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Young Artists Spotlight
Thu April 11, 2013
Young Artists Spotlight: Youth Orchestras of Fresno Musicians
This week on Young Artists Spotlight we feature three different ensembles drawn from members of the Youth Orchestras of Fresno. Violinist Erin Scofield opens the program with a performance of Maurice Ravel's Sonata for Violin and Piano, accompanied by Hatem Nadim, piano. Following that, we hear a performance of Cambini's Wind Quintet No.2 in D minor by the Gigabyte Woodwind Quintet, featuring Andrew Young - horn, Henry Wolf - flute, Noelle Tutunjian- clarinet, Alana Stevenson - oboe, and Issac Ebury - bassoon. The program closes with a performance by the Gigabyte Brass Quartet, featuring Vincent Sciacca - Trumpet; Andrew Young - Horn ; Madeleine Guekguezian - Trombone; Erik Glasrud - Tuba. Thr group performs an exceprt from J.S. Bach's "Praise the Lord, All you Nations" BWV 230, and "La Renaissance" from the Music for the Royal Fireworks by Handel.