Instrument

Violin

Hometown

Bettendorf, Iowa

School

Pleasant Valley High School

Ensemble(s)

Quad City Youth Symphony Orchestra

Favorite Musician(s)

Andrew Bird, As Tall as Lions, Beach House, Beirut, The Black Keys, Bon Iver, Ella Fitzgerald, Fleet Foxes, Frank Ocean, The Killers, Lana Del Rey, Local Natives, Louis Armstrong, Passion Pit, Sufjan Stevens, J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopin, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Igor Stravinsky, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Interests/Accomplishments

● Enjoys mock trial, soccer, cross country running, skiing, playing keyboard for his Worship Team at church, student government, and ultimate frisbee

● An Eagle Scout

● Senior Class Vice President and Mock Trial Regional Champion

● Winner of the Western Illinois University Environmental Summit Student Sustainability Award

● A National Merit Commended Scholar, with a 4.00 unweighted GPA

Meet the rest of the 2013 orchestra.