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Arcadia nurse accused of shooting into neighbor’s apartment over piano noise in California

  • Kathryn Pugh, a 39-year-old registered nurse, was arrested for allegedly firing several gunshots into the apartment of her neighbor, Pin Hsin Lin, over piano noise in Arcadia, California, on Aug. 1.
  • Police said they found Pugh intoxicated and in possession of two legally registered guns in her apartment.
  • She was charged with two felony counts of discharging a firearm at an inhabited dwelling and is being held without bail.
  • Pugh, who moved in last year, had been complaining about the noise of her downstairs neighbor, according to Lin. Lin had been teaching piano lessons in her apartment for nearly three years.
  • Pugh’s next court appearance is scheduled for Aug. 16.

A registered nurse was arrested for allegedly firing several gunshots into her neighbor’s apartment over piano noise in Arcadia, California.

Pin Hsin Lin, who had been teaching piano lessons in her Sunset Boulevard apartment in Arcadia for nearly three years, was getting ready for a lesson when a bullet that was fired through her ceiling barely missed her.

South Korean piano prodigy Yunchan Lim becomes youngest ever to conquer prestigious Van Cliburn

  • South Korea’s Yunchan Lim made history after becoming the youngest pianist to win the world-renowned Van Cliburn International Piano Competition over the weekend.
  • Named after the famed pianist, the quadrennial competition attracts several of the world’s most talented young pianists as it supports rising artists and brings their performances to the masses.
  • While Lim performed an expansive repertoire of pieces, his most groundbreaking performance was a riveting rendition of Rachmaninov’s “Piano Concerto No. 3,” which moved the piece’s legendary conductor Marin Alsop to tears.
  • Despite distinguishing himself as one of the brightest young luminaries in the classical world, Lim was humbled by the experience.
  • “I am still a student,” Lim told Fort Worth Magazine. “I feel like I learn a lot still. It’s a great competition and I feel the burden of receiving this great and honorable award. I will push myself to measure myself up to the honor I received today.”

South Korea’s Yunchan Lim made history after becoming the youngest pianist to win the world-renowned Van Cliburn International Piano Competition over the weekend. 

Named after the famed pianist, the competition is held quadrennially in Fort Worth, Texas, attracting many of the world’s most talented young pianists as it supports rising artists and brings their performances to the masses.

Chinese girl, 11, inspires millions by continuing to play the piano after a fire burned most of her body

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  • He Yuxin, 11, fell victim to a fire accident in her home in Sanmexia, Henan Province, on Aug. 13 last year.
  • He suffered 68% burns to her body, which continues to hamper her ability to move.
  • He's grandmother was also involved in the accident, suffering 71% burns.
  • Despite her difficulties, He has resumed practicing the piano on a daily basis, according to her mother.
  • A Weibo fundraiser has been organized for He and her grandmother’s medical expenses.

An 11-year-old girl in central China has gone viral on Weibo for continuing to pursue her passion for playing piano in the face of debilitating burns.

He Yuxin, who lives with her family in Sanmenxia, Henan Province, had a life like any other child until an accident set her family’s home in flames on Aug. 13 last year.

Told he may never be able to perform again, Japanese pianist returns to stage one year after anti-Asian mob attack

Japanese pianist returns after attack

Japanese jazz pianist Tadataka Unno has returned to the stage after being attacked last year by a group of teens in a New York City subway.

Tragic incident: Tadataka, 41, was walking in Manhattan to the ticket gate of a subway station on Sept. 27, 2020, when he was approached and attacked by a group of teenage boys and girls after being mistaken as Chinese, NextShark previously reported.

Chinese Piano Prodigy Wows Netizens With Epic Performance on Australian Talent Show

A 6-year-old Chinese piano player captivated spectators after revealing her favorite musicians and delivering a mind-blowing performance during an episode of “Little Big Shots Australia” earlier in September.

Chen Anke flew all the way from China to make herself known to the Australian crowd, and host Shane Jacobson couldn’t help but ask the child prodigy if she likes popular musical artists such as Taylor Swift.