WATCH | Local self-taught teen pianist impresses with an impromptu public performance

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"Joshua has gone viral after playing 'River Flows in you' by Yiruma at Table Bay Mall. Photo: Schulla Pronk video screenshot.
"Joshua has gone viral after playing 'River Flows in you' by Yiruma at Table Bay Mall. Photo: Schulla Pronk video screenshot.

Thirteen year old Joshua has gone viral after playing the 'River Flows in you' by Yiruma at Table Bay Mall in Cape Town. 

He was captured playing at the mall's piano by Schulla Pronk, who shared that she was just going to the mall quickly on Thursday. She says that she was stopped by the sweet sounds coming from the mall's piano.

Along with the video she shared on Facebook, she wrote, "This is Joshua. A self-taught 13-year-old. He's never had a piano lesson in his life!!"

"So gifted with so much talent! Sharing this video with his proud father's permission, who was standing close by and clearly as mesmerized as we were," she added.

After capturing the video, Pronk posted it to her Facebook page, and the video has received plenty of comments and has inspired many people. 

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Jolene Page, who watched the video, commented, "Wow! He deserves someone to notice him. He can go far with his talent."

While, Priscilla Swartz wrote, "There's nothing more soothing for your soul… than music. May someone take this young man by the hand and guide him to continue his gift."

Thanks to Pronk for recording and sharing Joshua's talent, he has been offered a scholarship, and more people are interested in helping this young man nurture his talent.

Watch the video below:


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