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OREGON, OH (Toledo News Now) -
being born blind, 23-year-old Corey Pappas has been playing the piano since he
more, Corey has cerebral palsy and is only able to play with his left hand.
None of that has stopped him, and he says music is his outlet.
like to make people happy, and I enjoy the interaction with the audience and
how they get interested in my music," Corey said.
composes and arranges music just by listening to the sound of the keys on the
people listen to him play, they think, ‘Oh, that's really nice, nice music,'"
said Mike Pappas, Corey's father. "But when you look at his disability, coupled
with the fact that he is playing the piano, it's amazing what he can do."
says it all started with a toy piano they bought Corey when he was 4 years old.
His parents quickly realized he wasn't just banging keys like most 4-year-olds
would. He was playing music.
myself have taken it for granted a lot, and I think I really realize what he is
capable of when I see him play and I see the reaction of other people," Mike
are Corey's future plans?
could see myself doing concerts in front of people because of my likingness of
able to perform," he said.
hope that Corey can continue to nurture his ability to be spontaneous in
playing music," Mike said.
will be playing Friday night at the Manor House at 7 p.m.