Quarter Finalist, 2015 Fischoff International Chamber Competition, Junior Division; Honorable Mention, 2015 Rembrandt Chamber Musicians High School Competition; First place, 2017 Mary West Concerto Competition, Minnesota
Minnesota Sinfonia, substitute, 2019; Chicago Civic Orchestra, associate, 2021; New World Symphony, substitute, 2022; National Cello Institute, 2020; International Cello Institute, 2021
Waking up to my dad’s Classic FM blasting downstairs
When I found myself blanking in an interview after being asked what my favorite part of accounting was.
From studio mates and my teacher
Alternative, emo, and country
My first time playing Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5
I like to roast coffee in a popcorn popper.
Performing feels less scary when you do it for the composer and not yourself.