Scottsdale, AZ / 96

Sunday, February 8, 2004  |  Scottsdale Center for the Arts  |  Presented by Scottsdale Center for the Arts & KBAQ


From the Top heads to the Valley of the Sun with a show recorded at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts in Arizona. You’ll hear five phenomenal young musicians play works by Poulenc, Haydn, Villa-Lobos and Magin, as well as an original composition by the first honoree of our Young Composer Project. You’ll also learn how that same young man went “up the mountain a rock guitarist and returned a classical cellist.”

Performers and Repertoire:

Oboist Dallas Durham, 17, from Lubbock, TX, performs Oboe Concerto in C Major, Allegro Spirituoso by Franz Joseph Haydn

Guitarist Alyssa Santoyo, 16, from Meridian, ID performs Prelude No. 1 by Hector Villa-Lobos

Flutist Helen McGarr, 12, from Lindon, UT, performs Sonata, 1st mvt. by Francis Poulenc

Pianist Christopher O’Riley performs “Between the Bar” by Elliott Smith, arranged by O’Riley

Composer/Cellist Kenneth Stewart, 18, from Tucson, AZ, performs his own composition “The Fallen Soldier”

Pianist Ryan MacEvoy-McCullough, 16, from Eureka, CA, performs Five Preludes, 1st, 4th and 5th mvts. by Milosz Magin

Pianist Ryan MacEvoy-McCullough performs a polka by Milosz Magin (closing of program)

Release Dates

  • Monday, February 28, 2005
  • Monday, August 23, 2004

Release date is when this show is released to NPR stations, here on our website, and to our podcast. Shows are released on a weekly basis; please check your local NPR station listing for the actual airtime in your market. If you'd like, you can visit NPR's "Find Stations" page to look for your station.

You may also like...