The internationally-known Cello player lives in Belmont with his family.
He was born in Paris but moved to the Northeast as a child. He played for JFK when he was 7 and played with Newton-native Leonard Bernstein when he was 8.
Ma went to Harvard when he was 16 and graduated with a degree in anthropology.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma plays during ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, in New York September 11, 2011.