Thomas Yang2nd Violin

Thomas Yang

What is your hometown?

Wilmette, IL

When did you join the Grant Park Music Festival?

1984

Where did you study?

Indiana University, Roosevelt University, American Conservatory of Music

What is your career highlight?

Performing with Frank Sinatra

What would you be if you were not a musician?

Real estate agent

What are your hobbies?

Fishing

Can you share any memorable stories about your experience with the Grant Park Music Festival?

When Hugh Wolff (conductor) had to wait for the helicopters that were hovering over the old band shell; he turned around and tried to shoot them down with his baton!