POSITION/INSTRUMENT(s): Interim Principal Cellist
LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA MEMBER SINCE: 2005
HOMETOWN: Winnetka, Illinois
COLLEGE(s) ATTENDED: University of Southern California
COLLEGE MAJOR(s): Cello Performance, Bachelors of Music & Master of Music
PRIVATE TEACHERS: Eleanore Schoenfeld, Richard Hirschl, and Gilda Barston
HOBBIES: running, playing in a rock band, USC football
FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST(s)/GROUP(s): The Takacs Quartet, The Beatles, U2
FAVORITE COMPOSER(s): Ludwig van Beethoven
MOST INTERESTING ASPECT(s) OF BEING A MUSICIAN: I love seeing an audience emotionally affected by a great performance.
ADVICE FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS: Work on your rhythm. Most students become so obsessed with playing in tune that they forget to work on rhythm. Really good rhythm is much rarer than really good intonation.