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Barry Brake

Host, Classical Connections

Barry Brake is a composer, jazz and classical pianist who has been a part of San Antonio's music scene for decades. You can find his musings and musical exploits online here: http://barrybrake.com/

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“What’s so great about seeing the YOSA [Youth Orchestras of San Antonio] Philharmonic is you have these young musicians who bring a level of energy and engagement to what they do that will blow you away,” says Troy Peters, YOSA Music Director.

Tenor David Portillo took his talent from Holmes High School on San Antonio’s west side all the way to the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. Now, he’s coming back to town with YouthCUE, a nationwide effort to positively impact kids through the power of choral music.