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Young Composer Promotes Musical Integration

Eighteen-year-old composer Stephen Feigenbaum wants to better integrate classical and pop music. "My goal is to compose music that is compositionally sound, but that draws an enormous audience of all types of people." Stephen's Serenade for Strings won him first place in the Senior Category of the MTNA Student Composition Competition in Massachusetts. This segment originally aired on Mar. 21, 2007

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Teenage Pianist Chooses Triple Major in College

When Kerensa Gimre, 15, isn't practicing her piano, she has her nose deep inside college textbooks on chemistry, math and physics. "It's definitely a challenge to find time to practice at the moment," she says, "but it's something I love to do." Kerensa plays two Etudes by Alexander Scriabin (Op. 2, No. 1 and Op. 8, No. 2). This segment originally aired on Mar. 21, 2007