PERCUSSION



            

Rob Power

Principal BIO

Rob Power

Principal

When did you join the NSO?

09/20/1989

Who inspired you to learn how to play?

Don Wherry

If you could pick one living artist to collaborate with, who would it be?

Jimmy Page

What’s a good song that’s currently playing on the radio?

4 American Dollars by U.S. Girls

If you could open a show for any artist or tour, who would it be?

Peter Gabriel

What other non-musical creative outlets do you have?

Running. Instrument building

Étienne Gendron

Section BIO

Étienne Gendron

Section

When did you join the NSO?

12/15/2013

Who inspired you to learn how to play?

My grandfather, my father and my brother.

If you could pick one living artist to collaborate with, who would it be?

Jacob Collier

What’s a good song that’s currently playing on the radio?

Not sure

If you could open a show for any artist or tour, who would it be?

Louis-Jean Cormier

What other non-musical creative outlets do you have?

Astronomy, cooking, and reading.



TIMPANI



            

Rob Power

Principal BIO

Rob Power

Principal

When did you join the NSO?

09/20/1989

Who inspired you to learn how to play?

Don Wherry

If you could pick one living artist to collaborate with, who would it be?

Jimmy Page

What’s a good song that’s currently playing on the radio?

4 American Dollars by U.S. Girls

If you could open a show for any artist or tour, who would it be?

Peter Gabriel

What other non-musical creative outlets do you have?

Running. Instrument building



KEYBOARD/ ORGAN/ CELESTE



            

Bill Brennan

Principal BIO

Bill Brennan

Principal

When did you join the NSO?

09/01/1978

Who inspired you to learn how to play?

Don Wherry

If you could pick one living artist to collaborate with, who would it be?

Stevie Wonder

What’s a good song that’s currently playing on the radio?

Couldn’t It Be (by Andrea Koziol and Bill Brennan – shameless promotion)

If you could open a show for any artist or tour, who would it be?

James Taylor

What other non-musical creative outlets do you have?

Other than music, I’m useless. Though I think I could be a decent golf commentator.

Stephen Candow

Principal Keyboard BIO

Stephen Candow

Principal Keyboard

When did you join the NSO?

09/01/2010

Who inspired you to learn how to play?

 

If you could pick one living artist to collaborate with, who would it be?

 

What’s a good song that’s currently playing on the radio?

 

If you could open a show for any artist or tour, who would it be?

 

What other non-musical creative outlets do you have?

Jenny Griffoen

Principal Keyboard BIO

Jenny Griffoen

Principal Keyboard

When did you join the NSO?

09/01/2016

Who inspired you to learn how to play?

 

If you could pick one living artist to collaborate with, who would it be?

 

What’s a good song that’s currently playing on the radio?

 

If you could open a show for any artist or tour, who would it be?

 

What other non-musical creative outlets do you have?

Brian Way

Principal BIO

Brian Way

Principal

When did you join the NSO?

09/01/1995