A 9th grade cellist who also loves skateboarding, Pierre Vaillant was a scholarship recipient of the Music Institute of Chicago Academy and is assistant principal of the Urbana Pops Orchestra.
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Archive for November 19, 2011
Saturday, November 19, 2011 by David Polk
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11:00 am - Kathryn Chiodo, 18, Flute
Kathryn Chiodo began playing the flute at the age of ten and has been studying under Hideko Amano for the past seven years. She has won numerous competitions including the Chicago Flute Club Junior Division, Society of American Musicians Junior Division, and Honorable Mention for the Walgreens Concerto Competition in the Senior Division. In 2014, more…
Replays on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 11:00 am - 16 year old violinist Hansuh Rhee
Listen to this program again here. Hansuh Rhee, age 16, is the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Fellow and Rachel Barton Pine Scholar of the Music Institute of Chicago’s Academy program for gifted pre-college musicians where she studies privately with Roland and Almita Vamos. She began her violin studies at age 7, teachers including more…
Replays on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00 am - Emilio del Rosario Music Foundation Piano Concerto Competition Finals
Three young winners from around the world performed in the finals of the Emilio del Rosario Music Foundation Young Artist Piano Competition. The competition took place in March at Orchestra Hall and students performed a full concerto with the New Millennium Orchestra. Our Critic-at-Large Andrew Patner hosted this event organized in honor of the late more…
Replays on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 11:00 pm
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