Instrument

Violin

Hometown

Frederick, Maryland, and Aspen, Colorado

School

Homeschool

Ensemble(s)

Academy of Saint Cecilia Youth Orchestra, American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, Maryland Talent Education Center String Orchestra

Favorite Musician(s)

Jascha Heifetz, Michael Rabin, Nathan Milstein, Arthur Rubinstein, Gregor Piatigorsky, Joshua Bell, Vadim Repin, Itzhak Perlman, Hilary Hahn, Arturo Toscanini, Fritz Reiner, Georg Solti

Interests/Accomplishments

● Recipient of the State of Maryland International Reading Association Council’s 2009 Young Authors Contest Award for the poem, “If Our Lives Had a Soundtrack”

● Enjoys physical fitness and nutrition, reading, and going to see live music

● Plays in a contemporary folk group called The Tomy Wright String Orchestra

● Has traveled to the Czech Republic, Israel, and England

● Hopes to pursue a career in violin performance

Meet the rest of the 2013 orchestra.