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Kayeloni Scott and Mary Jane Miles

StoryCorps Northwest: Finding Self Worth, Higher Education And Dealing With Addiction

Nez Perce tribal member Mary Jane Miles was two when her mother died. That was the start of a series of difficult events in Mary Jane’s life. But she persevered to earn an education and come to terms with alcohol addiction. She spoke with her friend and colleague, Kayeloni Scott, for StoryCorps Northwest. Continue Reading StoryCorps Northwest: Finding Self Worth, Higher Education And Dealing With Addiction

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Seattle Symphony cellist Nathan Chan, shown here in a still image from a video cover of the song "Down" on his YouTube channel, uses social media channels to connect with younger audiences and share his musical insights. CREDIT: Nathan Chan/YouTube/Screenshot by NWPB

Meet The 20-Something Seattle Cellist Bringing Classical Music To The Masses Through Social Media

Nathan Chan talks about his pandemic pick-me-ups, Yo-Yo Ma and TikTok. Before he could read, let alone read sheet music, theSeattle Symphony cellist had already conducted an orchestra through Mozart’s Variations. At 3 years old, Chan directed the San Jose Chamber Orchestra — and had to stand on a chair to see over the podium. Continue Reading Meet The 20-Something Seattle Cellist Bringing Classical Music To The Masses Through Social Media

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