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Girl with Autism Shines in Must See Music Collaboration

May 19, 2014

On April 2nd, 2014, World Autism Awareness Day, Autism Speaks brought together four musicians who had never met before to collaborate at the Converse Rubber Tracks studios in Brooklyn. Jodi DiPiazza, a 12-year old singer, musician and composer who’s on the spectrum; Ashley Koeppel, a 16-year old vocalist, who has two cousins affected by autism; Yohimbe Sampson and Bradley Valentin, two seasoned professionals who make up Meridian, an indie-rock duo from Brooklyn.