S2 E31: From the Streets to Symphony Hall: The Improbable Backstory of a World-Class Tuba Player

Constant Wonder - Season 2, Episode 31

  • Oct 12, 2022 12:00 pm
  • 54:43 mins

A story of human triumph: A young child is rescued from life on the streets, fostered, and mentored. He chases a dream to play classical music, and now as a mentor himself, he encourages others to dream big. With humility and humor, Richard Antoine White shares his unique journey. Guest: Richard Antoine White, author of "I'm Possible: A Story of Survival, a Tuba, and the Small Miracle of a Big Dream"; principal tubist for the Santa Fe Symphony and the New Mexico Philharmonic; Associate Professor of Tuba/Euphonium at the University of New Mexico