David Latulippe

Announcer, Arts & Cultural Host

David Latulippe is a voice actor as well as a vocalist, flutist and piccolo player.  He has been heard in various orchestral and chamber music settings with the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony, the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Golden Gate Opera, the San Francisco Concerto Orchestra and the BC Orchestra, and has performed internationally as soloist and with orchestras in Austria, Ireland and Taiwan.  He has also narrated such children’s classics as Peter & the Wolf and Tubby the Tuba.

While living in New York, David was heard on New York City’s signature public radio station, WNYC, as host for news and classical music programs.  He was music consultant to director Mike Nichols, for his HBO productions of Wit and Angels in America.  Recent commercial work include on and off-camera projects for Roundtable Pizza, RadioShack, Yahoo! and the Marin Dreamhouse Raffle, among others.

For KALW, David is an announcer and administrator and was co-founding producer of Out in the Bay.  He has hosted and produced From the Conservatory, Music from Mills, and Music at Menlo, and is principal guest host for Then & Now.  He is currently host of Open Air, Explorations in Music, and the Berkeley Symphony broadcasts.

David lives in San Francisco with his partner of 25 years, Ronn Seely, and a ceaselessly entertaining cat named Midge.  Visit his website.



Tue January 6, 2015
KALW Almanac

January 6, 2015

Happy Birthday, John Deloarean...way ahead of your time!

Sunrise: 7:26

Sunset: 5:06


99% of the waning moon is visible

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High: 12:57am/11:25am
  • Low: 5:41am/6:17pm

Special celebrations...

Three Kings Day or some version of Epiphany is celebrated in…

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Sun January 4, 2015
KALW Almanac

Monday, January 5, 2015

Happy Birthday, Superman! (And your almanac author!)

Sunrise: 7:26  Sunset: 5:05pm

99% of the waning moon is visible

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High: 12:20am/10:59am
  • Low: 4:59am/5:43pm

Special Celebrations today include...

Twelfth Night! - the night before Epiphany

National Whipped Cream Day

Special happenings on this day…

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Mon December 22, 2014
KALW Almanac

Monday, December 22, 2014

Happy Birthday, Giacomo!

356th day of 2014, 9 days remain

  • Sunrise: 7:22am 
  • Sunset: 5:45pm

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:11am/10:57am
  • Low: 4:44am/5:40pm

Special celebrations today...

Army Day - Vietnam

Winter Solstice Holiday - Hong Kong

Las Posadas (Day 7 of 9) - Mexico

National Haiku Poetry Day

On this day in...

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Mon December 8, 2014
Arts & Culture


An all-new 34th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration. John Schaefer hosts from New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine, with holiday favorites and new sounds from around the world.   Monday, December 8, 9-11pm.  (View all of KALW's special holiday programming here.)


Tue November 25, 2014
Arts & Culture

Third Coast Radio Festival ~ Thursday from Noon - 2pm

The best of the best in new radio, winners of the Third Coast Festival Competition.  Award-winning writer, producer and humorist Gwen Macsai is host.  You’ll also hear interviews with winning producers and excerpts from the Third Coast Awards Ceremony, hosted by Roman Mars.