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Welcome to Classical Sprouts, The Awesome Classical Music Podcast for Kids.

Interlochen Public Radio's Emmy-award-winning Kate Botello hosts this exciting exploration of classical music for kids.

Kate makes classical music fun with surprising facts, astounding true stories and inspirational samples from influential classical compositions.

Whether you're in the car or making dinner together, Classical Sprouts brings families together to experience classical music.

Join us and plant the seed of your child’s classical music curiosity.

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