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…
Monday, May 2, 2011 by David Polk
Saturday, December 11, 2010 by David Polk
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…
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11:00 am - Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert at Symphony Center
On Saturday’s broadcast, we feature highlights from the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra’s (CYSO) spring concert at Symphony Center in downtown Chicago. This concert concluded the orchestra’s 70th season. For more information about the CYSO, please click here.
Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 11:00 am - Kartoshka Quartet
On Saturday’s broadcast, we feature Kartoshka Quartet of Midwest Young Artists Conservatory (MYAC) in Highwood, Illinois. The members of the quartet include 16-year-old violinist Rachel Hsu, 17-year-old violinist Eleanor Goes, 18-year-old violist Sofiya Kyrylyuk, and 18-year-old cellist Julia Ilhardt. They are coached by Desirée Ruhstrat. Kartoshka Quartet was formed at (MYAC) in 2016 and has more…
Introductions is made possible by the generous support of The Negaunee Foundation, the Richard P. and Susan Kiphart Family, The Siragusa Foundation, Chet Gougis and Shelley Ochab, and the listener supporters of WFMT.
Introductions is an original production of WFMT and is hosted and produced by Michael San Gabino. The executive producer is David Polk.