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Liam Umbs hits the right notes at Carnegie Hall

Umbs plays piano during the Crescendo Competition at Carnegie Hall, Jan. 27, 2018.

Kaitlyn Delaney

March 15, 2019

At the age of four, sophomore Liam Umbs of Monmouth Beach sat at the piano and plucked random notes, acquainting himself with the keys in front of him. Much to the surprise of his parents, Umbs quickly taught himself how to play nursery rhymes like “Old MacDonald.” Umbs’ mother realized her sel...

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