17 year-old violinist Jehshua Karunakaran from Reston, Virginia is featured on From The Top, in a program co-sponsored by the National Gallery of Art and Washington Performing Arts Society. Having already earned his associate's degree in community college, Jehshua is currently applying to universities as a double major in music and neuroscience. He's also an award-winning pianist. Jehshua spoke with Deb Lamberton about life in Juilliard's Pre-College program, and about what surprised him the most as a guest on From The Top.
This program originally aired December 18, 2011.
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