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Friday, October 26, 2018 Permalink

Insight Music: CapRadio's Student Musician Showcase

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Rio Americano High School jazz tRio bassist Maddy Hill in the CapRadio studio

Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

The Sacramento Region boasts an array of outstanding music education programs, many with national reputations.  On this month’s Insight Music we feature classical and jazz musicians from Davis High, Folsom High, Rio Americano High and the Sacramento Youth Symphony.  Prepare to be impressed and inspired by these talented young performers, who all took part in CapRadio’s inaugural Student Musician Showcase last month.

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  • Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

    Luong Family Quartet

    This string quartet from the Sacramento Youth Symphony is made up of Brandon, 16, and Connor, 14, on violins, Olivia, 12, on cello and Isabella, 9, on viola. They're all members of the Luong family.

  • Emily Zentner / Capital Public Radio

    Amati Trio

    The Amati Trio is made up of pianist Janet Liu, violinist Sue Bin Park and cellist Nina Martin, three seniors at Davis High School.

  • Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

    Folsom High Jazz Combo

    This pianoless quartet includes Brian Nipper on tenor sax, Matthew Wang on trombone, Sophia Augustine on bass and Eli Strombom on drums.

  • Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

    The “tRio” From Rio Americano High

    Pianist Jake Nalangan, bassist Maddy Hill and drummer Joseph Bly make up the tRio.