Name: Suzannah Chalick
Hometown: Lincoln, MA
At what age did you begin playing your instrument? 11
Who has been your greatest musical influence? Martha Katz
Who are your favorite composers? Bach, Brahms.
What career path would you have taken had you not chosen music? Either English or something in the creative arts.
What's currently playing on your iPod or CD player? Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singing Schumann Lieder, the Doerfel Family Band.
Your hobbies and interests: Hiking, baking, quilting, spending time with my family.
Some little-known, yet interesting facts about you: My dad put me on cross-country skis at age 3, and I was on the ski team during high school. I took a year of Russian in college.
Funniest concert moment: When the pops mascot "Grunt" failed to work on command.
Daily practice rituals: Scales, Bach.
The question you're asked most often about your instrument (and your answer): "What age did you start?" My answer: "11."
Your favorite part about playing in the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra: The friendly people.