Meet the Members of the Thalea String Quartet!
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Favorite Food: PIZZA!
Favorite Candy: Definitely a tie between Mars bars and black licorice
Hidden Talent: I can make a mean grilled cheese sandwich
Family Fun Fact: My great-grandfather was a British doctor in China and became a member of the Chinese royal family after he helped heal members of the Chinese court
Coolest Place You’ve Performed: A thousand year old chapel in a field in the South of France. There was ancient Roman writing engraved on the wall of the church!
Favorite Children’s Book: I’m a big fan of The Story of Ferdinand and anything by Shel Silverstein
Favorite Disney Movie: It’s gotta be the original animated Lion King – a classic!!
Hometown: Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Candy: Goji berries
Hidden Talent: Dancing! I have danced most of my life and it makes me feel like my most creative self
Family Fun Fact: I have six older brothers!
Coolest Place You’ve Performed: Teatro La Fenice – the big opera house in Venice, Italy
Favorite Children’s Book: The Empty Pot by Demi, Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, and Something from Nothing by Phoebe Gilman
Favorite Disney Movie: Pocahontas! We are all connected to each other, in a circle, in a hoop that never ends
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas!
Favorite Food: Definitely coffee
Favorite Candy: The more sour, the better! Sour Patch Kids, Sour Gummy Worms, Sour Straws, Sour Skittles, etc.
Hidden Talent: I can carry all of the groceries in one trip
Family Fun Fact: My mom schedules Christmas like it’s summer camp… complete with sing-a-longs, arts & crafts, games, and cooking competitions!
Coolest Place You’ve Performed: At the White House for President Obama as a ‘Champion of Change’, but a close second is at Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Favorite Children’s Book: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie… you’ll have to give him a glass of milk!
Favorite Disney Movie: Hands down, Lion King. I aspire to be as cool as Simba
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Favorite Food: Spicy Chicken Wings… but pretty much anything that’s spicy!
Favorite Candy: Nerds are my favorite sweet candy, but Reese’s are my favorite chocolatey candy
Hidden Talent: I can read really fast! I’ve loved reading my whole life
Family Fun Fact: My father lives in Africa in Lagos, Nigeria
Coolest Place You’ve Performed: The Sala São Paolo in Brazil! It was super cool to play with the orchestra there and the hall was absolutely stunning AND sounded great
Favorite Children’s Book: Where The Wild Things Are or Frog and Toad are Friends
Favorite Disney Movie: Lion King hands down. I had a stuffed Simba as a little girl and didn’t miss out on the chance to see the live action remake when it came out