Donations Follow Burglary at Home of Blind Child Prodigy

Girl is giving an interview.

We have an update on a story about a home burglary that left a blind musical child prodigy in tears. Today Rachel Flowers is all smiles thanks to the generosity of our viewers and a famous musician. Last week the 17 year old told us about the burglars who stole her laptop, a cello, two […]

Oxnard music prodigy loses instruments to burglar

Rachel Flowers is playing the piano.

When burglars broke into an Oxnard home and stole musical instruments on Sunday, they didn’t take them from a run-of-the-mill musician but from someone so gifted that her talents surpass many of us mere mortals. Rachel Flowers began playing the piano at 2 years of age. In January, the 17-year-old took first place in the […]

Help Hueneme High Blind Musical Prodigy

Rachel Flowers is giving an interview.

A home burglary left a child prodigy without many of her musical instruments. Rachel Flowers was born premature and lost her vision when she was just three months old. Flowers started playing the piano at age two and plays the flute and sax too. But burglars broke through a window of her Oxnard home during […]

Young jazz musicians compete in Ventura

Rachel Flowers, headshot.

Rachel Flowers, the winner of the Ventura Music Festival Student Jazz Competition held Sunday at the Laurel Theater in Ventura, was having such a good time, she wanted to keep playing the piano after the contest ended. Unfortunately, musician Kevin Fukagawa with the jazz group Coda, which backed the young musicians, had another engagement and […]