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Renowned Minnesota pianist named official Steinway Artist

Last April, KARE caught up with Nachito Herrera after a battle with COVID-19 that nearly killed him. Now he's recognized as an official Steinway Artist

MINNESOTA, USA — If you're looking for a little more music this weekend, you have an opportunity to check out a beloved local musician online.

Renowned pianist, Nachito Herrera, was just named an official Steinway Artist. It’s a rare designation and one he celebrated with a special performance and conversation with Schmitt Music from his home in Minnesota. It's available to watch online right now, and it's just the latest incredible chapter in his story.

last April, KARE 11 caught up with Nachito after a battle with COVID-19 that nearly killed him. 

In honor of his latest performance, tonight we're going to take you back to April, and the story he shared with us about faith, family and music.