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Meshugene Quartet of Midwest Young Artists

Meshugene Quartet of Midwest Young Artists

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…

10 year old pianist Rachel Hsu

Rachel Shekinah Hsu

Listen to the full audio Rachel Shekinah Hsu is a fourth grade student at Romona Elementary School in Wilmette, IL. She has learned piano for five years and violin for six years. Currently she studies piano with Sueanne Metz and violin with Desiree Ruhstrat. Rachel has won many piano competitions, including 1st place at ISMTA, more…

A Memorial Concert Honoring Emilio del Rosario

Emilio del Rosario

Today on a special Introductions, we bring you highlights of a memorial concert honoring Emilio del Rosario, an acclaimed and beloved piano instructor who taught at the Music Institute of Chicago for over 40 years. His former students and colleagues cames together in Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston to share stories…and music by Enrique Granados, more…

Serena Harnack, 12, violin

Serena Harnack

Listen to full program We started off the program with a remembrance of Music Institute of Chicago teacher Emilio del Rosario, who died that week. I spoke with WFMT program host Peter van de Graaff who was a student of Mr. Del Rosario. Our guest was Serena Harnack, 12, who has been studying violin for more…