Episode #223

Abilene, TX

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Saturday, January 01, 2011

This week, from the First Baptist Church in Abilene, Texas, From the Top is highlighting two teenage organists. You’ll also hear from a cellist, pianist, and marimba player. 

Organist Karen Christianson, age 15 from Media, PA performs “Everyone Dance” by Calvin Hampton

Cellist Taeguk Mun, age 16 from New York, NY performs Pezzo Capriccioso by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, accompanied by Christopher O’Riley, piano.

Pianist Halle Puckett, age 12 from Abilene, TX, performs Etude in F major, Op. 72, No. 6 by Moritz Moszkowski.

Austin Allen, marimba, age 18 from McKinney, TX performs “Ilijas” by Nebojsa Zivkovic.

Organist Eric Fricke, age 18 from Benton, PA, performs “Howl’s Moving Castle” from the Hayao Miyazaki film with music by Joe Hisaishi, arr. Eric Fricke.

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