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Old 02-08-2013, 12:39 PM   #787
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Diek- thought you may appreciate this link to the concert I went to last night at the Kennedy Center, Afghan Youth Orchestra from the Afghanistan National Institute of Music. Was truly inspirational to see these young kids play Vivaldi using traditional instruments and all the pride and excitement that they and the Afghan expats in the audience showed. Perhaps one day when Afghanistan becomes safe to ride we'll get to see the Viola-tor jamming the viola with the kids of ANIM

http://www.kennedy-center.org/explorer/videos/?id=M5339

p.s. fwiw Russian violonist Mikhail Simonyan steps in at 31min mark
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