Yo-Yo Ma teaches UCSB students in a free public master class

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UCSB’s electrical engineering undergraduate, Katrina Agate, takes stage instructions from revered cellist Yo-Yo Ma during a public master class. Photo credit: Carolina Starin.

Revered cellist Yo-Yo Ma coached UCSB students in a special performance. Ma is noted not just for his 90 recorded albums, 19 Grammy awards and his performances for eight U.S. presidents. He is also a humanitarian who has worked tirelessly to bring culture to all parts of the world.


Thomas Lin, Jr., Chenoa Orme-Stone and Katrina Agate were selected to participate in Yo-Yo Ma’s free public master class. All three study the cello at UCSB. Photo credit: Carolina Starin/KCRW