Congratulations to Chaz Salazar – From the Top Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist!
Congratulations to 16-year-old Chaz Salazar on receiving From the Top’s $10,000 Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. The Phoenix, Arizona flutist began studying music at his public school when he was 10 years old. He continues to study flute at Rosie’s House in Phoenix and participates in Arizona’s High School All-State Orchestra and the Phoenix Youth Symphony. He will use his Young Artist award money to attend a summer music festival in Canada and to travel for college auditions.
Check out his performance of Francis Poulenc‘s Sonata for Flute and Piano on From The Top’s broadcast from Mesa, Arizona on your local NPR stations this week and online at fromthetop.org.
Read more about Chaz in the Arizona Republic.