Hometown: Faribault, Minn.
Piece: Sergei Prokofiev — Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 1
What are your goals as a musician/performer/group?
My goal is to become a concert pianist. When I was 9, I saw a video of Van Cliburn performing live. The audience clapped and cheered for him, and I realized I wanted to be a performer.