Virtual Porch Broadcast: Violin Master Class with Almita Vamos

Today's master class features violinist, Almita Vamos. Almita Vamos is a graduate of the Juilliard School where she studied with Mischa Mischakoff and Louis Persinger. Almita Vamos has won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching six times, the ASTA Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award, and has been featured on "Sunday Morning" CBS and in the New York Times best-selling book, Battle Hymn of a Tiger Mom by Amy Chua. Watch and listen as three of our MFSO scholarship students perform a short work, after which there will be a give and take between teacher and student. The focus of the work will be how best to help the student improve as a player, a musician and an artist. Partita No. 3 in E Major for solo violin..........J. S. Bach (1685-1750) 3 minutes II. Loure Hee Yeon Kim, violin Sonata No, 2, M. 77 for violin and piano................Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) 14 minutes I. Allegretto II. Blues: Moderato Natasha Kubit, violin Sonata No. 5 for solo violin ...............Eugene Ysaye (1858-1931) 10 minutes I) L’Aurore II) Danse Rustique Olivia Taylor, violin Shannon Hesse, piano Akiko Konishi, piano Jason Hurlbut, video editor