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, July 4, 2015 at 11:00 am - Fortis Piano Quartet
Fortis Piano Quartet was formed in the fall of 2014 by the chamber program of the Music Institute of Chicago’s Academy, a pre-college training program for highly gifted young musicians. All four members are Fellows at the Academy. Joshua Brown, violinist/violist (15), Kitsho Hosotani, violinist/violist (15), Nathan Mo, cellist (16), and Daniel Szefer, piano (16) more…
Replays on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 11:00 am - MYA Symphony Orchestra Plays The Rite of Spring
On this Saturday’s broadcast, we feature the Midwest Young Artists Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Stravinsky’s ground breaking 20th century masterpiece The Right of Spring. The MYA Symphony Orchestra performed this piece in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston as a part of their spring concert on Sunday, May 3, more…
Replays on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 11:00 am - New Trier High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble
We feature the New Trier High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble on this Saturday’s broadcast in a diverse program of music for wind and percussion instruments. The ensemble was selected by the judges of the 2014 Chicagoland Band Festival at John Hersey High School to perform on Introductions. Matt Temple is the director of bands at the more…
Replays on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Introductions is made possible by the generous support of The Negaunee Foundation, Susan & Richard Kiphart, The Siragusa Foundation, Chet Gougis & Shelley Ochab, an anonymous donor, and the listener supporters of WFMT. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.