Where were you born and (if different) where did you grow up? Born in St.Paul, MN; grew up all over US and Asia as an “army brat.”
Current residence and marital status/family: Bristol, VT; married; two sons (Nate and Will)
Education: BA from Yale University
When did you start playing with the VSO? 1973
Hobbies: bird watching, golf, hiking,kayaking ,chess
How did you get started in music? We were all given a music aptitude test in sixth grade; when I scored very well, they suggested the violin.
Describe a typical day: Sleep as late as I want, leisurely breakfast, house/yard work or work on upcoming music till lunch, teach violin/viola in the afternoon, perhaps a gig at night (I play in a number of local bands).
Dream job if not musician: astronomer
Favorite vice I’ll admit to: hours spent watching golf
People would be surprised to know that: I seem to remember sports trivia.
Best advice I ever got: Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
Favorite way to spend an evening: playing games with friends
Pet peeve: drivers who take forever to make a turn
I’m most proud of: making a living playing music in Vermont