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Andrea Whitt is a musician who is living the dream. She tours the world with rock stars, manages her own fashion blog, produces fine art, and plays a variety of instruments in a variety of styles. Given the common wisdom that string players must start by age six to have a chance at success,  she has defied the odds ever since starting the viola in public school at 8 years old. Listen to this full episode to hear the inspiring story of a classical musician who has gone on to create an extraordinary career.  In the interview we cover: How she began developing other musical skills alongside her classical training How putting herself through college also gave her skills to help her survive and make it in L.A. What skills she learned and nurtured beyond music How she managed to grow new skills while staying focused on many passions and ultimately tying them together in a multi-facted career and lifestyle how she explored beyond classical music in college and what was that like, i.e. doing all the orchestra rep and classical track but also starting to work on other musical skills? How she got her big breaks with gigs with Shania Twain and Zuccero Farinacci (the Brcue Springtein of Europe). What she learned from touring the world with rock stars.

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