Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma and a cello…a combination that’s music to our ears! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby hit all the right notes to bring you the life story of the world-famous cellist. See how the Chinese-American prodigy grew up with music in his blood in Paris and New York City. You’ll discover how a switch from violin to cello launched Ma on the path to classical music stardom. You’ll also follow all the major milestones of his career, as he went from the classrooms of Juilliard and Harvard to performing with the world’s greatest musicians and orchestras. Finally, you’ll learn just what it is that has earned Ma a reputation as the world’s greatest living cellist! Sound good? With Yo-Yo Ma, it always does!

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