Waimea, HI / 209

Wednesday, January 20, 2010  |  Presented by Kahilu Theater


This week, from the Kahilu Theater in Kamuela, Hawaii, our line-up of outstanding performers includes a 15-year-old violinist performing the fiery Sonatensatz by Brahms and a young pianist from Hawaii performing music written to conjure up a wild snow storm – even though she herself has never experienced so much as a flurry.

TRIVIA QUESTION: Thanks to everyone who participated in this week’s trivia question! Did you guess right? The answer is: Everest.

Honoring Great Music Teachers: During this episode we are honoring music teachers Ellen Masaki and Gary Washburn. Tell us about a music teacher that has made a difference in your life.

Performers and Repertoire:

Cellist Alexander Hersh, 16 from Chicago, IL, performs III. Rasch und mit Feuer from Fantasy Pieces for Cello and Piano by Robert Schumann

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Tiffany Cheung, 17, from Honolulu, HI, performs Transcendental Etude No. 12 (“Chasse-Neige”) by Franz Liszt

Christopher O’Riley performs Sonata in C Major, Rondo by Christian Neffe, in memory of Ellen Masaki

Guitarist Daniel Tekunoff, 17, from Chandler, AZ, performs I. Allegretto from Sonatina by Lennox Berkeley

Soprano Hailey Markman, 17, from Brea, CA, performs “Monica’s Waltz” from The Medium by Gian Carlo Menotti

Violinist Hannah Cho, 15, from San Diego, CA, performs Sonatensatz in C Minor by Johannes Brahms

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

  • Monday, April 4, 2011
  • Monday, August 2, 2010
  • Monday, February 22, 2010

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