From the Top, says Redriverradio.org, on Sat, Dec 18, at 11:00 am, is a performance by 17-year-old violist Marcus Rose from Shreveport.
Rose has been awarded a $10,000 Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. On the show Marcus performs the first movement Rapsodie from Suite Hebraique by Ernest Bloch, accompanied by Christopher O’Riley, piano.
Rose is a senior at Caddo Magnet High School in Shreveport. He studies viola with Borys Smolaga and also plays the piano. Marcus is a member of his church choir, plays with the Marshall Symphony, and is part of the American String Teacher’s Association National High School Honors Orchestra. He has taken master classes with the Manhattan String Quartet and participated in the Sewannee Summer Music Festival. In his free time Marcus likes to hang out with his friends, shop, and play The Sims 3 on his computer.
Special Note: Due to an Early Opera Time this show will be abbreviated. The Full show will air in its entirety on Mon, Dec 20, at 10:00 am.