Student Composer Showcase: Rachel Schwartz

Nov 1, 2015

Every month, VPR Classical highlights the music of a young local composer in a feature called the Student Composer Showcase. For November, we meet Waterbury’s Rachel Schwartz, a Junior at Harwood Union High School.

Broadcast Monday 11/2 at 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday 11/4 at 8:30 a.m.; Friday 11/6 at 4 p.m.; Saturday 11/7 at 9 a.m.

The Student Composer Showcase is produced in collaboration with Music-COMP's online composition mentoring program. Find out more at

Performers for Two Irish Dances: Letitia Quante and Jane Kittredge, violins; Elizabeth Reid, viola; Michael Close, cello.

Performers for String Quintet: Letitia Quante and Laura Markowitz, violins; Elizabeth Reid, viola; Michael Close, cello; Evan Premo, bass.