Name: Jaclyn Rainey
Hometown: LaGrange, KY
At what age did you begin playing your instrument? 10
Who have been your greatest musical influences? All of my horn teachers, they have all taught me so much about being a great horn player and person.
Who are your favorite composers? Brahms, Strauss, Mahler and whoever wrote the theme song to Dallas.
What career path would you have taken had you not chosen music?Accounting.
What's currently playing on your iPod or CD player? Radio Podcasts, it surely beats watching the news!
Your hobbies and interests: My Gordon Setter, Lily, and watching atrocious reality TV shows.
Some little-known, yet interesting facts about you: I showed American Saddlebred Horses when I was younger and even competed at the World's Championship Horse Show.
Daily practice rituals: Clarke Studies and Georg Kopprasch.
The question you're asked most often about your instrument (and your answer): "Why did you decide to play French horn?" It was the only instrument I could get a sound out of!
Your favorite part about playing in the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra: Definitely the people. Such a wonderful, nice group!