Show 229 | Cedar Falls, Iowa

Recorded: Tuesday, April 5, 2011

This week's episode comes to you from the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, where you'll hear a a 14-year-old violinist perform the music of Sarasate and a 17-year-old cellist perform Shostakovich. You'll also meet a teenager from Rhode Island who will introduce you to the high-tech digital accordion.

Performers and repertoire:

Cellist Andrew Altmaier, 17, from Riverside, IA performs II. Allegro from Sonata in D minor Op. 40 for Cello and Piano by Dmitri Shostakovich

Saxophonist Elizabeth Lin, 17, from Iowa City, IA, performs Prelude, Cadence and Finale by Alfred Desenclos

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Yifan Wu, 17, from Flushing, NY, performs Etude No. 3 in C minor, Op.2, by Sergei Prokofiev

Violinist Jennifer Cha, 14, from Naperville, IL, performs Jota Navarra by Pablo Sarasate

Accordionist Danielle Renzi, 17, from Johnston, RI, performs La Musette by Angelo Di Pippo

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