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Self-taught deaf pianist performs at Sunburst Concert

The inaugural concert will raise funds for people with muscular dystrophy and for financially- disadvantaged arts students

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From left: Pianist Ron Tan Zi Kai learned to play the instrument by watching others play and experimenting on his own. Other performers include Sota student Kevin Tristan and Sota student Natasha Da Costa.

Singapore

SELF-TAUGHT pianist Ron Tan Zi Kai is "80 per cent deaf". He learned to play the instrument by watching others play and experimenting on his own.

Eventually he mastered the piano to an extent he could perform in pubs, hotels and public concerts.

At the inaugural...

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