Show 244 | Kalamazoo, MI

Recorded: Sunday, January 15, 2012

This week, From the Top comes to you from Dalton Recital Hall at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, where you'll hear a fantastic percussion duo play music by Avner Dorman and a 15-year-old violinist play Wieniawski. You'll also meet a talented tubist who feels his instrument chose him and a cellist who has worn the color yellow every day of his life!

Performers and repertoire:

Pianist Marissa Uchimura,  17, from Kalamazoo, MI performs  Sonata No.3 in A minor, Op.28, by Sergei Prokofiev

Tubist Ben Darneille, 17, from Rochester, IL performs  II. Hornpipe  and IV. Bourrée from Suite for Tuba by Gordon Jacob
Cellist Johannes Gray, 14, from Wilmette, IL performs  "Capriccio"  by Lukas Foss

Percussion Scholarship Group Duo (percussionists Eric Goldberg, 16 and Shuya Gong, 17) from Chicago, IL performs "Udacrep Akubrad" by Avner Dorman WATCH NOW

Violinist Jackie Tso, 15, from Loveland, OH performs the Polonaise Brillante No.1 in D major, Op.4 by Henryk Wieniawski

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