This week’s From the Top episode, taped at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha, Nebraska, features a variety of instruments and repertoire- from a trombone solo to a marimba quartet. Read what the performers have to say about the music.
Sangbin “Bihn” Park, 12, cello
I. Adagio and III Allegro di molto from Divertimento by Franz Joseph Haydn
“Frankly speaking, I did not have much time to practice this piece but I learned so much in just the month of April. In that short time alone, I broke my ankle two days before my Philadelphia Orchestra debut and in a competition the lights went completely out, leaving me nearly blind. I couldn’t see my own fingers, let alone my bow. However, I held my head high and played straight toward the end.” Continue reading