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, May 27, 2017 at 11:00 am - Vieira String Quartet
Vieira Quartet is a string quartet comprised of students who are Fellow scholarship recipients at the Music Institute of Chicago (MIC) Academy. The members include 16 year old violinist Maya Anjali Buchanan, 17 year old violinist Karisa Chiu, 18 year old violist Steven Song, and 18 year old cellist Nathan Mo. Maya and Karisa study more…
Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11:00 am - LIVE: Emily Cho, 13, piano
On Saturday’s live broadcast we feature 13 year old pianist Emily Cho. Emily is a 7th grader at Margaret Mead Jr. High School and studies piano with Brenda Huang. Emily started to play piano when she was 7 years old and when she was 9 years old, Emily made her solo concert debut at the more…
Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 11:00 am - LIVE: Amer Hasan, 18, clarinet
On Saturday’s live broadcast, we feature 18 year old clarinetist Amer Hasan. Amer is a senior at Carl Sandburg High School and will be attending the Oberlin Conservatory of Music as a student of Richard Hawkins in the fall. He currently studies with Jim La Mantia and Dr. Bonnie Campbell. Amer’s awards include first prizes more…
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Introductions is an original production of WFMT and is hosted and produced by Michael San Gabino. The executive producer is David Polk.