A series featuring world class young talent in music from classical to country to jazz. Each show is hosted by a famous adult musical performer. A student audience watches and interacts between performances with questions and comments.




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A Musical Encounter is an on-going series produced by PBS TV stations featuring world class student musical talent in areas from classical to country. Many of those appearing are stars in their field today. Each show is hosted by a personality famous in a the topic of the show. Lynn Harold for the Cello Show; David Alan Miller for the conductor show... A young student audience watches their gifted piers perform while intermittently asking questions while they are guided by their host. As in the Ballet Show, students often participate in some type of demonstration. The show was created by Sylvia Kunin, a former child prodigy on the piano, who has made it a lifetime ambition to dedicate herself to musical education and encounters for children. The series has received numerous EMMY nominations as well as winning a fair share of them. Each series is 30 minutes in length. A partial list of shows produced in this series includes: The Harp Show The Cello Show The String Show The Piano Show ... Written by Anonymous

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