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Classical Kids Showcase

February 2023

James Murphy

James is 9 years old, homeschooled and he loves playing piano for others. James has won a $300 scholarship from the Soener Foundation, which he says he’ll use to continue piano lessons. plus a Classical Kid t-shirt and the famous Bach chicken socks.  

January 2023

Marty Si

Congratulations to Marty Si, our first KVNO Classical Kid for the new year! Marty is 10 and although he has been playing piano for over 4 years, he’s added many other instruments, such as guitar, drums and double bass, to his talents. Marty loves expressing his emotions when he plays, and he loves performing for family and friends.   

December 2022

Niles Zhang

KVNO congratulates Niles Zhang, our KVNO Classical for the month of December! Niles is 13 and is in the 7th grade at Millard North Middle School. He originally played piano and now also plays violin, alto sax and tenor sax – and says he loves music! He’s won a $300 scholarship from KVNO and the Soener Foundation in memory of Mary Belle Soener

November 2022

Emelia Weaver

Emelia Weaver is the kind of young person that teachers love to teach. She’s dedicated, works hard and is passionate about music. And she’s our November KVNO Classical Kid! She has won a $300 scholarship from the Soener Foundation in memory of Mary Belle Soener.

October 2022

Alexandra Weber

KVNO congratulates Alexandra Weber, our KVNO Classical Kid for the month of October! Alexandra plays violin, clarinet, piano, organ, and ukulele, and she also sings! She’s won a $300 scholarship from the Soener Foundation in memory of Mary Belle Soener

September 2022

Mira Mukherjee

Mira Mukherjee is the KVNO Classical Kid for the month of September! Mira is 14 and has been musical all her life. She’s been playing piano for six years, and occasionally performs duets with her twin sister who plays violin. Her piano teacher at the Omaha Conservatory of Music says Mira is hardworking, curious and her talent has been growing by leaps and bounds. She has won a $300 scholarship from the Soener Foundation in memory of Mary Belle Soener