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16 year old violinist Jorie Butler-Geyer

17 year old violinist Jorie Butler-Geyer is a senior at Stevenson High School and concertmaster of the Midwest Young Artists Symphony Orchestra

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Winner 2010 DePaul University Concerto Festival competition, winner Music Festival in Honor of Confucius VGB Scholarship, winner Charles Pikler Merit Scholarship with Midwest Young Artists, finalist with Glacking and West Suburban Symphony Young Artists competitions, honorable mention wins with Chicago Symphony, Walgreens and Confucius competitions. Soloist with Oistrach 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…

Pianist Yoan Ganev, 14

Yoan Ganev

Yoan Ganev, fourteen, started playing the piano at the age of six, and studied at the National School of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria. He came to the United States five years ago where he has studied with Emilio del Rosario and Marta Aznavoorian. He has just started lessons with Dr. Theodore Edel. Yoan has won more…

Trio Bravo of Midwest Young Artists

Trio Bravo of Midwest Young Artists

This trio from the chamber music program of Midwest Young Artists has been together in one form or another for about three years, having won many awards in that time. Their repertoire is firmly rooted in the 20th century and later and they described why in our Levin Performance studio. Jorie Butler-Geyer, violin, 16, Adlai more…