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Listening to KVPR Classical Digital Station

Listen to KVPR Classical on kvpr.org, the KVPR app, or your smart speaker. The stream can also be heard on compatible HD Radios in the Fresno area on 89.3 channel HD-2, or 89.1 HD-2 in Bakersfield.

KVPR Classical is Valley Public Radio’s station dedicated to playing timeless classical music, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You'll hear hosts from Classical 24 and favorites like Sunday Baroque in crystal clear all-digital sound.

HD Radio: If you live in the Fresno or Bakersfield metro areas, you may be able to receive KVPR Classical via our HD-2 signal.

Fresno area: 89.3 HD-2
Bakersfield area: 89.1 HD-2

Watch the video below for a demonstration on how to find KVPR Classical on an HD Radio.

There are several HD radios on the market, including the Sangean HDR-16. You may need to adjust the position for the radio and antenna in order to get the HD signal. In some cases, a window sill facing the east or northeast may offer the best reception. More info on other HD Radios currently on the market is available here.

Amazon Echo smart speaker responds to voice commands

Smart Speakers: You can listen to KVPR Classical on all Amazon Echo, Google Nest or Apple HomePod smart speakers. Simply ask your speaker to "Play KVPR Classical radio."

Sonos: Users with a Sonos audio system can listen to KVPR Classical, via TuneIn radio.  To enable TuneIn, got to the Sonos app for iOS or Android: 1) From the Settings tab, tap Services; 2) Under Music & Content, tap Add a Service; 3) Select Radio by TuneIn from the list; 4) Follow the on-screen prompts to add the service to Sonos.

PCs and Laptops: Visit KVPR.org and click “All Streams” on the audio player bar towards the top of the page. Click “KVPR Classical” and the station will begin to play. You can also listen via KVPR.org on your mobile devices.

Smartphones & Tablets: Listen using the KVPR App for iOS and Android platforms. After you download the app, open it and click the “KVPR Classical Stream” button near the top of the screen and then press the “Play” icon at the bottom of the screen. You can also listen without the app, over the web at KVPR.org.

Wireless Bluetooth Speakers: A wide range of wireless Bluetooth speakers are on the market right now, that allow you to connect your PC, smartphone or tablet and listen with excellent sound quality. They range from under $15 to over $200 depending on the features and the overall quality of the device. Amazon.com, Best Buy,Wal-Mart and Target all have a wide selection of Bluetooth speakers available. 

This Bluetooth adapter lets you wirelessly connect your PC, phone or tablet to an existing stereo system, allowing you to play streaming audio like KVPR Classical over your existing speakers.

Your existing home stereo system: Did you know you can connect your laptop, smartphone or tablet to most home stereo systems? If your PC supports Bluetooth, you can purchase an adapter like this one that plugs into your existing stereo system using either a RCA cable, or a 1/8 inch headphone jack input (depending on what audio input jack your system has). Once the adapter is powered on and connected to the audio system (an audio cable is required), you can connect your PC to the adapter wirelessly. You can also connect your PC to your stereo without using Bluetooth by using a cable like this.

Your TV/Home Theater: If your home TV system has an Amazon Fire Stick, an Apple TV, or Roku device, either as external hardware or built-in, you can listen to KVPR Classical, via support for the TuneIn app, which comes with these platforms. Ask your device to "Play KVPR Classical." Also, if you have a sound bar type home theater system, you may be able to connect your PC, smartphone or tablet to the audio system via Bluetooth. 

In your car: Most newer cars let you connect a smartphone to your in-car audio system via Bluetooth. Many vehicles without Bluetooth offer the option of connecting a phone via an audio cable,or a cassette tape adapter. Other cars have built-in support for Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, which allow in-car control of your media choices, including listening to KVPR Classical. Refer to your owners manual for information on what equipment comes with your vehicle. Cars that have HD radios in the Fresno area can receive KVPR Classical on 89.3 channel HD-2. In the Bakersfield area, tune to 89.1 FM channel HD-2.

If you have questions about how to configure your system to listen to all of the content Valley Public Radio offers, contact the station at 559-862-2481 or email at kvpr@kvpr.org.