In the first half of today’s program, we featured 18 year old soprano Michelle Boggess of Mt. Prospect High School, who will be attending DePaul University in the fall. In the second half, we featured members of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Chamber Music Institute, including their Sterling Brass Quintet and the Maud Powell String more…
Saturday, July 2, 2011 by David Polk
Monday, May 2, 2011 by David Polk
The members of the Meshugene Quartet of Midwest Young Artists in Highwood, Illinois (MYA) were winners of the MYA division of the Discover National Chamber Music Competition in 2011. They will also be competing in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in May of this year. The group is coached by Rami Solomonow and Allan more…
Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:00 am - Rebroadcast: Jisun Lee, violin
Listen to this broadcast again here. Violinist Jisun Lee is a student at the Music Institute of Chicago‘s Academy program for gifted pre-college musicians where she studies with Almita Vamos. She is an Academy Fellowship Laureate, a program designated to recognize talented musicians demonstrating an extraordinary level of technical proficiency and musical maturity. In past more…
Replays on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 11:00 am - Rebroadcast: Timothy Zhou, 17, piano
Listen to this broadcast again here. Timothy Zhou, 17, started playing piano at age seven. He has won awards at various competitions, including 1st place at Steinway Young Artist Competition in 2006 and Honorable Mentions at the Music Teachers National Association piano competition in 2011 and 2012. He also participated in chamber music programs and more…
Replays on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11:00 am - Fine Arts Circle Membership Drive
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