West Michigan: Newsmakers July 3, 2010




White Lake Beacon:

Anyone who has listened to the Blue Lake Public Radio (BLPR) classical music morning broadcasts at any time during the past 20 years, will immediately recognize that soothing voice and articulate diction of Bonnie Bierma. Bierma's successful broadcasting professional career was not foreseen by this Grand Rapids native as she completed her U of M Bachelor of Music Education degree. Nor was it part of her thinking during three years of teaching beginning band to intermediate school students in Alpena. "When I was laid off during a down economic time, I knew I had to find another path," she says. A critical factor in that other path will be Bierma's professional performances of classical music on the oboe starting in public school, through U of M, and after... 20th anniversary on public airwaves (Fri, 7/2)







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