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How a tuba saved a life

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Even in a childhood marked by poverty, there was still music. Richard Antoine White is principal tubist of the Santa Fe Symphony and New Mexico Philharmonic and professor of tuba/euphonium at the University of New Mexico. He joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how music gave his young life purpose and allowed him to dream big enough to become the first African American student to earn a doctorate in music for tuba performance. His memoir is “I’m Possible: A Story of Survival, a Tuba, and the Small Miracle of a Big Dream.”