Show 114 | West Palm Beach, Florida

Recorded: Sunday, January 16, 2005

From the Top comes to you this week from the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida. You'll meet a wide range of talented kids, including a 13-year-old violinist who is a published novelist and a 10-year-old "Broadway baby" who has her eye on the great villain roles. Also, Roving Reporter Hayley Goldbach has a girl-to-girl chat with this week's teenage saxophonist about -- what else? -- pro sports!

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Jourdan Urbach, 13, from Roslyn Heights, NY, performs Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47, I. Allegro moderato by Jean Sibelius 

Saxophonist Ashleigh Bell, 15, from Stafford, VA, performs Tableaux de Provence by Paule Maurice

Pianist Philip Kwoka, 13, from Wellington, FL performs "Cracovienne Fantastique" Op.16, No. 6 from Humoresques de Concert by Ignacy Paderewski. 

Pianist Christopher O'Riley performs Prelude in F Minor by Dmitri Shostakovich

Soprano Melanie Sierra, 10, from Delray Beach, FL, performs "They Say It's Wonderful" from Annie Get Your Gun by Irving Berlin

The Hollywood Brass Quintet (trumpet player Caleb Hudson, 16, from Lexington, KY; trumpet player Nikola Nikolovski, 17, from Hollywood, FL; French horn player Lindsay Hanson, 16, from Interlochen, MI; trombonist Timothy Schneier, 17 from Ellicott City, MD; and tubist Landres Bryant, 16, from West Palm Beach, FL) performs "Tonight" and "America" from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein, arranged by Gale