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Melanie Luikart
(St. Paul, MN)

from St. Paul Academy Orchestra; Dellwood Hills Music Studio, performing Preludium Op 10, No.1; Etude Op. 25, No. 2 composed/arranged by Edward MacDowell; Frederic Chopin.

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Artistic Statement

I chose to perform Preludium Op. 10, No. 1 because Edward MacDowell was one of the foremost American composers of his generation. All of the Chopin etudes are challenging, and I like that this one in F minor creates the imagery of a winter storm.

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