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Violinist Blanca Gonzalez from Columbia to Carnegie Hall
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Violinist Blanca Gonzalez from Columbia to Carnegie Hall

Ep 28: Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez is the epitome of realizing the American Dream. Her tale of immigrating from Columbia to the United States and rising to become the concert master multiple times at Carnegie Hall will warm your heart. 

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In this episode, Blanca covers:

— What it was like adapting to her new life in New York at the tender age of four.

— The “Suzuki Method” of learning to play an instruments

— Playing Carnegie Hall for the first time 

— Why she was told not to wear shoes to a blind audition

— Playing with the all-female, GRAMMY winning mariachi band Flor de Toloache

— The advantages of collaborating and touring with her husband and their project “1 in 2.”


Plus her answers to The Shakedown questions! 

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