The Front Row, 05/31/2007

Valerie Hartzell
Today Duo Athena, soprano Sandra Johnson and classical guitarist Valerie Hartzell perfom live in Studio 3-C. We also hear from Peter Bay, Music Director of the Austin Symphony, as he takes a break from judging the semi-final round of the Houston Symphony/Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition . . .

Peter Bay is the Music Director of the Austin Symphony and one of the judges in the 2007 edition of the Houston Symphony-Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition. He talks with Dean Dalton about what he is listening for in the final rounds of the competition.  Listen  Download   

Guitartist Valerie Hartzell and soprano Sandra Johnson make up the group known as Duo Athena. They perform on this years series of concerts presented by the Classical Minds Guitar Festival. we hear a preview from KUHF's Performance Studio.  Listen  Download   

Dancer Dora Quintanilla is with the Mexicao City based dance troup Alicia Sanchez and Company. She talks with KUHF's Catherine Lu about her company's work which will be showcased at the 5th annual Big Range Dance Festival.  Listen  Download