Instrument

Viola

Hometown

Rochester, New York

School

Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School

Studies Music at

Eastman Community Music School

Ensemble(s)

Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Favorite Musician(s)

The Decemberists, Modest Mouse, Mumford & Sons, Andrew Bird, Wilco, Bobby McFerrin, Bon Iver, Death Cab for Cutie, Wynton Marsalis, Esperanza Spalding

Interests/Accomplishments

● Enjoys hiking, swimming, biking, reading, busking at farmers’ markets, traveling, painting, and learning languages

● A member of the Garth Fagan Student Dance Company

● Winner of the Haiku Society of America’s Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Competition and the United Nations Haiku Competition

● Candidate for the International Baccalaureate diploma and a member of the National Honor Society

● Hopes to pursue a career in viola performance, psychology, or international studies

Meet the rest of the 2013 orchestra.