Education: University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Neighborhood: Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio
Joined the CSO in 1985
Family: Sylvia Mitchell and I have a daughter, Julia
Inspirations as a musician: Through composing I find my own musical voice. Ultimately playing and improvising for a live audience is the most fulfilling.
Current playlist: I’ve been listening to Pandora stations for Ralph Towner, Hal Galper, Mayra Andrade, and Bela Fleck.
How can the Orchestra make the world a better place? Listening at home to a recording of a great orchestral work can inspire and expand your imagination. Listening in Music Hall to a great live orchestra concert can be an experience that changes your life.