Iraqi Violinist Builds From Scratch in Utica

He is a musician, a father and a husband. And also a refugee from Iraq. Music represents his passport to the world. Rajb came to Utica last year to start a new life.

“Music is beautiful everywhere.” — Imad Rajb

He is a musician, a father and a husband. And also a refugee from Iraq. Music represents his passport to the world. Rajb came to Utica last year to start a new life.

Rajb was a well-known violinist in the Arabic orchestra in Dubai but now he is building his musical career from scratch here in Utica. By volunteering to play the violin, Rajb  decided to give back to the community that welcomed him and his family.  

With his family, Rajb is coping in order to get used to the new life and new traditions here in Utica.

Watch his story and come back Dec. 4 for a longer documentary featuring Rajb.

 

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