White House Looks to Classical Music Today


Music in the East Room (NY Times)

The White House’s music series turns to the classical music world today as it combines a program of student workshops with an evening concert performed by renowned professionals Grammy Award-winning violinist and frequent From the Top guest Joshua Bell, Grammy Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin, renowned cellist Alisa Weilerstein, and acclaimed pianist Awadagin Pratt. We’ve also heard that a few From the Top alums will be part of today’s action. Gabriel Cabezas will get to participate in a masterclass with cellist Alisa Weilerstein. Robbie and Ali Switala, and Clayton Penrose-Whitmore will attend a class with Joshua Bell.

Tune into the live streaming at WhiteHouse.gov at 2:15pm EST and 7:30pm EST.