Yo-Yo Ma, artistic director of Youth Music Culture Guangdong, plays during a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei ChenYo-Yo Ma, artistic director of Youth Music Culture Guangdong, plays during a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Yo-Yo Ma, artistic director of Youth Music Culture Guangdong, plays during a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

American cellist Yo-Yo Ma still wants young musicians to help change lives after decade with Chicago Symphony Orchestra

  • In his decade-long role as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s creative consultant, Ma used music to help improve society
  • Although his tenure ended last June, he continues to encourage young musicians to consider how their music can make people’s lives better

Topic |   Music
Yo-Yo Ma, artistic director of Youth Music Culture Guangdong, plays during a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei ChenYo-Yo Ma, artistic director of Youth Music Culture Guangdong, plays during a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Yo-Yo Ma, artistic director of Youth Music Culture Guangdong, plays during a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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