Where were you born and (if different) where did you grow up? Mansfield, Ohio
Current residence and marital status/family: Boston area
Education: BM from University of Colorado Boulder and MM from Boston University, both in viola performance
When did you start playing with the VSO? 2018
Other current jobs besides VSO: Various freelance work throughout New England, violin/viola faculty in a public school after-school program
Favorite composer: Bach, Prokofiev, Stravinsky…
Hobbies: Cooking, reading, languages, traveling, hiking/just being outside in general
How did you get started in music? I started violin when I was six. I discovered viola in the middle of college and was instantly hooked!
Dream job if not musician: Food writer or ceramicist
Best advice I ever got: Record yourself… and actually listen back.
Pet peeve: Bad grammar and people who don’t listen