The Kennedy Center Chamber Players play Glinka, Colgrass & Brahms
National Symphony Orchestra: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor / Daniil Trifonov, piano, plays Rachmaninoff; Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano, sings Falla
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Celebrating R. Strauss at 150 featuring Iréne Theorin, soprano, and John Relyea, bass-baritone
One Mic: NSO Pops: Nas with the 20th Anniversary Celebration of ILLMATIC / Steven Reineke, conductor
I attended Oberlin Conservatory and Eastman School of Music.
Was it for music?
What is your favorite piece (or pieces) to play in the orchestra?
RAchmaninoff's Symphonic Dances
Describe your favorite NSO moment:
Playing for and shaking hands with President Clinton
What are three songs or pieces you love to listen to?
Beethoven Symphony No. 7, the slow movement (Movement 2); and Dvorák’s Serenade for Strings
When did you know you wanted to be a professional musician?
Senior year of high school
What is your favorite thing about living in the DC area?
Access to culture and great restaurants
Do you have any pets?
One cat, named Jazzy
What is your favorite way to spend your free time?
In yoga class
Name one thing people would be surprised to know about you:
I am a certified yoga instructor