Years with the Redlands Symphony: 5 years
Hometown: Seattle, WA
What other groups do you play with?
Burbank Philharmonic, Santa Cecilia Orchestra, Thousand Oaks Philharmonic, Riverside Philharmonic, Kadima String Quartet, Pasadena Symphony, New West Symphony. Downey Symphony
Where did you study music?
The University of Washington – Bachelor of Science in Clinical Dietetics (But I never worked as a dietitian. I got into an orchestra my senior year!)
Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance
Festivals: Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC and Spoleto, Italy; Bear Valley Festival in CA, Coos Bay Festival in OR
Who are your favorite composers?
Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, anyone Romantic!
What was your proudest moment as a musician?
Whenever I play a concerto with an orchestra, because I have worked at least 6 months on each concerto. I don’t play it perfectly, but I play with all my heart!