On the afternoon of Thursday, December 12, I had the privilege of accompanying Yo-Yo Ma on a visit to Senn High School to speak with a group of 60 students in anticipation of Civic’s open rehearsal there that evening.  In advance of this visit I had worked with CSO and Yo-Yo’s staff to identify topics of discussion and questions for me to ask him. As he asked me questions about myself for the rest of the car ride, I could tell that I was in for an unexpected afternoon.

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