Ardsley, New York (born in Plainview, New York)
Favorite Mozart Piece to Perform:
There are too many to name, but the late piano concertos, the operas, and the wind serenades are all big favorites.
Favorite Non-musical Activity:
Cooking for my family
First Memorable Musical Experience:
Hearing Ravel's Alborada del gracioso performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Meadow Brook Music Festival with my parents. Listening to Charles Sirard, the DSO's principal bassoon, play the solo in that piece inspired me to play the bassoon.