Listen to the Full Program Our guest today was 14 year old violinist Jennifer Cha of Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville. Jennifer was a finalist in this year’s Crain-Maling Chicago Symphony Orchestra Youth Auditions and performed for us music by Spanish composer/violin virtuoso Pablo de Sarasate, Alexander Glazunov and more. “Hot Canary” by Paul more…
Saturday, April 16, 2011 by David Polk
Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 11:00 am - LIVE: Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra, Maud Powell String Quartet
Named after Maud Powell (1867-1920), America’s first international violin superstar (who grew up in Aurora, Illinois), this premier string quartet from the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra is coached by Karen Basrak, cellist in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The members include Jacob Song (Barrington High School), Mike Priller (Rolling Meadows High School), Claire Wright (Home schooled), and Paul Christian (Glenbard West more…
Replays on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 11:00 pm
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