The violin talents of Damien Escobar

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD)  Damien Escobar has been on stages around the world and in millions of homes on popular television programs like the Katie Couric Show and America’s Got Talent. Escobar is a contemporary violin player.

Escobar, now 27, was a child prodigy. He started playing music at a very early age and was enrolled at Juilliard by the age of 10. He took his talents to the streets of New York City, knowing he wanted to do something different. He combined the sounds of where’s he’s from, Jamaica Queens, NY, where hip hop is prevalent and mix that with Bach, creating his unique sound.

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