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Ocarina business benefits from renewed interest

With its various shapes and sizes, the ocarina can appear more like a piece of art than a musical instrument. The flute-like instrument dates back to ancient civilizations, where it played a significant role in ceremonies and rituals. The owner of Songbird Ocarinas in Boyle Heights says his biggest customers are preteens who discovered the instrument through a video game. “[They] are interested in going beyond the virtual world of gaming into the real world of music.” Read more on Boyle Heights Beat.

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This entry was posted on April 15, 2016 by in Boyle Heights Beat, Print and tagged .

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