Notebook

All Classical Radio’s Notebook airs Sundays at 12:00 PM PT and explores the intersection of classical music and literature through select musical pieces, short passages, and occasional interviews with authors and figures of the literary world.

Currently you can join us every Sunday at 12:00 PM PT for encore broadcasts of the program at 89.9 FM in Portland or anywhere in the world via our website’s live player.

Notebook is generously sponsored by Literary Arts.


All Classical Radio congratulates Lynnsay Maynard, the former host of Notebook, who is pursuing her passion for social work with a new position. We thank Lynnsay for her time with All Classical and wish her every success in her new role.

We will miss you, Lynnsay!

On Demand

Please stay tuned for upcoming episodes!


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Notebook host by Lynnsay Maynard
Photos by Katy Weaver

Your Host
Lynnsay Maynard

Lynnsay Maynard has been an on-air host and producer at All Classical Radio for four years. Before joining the All Classical Radio team, Lynnsay worked at Maine Public Radio, Maine’s statewide public radio network, as well as WGBH in Boston, MA, and KUOW in Seattle, WA. A dynamic broadcaster and journalist, Lynnsay has produced everything from public affairs programs to short feature programs about the arts and freelanced for outlets such as The Seattle Times and The Jerusalem Review.

Outside of public radio, Lynnsay has lived and worked in North Africa and earned a master’s degree from Columbia University where she was Paige E. Cook Fellow and was selected for a prestigious research trip to the Middle East with USAID.

Hear Lynnsay’s program Notebook, Sundays at 12:00 PM PT at 89.9 FM in Portland, OR, or from anywhere in the world at allclassical.org.


“The depth and range of each episode of Notebook that has aired so far is fairly typical of All Classical Portland’s programming… It’s not difficult to get swept up in Maynard’s enthusiasm as she talks about the future of [this program].”

Robert Ham, Willamette Week (November 29, 2022)


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