Nomin Zolzaya, cellist
Nomin Zolzaya spent her earliest years living in a yurt in Mongolia. Her mother encouraged her to play the cello and soon, her talent made her a standout success in Mongolia’s only music school. When she was 15, a chance encounter put her on the path to achieving that dream. But that’s when her greatest struggle began.
Follow Nomin Zolzaya’s extraordinary journey from Mongolia to Illinois on this episode of Classical:BTS.