On Saturday’s program we highlight winners from the 2017 Midwest Young Artists (MYA) Conservatory Concerto Competition at Pick-Staiger Hall in Evanston. The featured winners include pianist George Dalianis, a sophomore at Maine South High School and violinist Karisa Chiu, a home-schooled senior in high school. Both George and Karisa performed concertos along with the MYA more…
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Saturday, April 15, 2017 by Galilee Abdullah
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11:00 am - Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert at Symphony Center
On Saturday’s broadcast, we feature highlights from the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra’s (CYSO) spring concert at Symphony Center in downtown Chicago. This concert concluded the orchestra’s 70th season. For more information about the CYSO, please click here.
Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 11:00 am - Kartoshka Quartet
On Saturday’s broadcast, we feature Kartoshka Quartet of Midwest Young Artists Conservatory (MYAC) in Highwood, Illinois. The members of the quartet include 16-year-old violinist Rachel Hsu, 17-year-old violinist Eleanor Goes, 18-year-old violist Sofiya Kyrylyuk, and 18-year-old cellist Julia Ilhardt. They are coached by Desirée Ruhstrat. Kartoshka Quartet was formed at (MYAC) in 2016 and has more…
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