Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Gary Wright

Education: degrees in Music Performance from Boston University and in Physics from Harvard

When did you start playing with the VSO? 1982

Other current jobs besides VSO: Speech recognition software designer and consultant

Favorite composer: Stravinsky

Hobbies: gardening

How did you get started in music? I started on drums, but my teacher recommended I quit.

Favorite vice: following University of Maryland basketball

People would be surprised to know that: I can order a meal or enjoy an opera in Russian, Finnish, and French.