NPR Show ‘From the Top’ Comes to Bowdoin Feb. 29

From the Top, the preeminent showcase for young musicians, is coming to Kanbar Auditorium, Studzinski Recital Hall, to tape a radio broadcast at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 29, 2012.

From the Top features performances and personal stories from young classical musicians from across the country. The NPR program, hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley, was co-founded by Bowdoin alumnus Gerald Slavet, Class of 1961.

The Bowdoin broadcast taping will feature 19-year-old pianist and Bowdoin sophomore Allen Wong Yu from Cohoes, New York. Yu is an alumnus of From the Top, having appeared on the show when he was in high school. This episode will air nationally the week of March 19, 2012.  Read more.

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