From the Top


From the Top at Snow Pond Center for the Arts, Sidney MaineFrom the Top with host Christopher O’Riley, the hit NPR radio program showcasing America’s best young classical musicians, will present and record a live show on Friday evening, June 20, 2014, at Snow Pond Center for the Arts, home of The New England Music Camp.  The show will be presented at the Bowl in the Pines on Snow Pond’s campus in Sidney, Maine, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  Ticket prices include a BBQ dinner prior to the show.  Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

From the Top’s radio show is distributed by NPR to nearly 250 stations coast-to-coast and is the most popular weekly classical music program on public radio, heard by 700,000 loyal listeners. From the Top is on Maine Public Broadcasting Radio Network  Monday evenings at 8:00 pm.

In thirteen years, From the Top has recorded more than 280 radio and television broadcasts before live audiences in 35 states and two international cities, featuring more than 3,000 young artists.  Based in Boston, From the Top is an independent non-profit organization that celebrates the power of music in the hands of extraordinary young people, reaching more than one million people each year.

As the preeminent showcase for young musicians, From the Top shines a light on diverse young people ages 8 to 18 by sharing their stories and performances, providing scholarships, and engaging them as leaders in national broadcasts, live concerts, and outreach events across the country. These musicians are inspirational role models for all ages, proving the value of hard work in the pursuit of excellence. With From the Top’s support, they are inspiring and building audiences with a new appreciation for classical music.

From the Top is an independent non-profit organization headquartered in Boston. From the Top’s radio program is made possible through grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and support from U.S. Trust. It is also supported through the generous contributions of individuals and institutions as well as public radio stations. From the Top’s founding partners are New England Conservatory and WGBH.  Learn more at