Episode #321

From the Top Visits Lake Jackson, Texas

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Saturday, April 23, 2016

Christopher O'Riley joins young musicians in Lake Jackson. Christopher O'Riley joins young musicians in Lake Jackson. (Courtesy From the Top/Flickr)

Host Christopher O’Riley visits Brazosport College on the Gulf Coast of Texas to introduce a number of young talented musicians to a national audience. Among them are a 11-year-old pianist, a 17-year-old flutist and a 17-year-old trumpeter from within the state, as well as an award-winning teenage composer and a 16-year-old violinist.

Program Playlist:

Bryant Li, 11, piano
Etude VI. Presto from 15 Etudes de Virtuosité, Op.72 by Moritz Moszkowski
I. Andante con moto from Lieder ohne Worte, Op.19b by Felix Mendelssohn

Mei Stone, 17, flute
I. Moderato and III. Anime from the Sonatine for Flute and Piano by Pierre Sancan

Aiyana Braun, 18, composer
III. Meditative, still from “Abrasions” for Cello Quartet, composed by Aiyana Braun

Ayman A. Abouleish, 17, trumpet
I. Mit Kraft from the Sonata for Trumpet and Piano by Paul Hindemith

Joshua Brown, 16, violin
Polonaise No. 1 in D Major, Op. 4 for Violin and Piano by Henryk Wieniawski

Mei Stone, 17, flute
III. Animé from Sonatine for Flute and Piano by Henri Dutilleux

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