News + Events

Senior Spotlight: Marquise Bradley

Name: Marquise Bradley

Instrument: Clarinet

Current Teacher: Sean Bailey

High School: Creative and Performing Arts High School

College / Major: Cleveland Institute of Music, Clarinet Performance

How long have you been a member of the PYO organization and in which ensembles did you participate?

I have been a member of the PYO organization for 3 years. I spent 1 year in PYAO and 2 in PYO.

Do you have any plans or activities planned over the summer?

I am attending the Clarinet Institute at Interlochen for one week, then the Kinhaven Music School for six weeks.

What is one of your favorite PYO memories?

One of my favorite PYO memories is playing Sleigh Ride for Santa Claus when he came in for our last rehearsal before winter break.

When you are not in rehearsal or practicing your instrument, what other activities or hobbies do you enjoy?

I enjoy attending Philadelphia Orchestra concerts and binge watching shows on Netflix.

What is one unique attribute about you that people find surprising?

People always seem to be surprised by my sense of humor.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? What do you see yourself doing?

In 10 years, I see myself with a D.M.A. teaching and playing the clarinet in a major city.