Show 205 | Waco, Texas

Recorded: Wednesday, November 11, 2009

This week, from Jones Concert Hall at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, our line-up of outstanding performers includes an 18-year-old from California playing a rousing piano version of "Stars and Stripes Forever" and a 17-year-old Texan playing the great Jones Hall organ. You'll also meet a teenager who is a touring bluegrass and Celtic musician when he's not playing classical music, and catch up with an outstanding From the Top alumnus who now devotes his life to medicine.

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Yurie Mitsuhashi, 17, from Fort Lee, NJ, performs Danse Hongroise by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Pianist Vijay Venkatesh, 18 from Laguna Niguel, CA, performs "Stars and Stripes Forever" by John Philip Sousa, arranged by Vladimir Horowitz

Organist Samuel Gaskin, 17, from College Station, TX, performs II. Fugue from Prelude & Fugue on Alain, Op. 17 by Maurice Duruflé
 
Bassoonist and 10th Anniversary Alumni Performer LaMont Barlow from New York, NY, performs I. Introduction and Allegro from Suite for Bassoon and Piano by Alexandre Tansman.

Cellist Nathaniel Smith, 15, from Brandon, MS, performs Serenade, Op. 54, No. 2 by David Popper

Cellist Nathaniel Smith; fiddler Mia Orosco, 16, from Lorena, TX; and guitarist Simon Stipp perform the traditional "Sally Goodin"

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