming WCPE show “Preview!” Bailey will discuss current projects and his upcoming performance with the Triad Chamber Music Society. The show will air Sunday, September 16.

Wake Forest, NC, September 15, 2007 --( announces today that its weekly program “Preview!” will feature an interview with cellist Zuill Bailey. The interview will air Sunday, September 16.

During the show, WCPE’s Larry Kirwan will sit down with Bailey and discuss his latest project, a studio recording of the complete Bach cello suites. Kirwan will also talk with Bailey about his September 19 concert with the Triad Chamber Music Society. Bailey will perform Bach’s Suite for Solo Cello in C Major, as well as works by Vivaldi, Rossini, and Paganini with Cellist Grace Lin Anderson and Pianist Inara Zandmane. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the UNCG School of Music Recital Hall.

“I have enjoyed Bailey’s heartfelt and energetic playing style for years,” says “Preview!” host Deana Vassar. “He invokes a wide range of emotions with each note played.”

A Virginia native, Bailey has established himself as one of the most talented and sought-after cellists today. The Roanoke Times says Bailey is "one of those rare talents whose technique seems utterly natural, and which apparently long ago permitted him to do seemingly anything on the fingerboard.”

“Preview!” airs every Sunday evening from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. (ET) and presents the latest in classical recordings and upcoming classical events.

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About Zuill Bailey:
Zuill Bailey is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory and The Juilliard School where he studied under Loran Stephenson, Stephen Kates and Joel Krosnick. Bailey serves as Professor of Cello at the University of Texas-El Paso, as well as artistic director of El Paso Pro-Musica. He performs on a 1693 Matteo Goffriller cello, formerly owned by Mischa Schneider of the Budapest Quartet. Bailey performs recitals throughout the country, with notable appearances at the National Gallery, the La Jolla Music Society in California and the complete Beethoven Cello Sonatas at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with pianist and frequent recital partner, Simone Dinnerstein. Bailey has appeared in concert with such renowned musicians as Lynn Harrell, the Juilliard String Quartet, Itzhak Perlman and Janos Starker. For more information on Zuill Bailey, visit

About WCPE:
With a 28-year history, WCPE is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. Community-minded business underwriters and foundations are among the 150,000 listeners in the North Carolina broadcast area. General Manager Deborah S. Proctor’s leadership has enabled the WCPE community to include national and worldwide listeners. Other radio stations and cable television systems are able to rebroadcast Great Classical Music. WCPE is one of the first public broadcasters to stream on the Internet. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. Quarter Notes, the WCPE Program Guide, is published four times a year as a means to enhance appreciation and understanding of classical music. It is distributed to station supporters and is also available online at For more information, visit TheClassicalStation.Org or call 1-800-556-5178.

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