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Introductions

Introductions

Saturdays at 11:00 am

Introductions features the Chicago-area’s talented pre-college classical musicians every week.  Soloists and small ensembles perform live in WFMT’s Levin Performance Studio, while larger ensembles are recorded at their home locations.

Recent Programs

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Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 11:00 am

Iris Trio and Jayne Dilliberto, 18, soprano

Iris Trio was formed at the Academy at the Music Institute of Chicago. The trio includes Ria Honda, violin; Ayoun Alexandra Kim, cello; and Natalie Nedvetsky, piano. Milana Pavchinskaya and Paul Vanderwerf coach the trio. All three members of the Iris Trio were semifinalists at the 2015 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. In addition, the members have individually more…

Music from the CYSO's June 2014 tour to China.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 11:00 am

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and CYSO Encore Chamber Orchestra

On Saturday’s broadcast, we present selections from the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and CYSO Encore Chamber Orchestra’s spring concerts.  The Encore Chamber Orchestra is made up of students who intend to pursue careers as music professionals. On Saturday, April 9, the CYSO Encore Chamber Orchestra performed at the Logan Center for the Performing Arts at more…

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Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 11:00 am

REBROADCAST: Kimberly Han, 15, piano

On Saturday’s encore broadcast, we present 15 year old pianist Kimberly Han. To listen to her program again, please click here.

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Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11:00 am

Philadelphos Trio

The Philadelphos Trio was formed at Midwest Young Artists Conservatory in the fall of 2015.  The trio includes clarinetist Torin Bakke, cellist Rowena Bakke, and pianist Alice Zhang.  Their coach is Lyudmila Lakisova. In May 2016, Trio Philadelphos advanced to the semifinals of the M-Prize International Chamber Arts Competition in Ann Arbor, Michigan and the quarterfinals of more…

Akros

Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 11:00 am

REBROADCAST: Akros Trio

On Saturday’s program, we present an encore broadcast of the Akros Trio of the Music Institute of Chicago. To listen to the program again, please click here.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 11:00 am

LIVE: Yerin Yang, 13, piano

On Saturday’s live broadcast, we feature 12 year old pianist Yerin Yang. Yering attends South Middle School in Arlington Heights, Illinois.  She started piano at age five and currently studies with Brenda Huang. Most recently, Yerin passed the preliminary rounds for the Cleveland International Piano Competition (Junior Division) and competed among 12 other contestants.   She more…

Eric

Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 11:00 am

Eric Stinehart, 18, viola and Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Millennium Winds

On Saturday’s broadcast, we feature a violist and wind quintet. Eric Stinehart just graduated from New Trier High School, where he was the Principal Violist of the Symphony Orchestra. Eric started playing the violin at the age of 5 and switched over to viola in 8th grade.  Eric studies with Desirée Ruhstrat in Highland Park, IL. Eric more…

Diamant

Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 11:00 am

String Quartet Diamant (2016 Gold Medal Fischoff Competition) and Cindy Yang, piano

On Saturday’s broadcast, we feature a string quartet and pianist. String Quartet Diamant recently won the Gold Medal at the 2016 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in South Bend, Indiana, one of the most prestigious youth music competitions in the country. The quartet was formed at the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory in Fall 2015.  Its more…

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Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 11:00 am

LIVE: Anima – Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus

On Saturday’s live broadcast, we present the Anima – Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus. Founded in 1964, Anima -The Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus is one of the leading children and youth choirs in America.  Anima has won several national awards, including the 2013 Chorus America Award for Adventurous Programming, the 2013 Chicago A Cappella Tribute Award, more…

Megan Torti

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 11:00 am

REBROADCAST: Megan Torti, 18, flute

On Saturday’s encore broadcast, we feature 18 year old flutist Megan Torti of Glen Ellyn. Megan is Principal Flute of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. To listen to her program again, please click here.

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