Hometown: St. Michael, Minn.
Piece: Richard Strauss — Gedichte aus Letzte Blatter, No. 6 "Die Nacht"
Why do you love to perform?
Performing, for me, is one of the most honest acts I can do. When I sing, I feel like I am baring my soul for the listeners and giving them a small piece of my heart. It seems to make people happy, and I enjoy making people happy.