Kerrville, TX / 40

Friday, March 2, 2001  |  Presented by Kerrville Folk Festival


We travel to Texas Hill Country this week, where we feature some of the Lone Star’s brightest young musicians, including a championship-winning bagpipe band from Houston, a 12-year-old pianist from Boerne, and an 11-year-old violinist from San Antonio.

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Amber Hruska, 11, from San Antonio, TX, performs Tempo de Minuetto by Fritz Kreisler

Flutist Amanda Austin, 13, from San Antonio, TX, performs Sicilienne by Gabriel Fauré

The St. Thomas’ Episcopal School Pipe Band from Houston, TX, performs a pipe band medley

Pianist Christopher O’Riley performs Farewell to Stromness by Peter Maxwell Davies

Cellist Martin Torch-Ishii, 17, of San Antonio, TX, performs Prayer by Ernest Bloch

Pianist Ronald Thompson, 12, of Boerne, TX, performs Sparks by Moritz Moszkowski

Release Dates

  • Monday, August 13, 2001
  • Monday, April 16, 2001

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