11-Year-Old Violinist Wows on America's Got Talent
Tyler Butler-Figueroa's infectious energy, a space clarinet, a DIY paper organ, and more, in this week's link roundup!
1. Good news for aspiring astronaut-clarinetists: this 10-year-old girl designed a clarinet you can take to space.
2. Build your own playable paper organ! It's powered by the air from a single inflated baloon:
3. What do conductors really do? WIRED had conductor and organist Kent Tritle explain:
4. Test your ears: can you hear the difference between a $500 piano... and one that costs $2.5 million?
5. The $2.5 million piano in the video above is Steinway & Sons' unbelievable "Pictures at an Exhibition" piano. (Why's it so expensive? Well, for one thing, it's hand-painted -- with 24k gold!)
6. Watch 11-year-old violinst Tyler Butler-Figueroa wow the judges on America's Got Talent!