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Music in the Making

Celebrating May With Music

This week, we continue our festivities of National Chamber Music Month in addition to celebrating Houston’s recent college graduates!


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“Graduation Caps”. Photo by John Walker. Edits by Dacia Clay. Creative Commons.

An hour of great performances from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston!

Music in this episode:

Johannes Brahms trans. Merlin Patterson: Academic Festival Overture

Performed by the Moores School of Music Wind Ensemble led by conductor David Bertman. This performance was given on December 7th, 2012 in the Moores Opera House.

Dmitri Shostakovich: Quintet in G Minor

Performed by violinists Yung-Hsian Wang and Micah Ringham, violist Ivo-Jan van der Werff, cellist Norman Fischer, and pianist Robert Moeling. The was performed in Duncan Recital Hall on December 5th, 2011.

Erich Korngold: Violin Concerto, III. Allegro assai vivace

Performed by violinist Yi Zhao and the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Larry Rachleff. This was performed on October 4th, 2013 in Stude Concert Hall.

This episode originally aired Sunday, May 24th, 2015. Catch Music in the Making every Sunday at 7:06 PM on Classical 91.7.


Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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