ORONO – From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, a showcase for young musicians that is broadcast weekly on Maine Public Radio, will be recorded live at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts.

Renowned violinists and American fiddlers Mark and Maggie O’Connor will perform with talented classical musicians, including Devin Adams, a 17-year-old bassoonist from Limerick, Maine. Adams performs in the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Portland Youth Wind Ensemble and has soloed with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. Other scheduled performers are: Olivia Marckx, a 16-year-old cellist from Bellevue, Washington; Nathan, Meltzer, a 15-year-old violinist from New York City; and Hae Sue Lee, a 15-year-old violist who lives in Philadelphia.

In its 15th year, NPR’s From the Top’s live recordings annually reach more than 20,000 audience members across the U.S. In conjunction with the national tour, it offers leadership training to young artists and conducts classroom and community programs. From the Top isbroadcast on Maine Public Radio at 8 p.m. Sundays; this episode is scheduled to air in December.

For more information about From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, visit www.fromthetop.org.  For tickets and for more information about the live recordingvisit collinscenterforthearts.com/event/from-the-top-with-host-christopher-oriley/.


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