Instrument

Cello

Hometown

Batavia, Illinois

School

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Studies Music at

Midwest Young Artists

Ensemble(s)

Midwest Young Artists' Symphony Orchestra

Favorite Musician(s)

Mstislav Rostropovich, Leonard Rose, Jacqueline du Pré, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Interests/Accomplishments

● Completed a research project in neutrino physics at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

● A fellow of “Write On for Israel,” a two-year advocacy program through the Jewish United Fund in Chicago

● Enjoys physics, studying German, and writing

● Has traveled to Israel, England, Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands

● Hopes to pursue a carer in music, with plans to double major in cello performance and either physics or Middle Eastern studies

Meet the rest of the 2013 orchestra.