Listen to the Full Program [Audio clip: view full post to listen] 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 more…
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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.