Instrument

Tuba

Hometown

Clinton, Tennessee

School

Clinton High School

Ensemble(s)

Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra, Oak Ridge Community Band

Favorite Musician(s)

Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, Sonny Osborne, Alan Baer, Gene Pokorny, Carol Jantsch, Øystein Baadsvik, James Gourlay

Interests/Accomplishments

● Also plays euphonium, trombone, banjo, mandolin, guitar, and string bass

● Enjoys reading books about history and is interested in John Deere tractors, trains, and steam locomotives

● Volunteered at the Clinch River Raptor Center, helping rehabilitate injured birds of prey such as owls and hawks

● Helped restore a 1968 Chevrolet truck

● Hopes to pursue a career in music education

Meet the rest of the 2013 orchestra.