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5:02 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Iowa native-opera singer in Boston suburb shutdown

IPR's Pat Blank talks with former Iowan Katharine Goeldner who found herself in the middle of a neighborhood shutdown as police search for a man wanted in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.

Katharine Goeldner
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Katharine Goeldner, a native of Sigourney who's performed several times with Orchestra Iowa is in a Boston suburb as a manhunt continues for one of the two men believed responsible for the bombings at the Boston Marathon. She is singing at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, but traveled to the Boston area to take her daughter on a college visit to Tufts University. She tells IPR's Pat Blank what it's been like not being able to travel as they had planned.