Natasha Paremski started playing piano when she was 3. A year later, she began lessons. She played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at age 15 and recorded her first CD the same year. Between now and July 6, she’ll play for you, at the Sitka Summer Music Festival. Hear her talk about music, Sitka and her love of the piano.
The Morning Interview
Paremski: Piano, performance gives ‘incredible rush’
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