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Sarah Kapustin: The role of childhood in a musical career


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Sarah Kapustin performing with the Festival Orchestra at the University of Indiana.

Sarah Kapustin performing with the Festival Orchestra at the University of Indiana.

Sitka Summer Music Festival violinist Sarah Kapustin is in her fourth season. Visiting from the Netherlands, Kapustin says her career in music began as a young child, listening to her mother sing and play the piano. Early childhood, she says, is where musicians are made. Kapustin will perform this weekend and next at the Sitka Summer Music Festival. She spoke with KCAW’s Holly Keen.

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