Besides being a talented musician, Aaron Brask is a skilled nine ball player. He comes from a musical family where his mother was a singer, father a pianist and brother a drummer.

What do you want patrons of the Symphony to know about you?
We are all guardians of a great tradition.

What would you be doing if you weren’t a professional musician?
I will cross that bridge when I come to it.

What do you do in your spare time (other than practice!)?
Racking for more skillful pool players.

What is your favorite thing about being a professional musician?
Helping people forget their troubles for a couple hours each week.

What sport(s) do you participate in?
Gainesville closed during Gator games. I had trouble with team sports after that. An odd game every so often is fun. Swimming.

What is your favorite food?
Fresh food prepared by others and shared.

What are you currently listening to?
I like vinyl records. I also enjoy Brad Mehldau, Scott Hamilton, John Allred, Tokyo Quartet,
R Druian and George Szell playing Mozart sonatas.

Interlochen Arts Academy; Bachelor of Music, Boston University.