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'Art Will Heal Us': Ernie Boch Jr.'s 'Music Drives Us' Hosting Virtual Talent Show

NORWOOD (CBS) -- The coronavirus has forced the cancellation of spring performances for children across New England, including recitals, musicals and concerts. Car magnate and philanthropist Ernie Boch Jr.'s Music Drives Us initiative has announced a virtual talent show to showcase local artists.

The organization's social media platforms have been sharing daily videos of performers. Adults are welcome to send submissions as well by tagging or messaging @MusicDrivesUs with the hashtag #ShowMustGoOn.

"Please send us your performances, anything from instrumental solos, choral performances, monologues from a play, dance solos, etc," Music Drives Us said in a statement. "We want to be here to cheer you on!"

Boch Jr. is a Berklee College of Music graduate. Music Drives Us supports music programs in the region and supplies schools with instruments.

"We look forward to seeing all your performances and filling all our newsfeeds with little bursts of happiness," Music Drives Us said. "Art will heal us."

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