Yale Gordon Concerto Competition Winner Junhong Kuang
Classical guitarist Junhong Kuang joins Tom live today in Studio A -- and plays some glorious music. He is the 17-year-old winner of the 2016 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition at the Peabody Conservatory, here in Baltimore.
Kuang is a native of Chengdu, China. He began playing guitar at age 5. At 15, he was accepted into the Peabody Conservatory where he is working toward a bachelor of arts degree in guitar performance under the tutelage of guitarist Manuel Barrueco.
Already in his young career, Kuang has given nearly 100 concerts. And will give another one tomorrow afternoon, at 3 pm at the Baltimore Museum of Art as part of the Shriver Hall Concert Series.
That free concert is sold out, but you can hear Kuang's extraordinary musical talents by listening to his performance today on Midday. Enjoy!