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A 20-year-old classical cellist inspires other youth to play

Clip: 02/14/2020 | 7m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

It’s being called the “Sheku effect” -- the rise of young people in the United Kingdom signing up for classical music lessons to play the cello. Sheku Kannah-Mason is a 20-year-old acclaimed musician who performed at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in 2018 -- and has been making a major impact inspiring others to play. Jeffrey Brown recently sat down with Sheku in Baltimore.

Aired: 02/14/20

Rating: NR

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