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Blind saxophonist teaches the next generation of musicians
Matthew Weihmuller gives a whole new meaning to “feeling” the music. “I’m actually reading ahead of what I’m describing,” he said as he slid his fingertips over the Braille notes on his music sheet. Weihmuller has been blind since birth. His hereditary Leber congenital amaurosis condition keeps him from seeing much more than light and contrast. He can’t make out shapes or colors and uses a cane to navigate hallways.