Gifted musician Ben Goldscheider literally blew his audience away after playing in front of 5,000 people at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in London.
The 19-year-old made his solo debut on the famous stage playing Mozart’s Horn Concerto, but what’s most incredible about the talented teenager’s story is the fact that he was diagnosed with the chronic lung disease, bronchiectasis, at 6 years old.
At the time, his family was told that his lung function was just 50 percent. His family thought playing a brass instrument might help to improve and strengthen his lungs, so encouraged him to learn to play the French horn, according to the Daily Mail.
Today, Ben is managing his condition with daily airway clearance physiotherapy and medication. He was accepted into the Berlin Barenboim-Said Akademie in 2016, just months after winning BBC’s Young Musician of the Year.
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