About Us

Producer Marty Ronish

Marty Ronish is an independent radio producer. She produces the national broadcasts for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (52 weeks a year, airing in 357 markets) and a 13-week national series for La Jolla SummerFest (on hiatus in 2009).  From 2004-07 she was Editor of NPR Music in Washington DC.  Before that she spent twelve years on-air, and 3 years producing 500 arts features a year for KUNM in Albuquerque.  From 2000-2005 she produced an NEA-supported music education series for kids called Boombox Classroom.

Marty has interviewed more than 3,000 artists for radio.

Trained as an educator and musicologist, Marty is co-author with Donald Burrows of A Catalogue of Handel’s Musical Autographs (Oxford University Press, 1994). The book won the Music Library Association’s Book of the Year Award.  Ronish was a Fulbright Scholar in England from 1980-82 and received her Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of Maryland in 1984.

Contact: mronish@flash.net

You can read her blog at Scanning the Dial


Engineer Ed Schultz

Ed Schultz has worked in numerous facets of audio production in the Albuquerque, NM area for the last fifteen years.  Projects include Boombox Classroom (2001-2005), Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcasts (2007-present), La Jolla SummerFest broadcasts (2008, 2009), and working on the sets of Wildfire (ABC Family Network) and Crash (Starz Network) as ADR recording engineer.  Album projects include Susan Clark Waitin’ For The Wind, which in 2007 won the New Mexico Music Association’s Best CD and Best Production.


From 1995-2000, he was employed by Sunrise Teleproductions, a turnkey production house that assembled 30 second commercials to 60 minute program length material for radio and television.  He won a Telly Award in 1999 for his audio work on a series of New Mexico Tourism Infomercials.


Engineer Richard Obenauf

Richard Obenauf holds an MA in English and American Literature from Loyola University Chicago, where he is a currently a candidate for a PhD in Medieval and Renaissance Literature.  He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of New Mexico with degrees in English and French. 

Obenauf  has been working as an audio editor for Sweet Bird Classics since 1999.  From 2001-2006 he edited the twice-daily show Performance New Mexico for KUNM, Albuquerqe.  Since 2007 he has been editing broadcast and web audio for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcasts and other SBC productions.

Richard plays the violin and has held an amateur radio license since he was fourteen.