Hometown: Stillwater, Minn.
Piece: Henryk Wieniawski — Violin Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 22, I. Allegro moderato
What are your goals as a musician/performer/group?
My goal as a performer is to put the audience first. Every time I perform, I remind myself that this might be the first time someone hears this piece. I want their listening experience to be as magical as it was for me the first time I heard it.