Most of us spend decades (10,000 hours?) learning our respective trades with the hope of someday making it to the top. Few of us succeed in making our name renowned in our field.
Nhat Tong, while in High School in 2019 won the Young Organist Competition held just up the road in Columbia, SC. (Had I known about it, I would have attended.)
I have to believe he worked very very hard during his short life and may also have been blessed with some music genes. The cobination is remarkable.
Below is Nhat, of Houston, Texas, playing an unidentified organ, releasing the beauty of Buxtehude’s Prelude Fuge & Chaconne. Wach this young man as he is part of the future of the King of Instruments.