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Season 1: Episode 4

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Host Christopher O’Riley presents a dazzling rumba with 17-year-old saxophone player Kevin Olusola from Owensboro, Kentucky, who then outshines himself with a beatbox performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Seraphina, a Philadelphia-area string quartet made up of the Smith sisters—14-year-old Caeli and 16-year old Madeline—and the 15-year-old Tabby twins, Sabrina and Genevieve, join Rochelle Chester, a 17-year-old Navajo composer from Kayenta, Arizona, on stage to perform Rochelle’s “Moon’s Lullaby.” George Li, 11 years old, from Lexington, Massachusetts, takes a break from the science lab to perform Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11 in A Minor.

Performer Bios

Rochelle Chester Rochelle Chester

Rochelle Chester (composer), 17, lives in Kayenta, Arizona, where she is a senior at Monument Valley High School. She studied guitar for 3 years and has been an apprentice composer in the Grand Canyon Music Festival’s Native American Composer Apprentice...

Seraphina Seraphina

Seraphina (quartet) is comprised of the Smith sisters from Philadelphia; violinist Caeli, 14, and Madeline, 16, viola; and 15 year-old Tabby twins Sabrina (violin) and Genevieve (cello). They are coached by Jean Shook at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia....

George Li George Li

George Li (piano), 10, is a resident of North Andover, MA where he is a student at the Annie Sargent School. George has been playing piano since the age of four and enjoys taking tests, math and of course, the...

Kevin Olusola Kevin Olusola

Kevin Olusola (alto saxophone), 18, got hooked on the sax after watching President Clinton play on the Arsenio Hall show. A recipient of the David X. Thurmond Director’s Award for most talented young artist in Kentucky, Kevin plays drums, cello...

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