Baton Rouge, Louisiana / 222

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 8:00 PM  |  Presented by LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts


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We’re at LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and today, a 16-year-old pianist performs the music of Debussy, a young violinist talks candidly with his grandmother about the risks of pursuing a career in music, and teenagers from New Orleans treat us to the traditional art of the brass band!

Cellist Jean Kim, 15, from Sleepy Hollow, NY, performs Capriccio by Lukas Foss

Pianist Jennifer Tu, 16, from New Orleans, LA, performs L’Isle Joyeuse by Claude Debussy

Violist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Marcus Rose, 17, from Shreveport, LA, performs I. Rhapsodie from Suite Hébraïque by Ernest Bloch

Soprano Jennifer Seidel, 17, from Baton Rouge, LA, performs “Les Filles de Cadix” by Léo Delibes

Red Hot Brass Band (trumpet player Doyle “Red” Cooper; alto saxophonist Gregory Morrow; trombonist Colin Fishberg; tubist Paul Robertson; and drummers Jose Besselman and Peter Varnado) ages 17-20, from New Orleans, LA, perform the traditional “Just a Closer Walk with Thee”

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  • Monday, May 23, 2011
  • Monday, December 13, 2010

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