Members: Sam Richman, violin; Archie Brown, violin; Paul Watkins, viola; Eliot Johnson, cello
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
Piece: Franz Joseph Haydn — String Quartet Op. 76 No. 5 I. Allegretto
Why do you love to perform?
Performing music is more for us than just another activity — it's a way of life. The same lessons we learn in rehearsal — debate, respect, and togetherness — carry over into our lives: these are signs of a good person rather than simply a good performer.