Posts tagged "child prodigy"

A 13-year-old-girl plays the trumpet like you've never heard before

Remember the name:  Melissa Venema     Here she is again: And again: Here she is at 12: Again

Pure Joy: 3-year-old conducts Beethoven's Fifth

Something to cheer up your Monday morning: Watch closely as this three-year-old boy conducts his imaginary orchestra. He has the beat down almost perfectly, and cues the wind section and first violins at the exact right time. Inspiring.  The video has gone viral, but I had to post it because it brought me such joy.
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