Hometown: Owatonna, Minn.
Piece: Carl Maria von Weber — Concerto for Bassoon in F Major, Op. 75, I. Allegro ma non troppo
Why do you love to perform?
I love to perform because I view performance as an outlet for self-expression. Playing my bassoon allows me to showcase my musical interpretations, convey my emotions, and communicate with my audience in meaningful ways. Performance is my passion.