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In Studio A with Arianna Potluri and Oscar Yum

Arianna Potluri and Oscar Yum at Interlochen Public Radio

Arianna Potluri and Oscar Yum are students in the voice program at this summer's Interlochen Arts Camp. They visited Studio A to perform some music and chat about their lives.

Arianna Potluri shows off her fabulous cherry-themed manicure that she got specifically for coming to camp in northern Michigan

Arianna Potluri is 17 years old and performed Florence Price's "Night." She is a student of Autumn West at Interlochen Arts Camp.

Arianna, who is from Kalamazoo, MI, showed us her fabulous cherry-themed manicure that she got specifically for her time at camp in northern Michigan. (She'll change it as soon as she gets back to Kalamazoo, of course.)

Oscar Yum is 16 years old and performed Roger Quilter's "Come away, Death." He is a student of Andre Chiang at Interlochen Arts Camp.

Oscar, who is from the greater Los Angeles area, told us about sharing the stage with Susan Graham during the LA Opera's 2018 production of "Hansel and Gretel."

He got to play a little gingerbread man along with his colleagues in the Los Angeles Children's Chorus.

He also says he doesn't mind singing very sad songs like Quilter's "Come away, death" because he actually has a penchant for sad music, especially the artist Finneas.

Rachel Whatley was the collaborative pianist for this session.

This recording session was engineered by Stefan Wiebe.

Oscar Yum and Arianna Potluri in IPR's Studio A