What year did you join the orchestra?
I won a contract in 1994 when I was in high school, and then again in 2008 when I moved back to Reno.
How long have you been playing music?
Since playing in Nancy Hoffman’s sixth grade orchestra at Lena Juniper.
How did you pick your instrument?
Cello was the only instrument where the girls could wear pants.
Cello performance, private instruction, Artistic Director of the Tahoe Chamber Music Society, board member and performer with the ReNew new music ensemble, adjunct instructor at Western Nevada College.
When you’re not playing with the Reno Phil, what would we most likely see you doing in your free time?
Walking dogs, running, knitting.
What genre of music are you most excited to play?
What is your favorite piece of all time to play, and why?
I can’t possibly answer that. There are too many reasons to get excited about playing.