weisshaar-4Your instrument/position in the orchestra:
Section Violin (Second)
 
When did you join the Pacific Symphony?
Fall, 2002
 
Hometown:
San Diego and Greensboro, NC
 
How old were you when you started playing your instrument?
3.5 years old. (My first teacher is the mother of PS’s very own Associate CM, Paul Manaster!)
 
What’s your favorite movie or TV show?
Big Bang Theory
 
What’s your “desert island” piece of classical music?
Mahler Sym #3, although you won’t find me anywhere near the desert since I got lost there for several hours when I was 8 years old!
 
Where do you like to hang out when you aren’t at Pacific Symphony?
Peet’s Coffee, Davis Magnet School, and Paularino Elementary School, Temple Bat Yahm! 
 
Do you have a mantra or personal slogan that has influenced your life? 
Good skill! (Like Good Luck, but putting more emphasis on our individual control of the situation, despite how our luck turns out)

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                                                    The early stages of MarlaJoy’s career!

Where else can we see you playing your instrument?
Weddings, Parties, Classrooms, PS Heartstrings venues
 
Is there something besides music that you are passionate about that you would like people to know about you?
Yes! Autism Awareness!!!

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                                                               MarlaJoy and family!

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