WAUSAU — On Thursday, July 19, Wisconsin Public Radio’s Route 51 will feature an hour of music and conversation with the Miami-based South Beach Chamber Ensemble, led by Wausau native and cellist Michael Andrews.

Glen Moberg will talk to Andrews and his musicians about their 13th annual chamber music festival, South Beach Up North, which gets underway with Thursday’s Route 51, and continues with four separate performances in the Wausau area and Minocqua.

The Miami-based South Beach Chamber Ensemble returns to central Wisconsin each July. Its diverse repertoire includes classical, American pop standards, jazz, and rock.

Find more information and a schedule of the festival at http://www.sobechamberensemble.org/south-beach-north.

Route 51 airs from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursdays on stations 91.9 WLBL Wausau, AM 930 Auburndale/Stevens Point, 99.1 Stevens Point, 100.9 Marshfield, 90.3 WHBM Park Falls, 89.1 WHAA Adams/Wisconsin Rapids, HD 90.9-3 WHRM and 89.9 WHSF Rhinelander/Eagle River.

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