Marilyn Cooley

Marilyn joined Colorado Public Radio as a classical music host in May of 2018, bringing nearly four decades of radio experience along with her.

Bachelor’s degree in music, Miami University; master’s degree in music, Northwestern University.

Professional background:
Before joining Colorado Public Radio, Marilyn was an on-air host at Classical WETA in Washington D.C. for 33 years. There, she curated daily disc-to-air music shows, produced and edited special programming with high-profile classical musicians, and hosted the station’s online, all-vocal service, Since beginning her career in 1980, Marilyn has worked at classical music stations across the country, including WGUC-FM in Cincinnati, Ohio and WBJC-FM in Baltimore, Maryland.

In addition to her hosting duties, Marilyn regularly produces web-based podcasts for both the National Philharmonic and the Boulder Philharmonic.