To the Best of Our Knowledge Published by To the Best of Our Knowledge A Violinist Flees Syria and Discovers a New Home in the US Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/689079/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Three years ago, violinist Mariela Shaker escaped the Syrian Civil War and relocated to the US, moving from Aleppo, a city of 2 million people, to a small Illinois town of less than 10,000. Here’s how she found home in an unfamiliar place.