On Sunday, October 30th at 1 p.m. the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix will play host to fifteen of Arizona’s most distinguished young musical virtuosos during the the 2016 Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Fall Concert.
This event will be a part of Arizona Musicfest’s first ever Fall Fest, and these talented instrumentalists will have the great honor of being one of the its seminal acts. Sharing the limelight with these young prodigies will be: Melissa Manchester, The Lonely Heartstring Band and Mipso and The Midtown Men: The Original Cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys.
These bright performers come from high schools across the region and will be showcasing their classical music prowess by performing both solo and ensemble works by a variety of eminent composers such as Rachmaninoff and Debussy, making this a not to miss event.
The following students will be featured at the Young Musicians Fall Concert:
• Scott Allen, clarinet and bass clarinet, Mountain View High School, Mesa
• Tatiana Bee, viola, Arizona School for the Arts, Phoenix
• Hannah Butcher, harp, Perry High School, Gilbert.
• Alexander Fan, piano, Hamilton High School, Chandler
• Graham Fawson, piano, Perry High School, Gilbert
• Hannah Goldstick, violin, Primavera Online High School, Chandler
• Tamachi Goodson, cello, Arizona School for the Arts
• Emma Potter, violin, Arizona School for the Arts
• Bobae Johnson, violin, Desert Vista High School, Ahwatukee
• Chase Lee, violin, Arizona School for the Arts
• Kimberly Schneider, violin, Basis Scottsdale
• Jacob Soulliere, baritone, Boulder Creek High School, Anthem
• Barrett Yueh, flute, Desert Mountain High School, Scottsdale
• Alyssa Zhang, piano, Perry High School
• Vivian Zhao, piano, Hamilton High School
Speaking on this powerful lineup, Executive Producing Director Allan Naplan remarked that these musicians represented “the best of the best” and that “Audiences will be astounded by their virtuosity, technique and style.”
If you would like to show your support and and hear classical music masterfully performed by up and coming musicians or learn more about the Fall Fest you can visit www.azmusicfest.org or call (480) 840-0457.