Zoellner Arts Center

John Dodds

Zoellner Arts Center's Administrative Director Andrew Cassano and Artistic Director Deb Sacarakis join host John Dodds to discuss what's in store for their upcoming 2019-20 season.

Host Silagh White welcomes Zoellner Arts Center Artistic Director Deb Sacarakis to preview the upcoming second half of Zoellner's 2018-19 season.


Pete & The Stray Dogs Live on The Blend

Nov 16, 2018

Bill Dautremont-Smith welcomes Brooklyn-based Americana band Pete & The Stray Dogs to the WDIY studios for a live interview and performance. 

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith discusses highlights of the first half of Lehigh University's Zoellner Arts Center's 2018-19 season with Artistic Director Deborah Sacarakis.


Host Bill Dautremont-Smith previews the second half of the 2017-18 season at Zoellner Arts Center in Bethlehem. Bill welcomes guests Candi Staurinos, Zoellner's marketing director, and Andrew Cassano, Zoellner's operations director.

(Original air-date: 1/15/2018)

This week's guests are Deb Sacarakis and Andy Cassano of Lehigh University's Zoellner Arts Center, who talked  with host Bill Dautremont-Smith about the first half of their upcoming 2017-2018 season.  

They  discussed some of the performances they are excited about spanning music and dance in their Guest Artist series, as well as in Lehigh's own Theatre Department and Music Department presentations.

(Original air-date: 8/21/2017)

Previewing the CIRQUE IT! Festival on LV Arts Salon

Jul 12, 2017

CIRQUE IT! is Bethlehem's newest festival, a joyous 3-day celebration of the many faces of the circus arts, and a creative collaboration between ArtsQuest, Touchstone Theatre, and the Zoellner Arts Center (July 14-16, 2017). 

This week's guests are Deborah Sacarakis and Andrew Cassano of the Zoellner Arts Center, celebrating their 20th season this year. 

They talk with host Bill Dautremont-Smith about the upcoming highlights of the fall half of Zoellner's 2016/17 Season that opens with "Rhythmic Circus" on Sept 10, 2016.

(Original air-date: 8/15/2016)

WDIY Classics host Karen El-Chaar speaks with Dr. Stephen Sametz, Lehigh University Choral Arts Artistic Director, about his oratorio "A Child's Requiem."  Dedicated to those killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on December 14, 2012, Newtown, Connecticut, the libretto is based on writings of elementary school children in response to tragedy and loss.

"A Child's Requiem" will be performed at Zoellner Arts Center, November 6th & 7th at 8PM in Baker Hall.

Zoellner Arts Center's 2015-16 Season on LV Arts Salon

Aug 27, 2015

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith talks with Zoellner Arts Center co-directors Deborah Zacarakis and Andrew Cassano about Zoellner's upcoming 2015-16 season which includes celebrated guest artist performances as well as Lehigh University Music Dept. and Theatre Dept. performances, Art Gallery exhibitions, and a long weekend block party of events this fall celebrating Lehigh University's 150th anniversary.

(Original air-date: 8/17/2015)

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