Sponsor Essay

A Musician of Many Cultures

Yo-Yo Ma - Cambridge, Massachusetts
As heard on NPR’s All Things Considered, March 10, 2008

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma was born in France to Chinese parents, and he has lived in the U.S. since he was seven. Instead of trying to choose among these cultural roots, Ma decided to embrace them all. He believes doing so has enriched his life and music.